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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,393 2,402 50.1 48.1-52.0 438 10.1 9.0-11.3 155 3.3 2.7- 4.0 211 4.2 3.5- 5.0 1,187 32.3 30.4-34.2
-Wake County 167 104 61.0 52.4-69.0 13 8.1 4.5-14.2 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 41 27.4 20.3-35.9
RACE
White 126 85 66.8 57.3-75.1 7 5.4 2.5-11.4 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 28 24.6 17.2-33.8
Other 41 19 47.7 31.0-65.0 6 14.4 6.0-30.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 2 2.6 0.6-10.1 13 34.0 19.3-52.5
AGE
40-44 22 8 39.6 20.8-62.0 3 13.8 4.1-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 46.6 26.3-68.1
45+ 145 96 65.8 56.7-73.9 10 6.8 3.5-12.9 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 3 1.4 0.5- 4.5 30 23.1 16.1-32.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 17 54.2 35.7-71.6 4 15.0 5.4-35.2 2 3.2 0.7-12.6 2 3.6 0.9-14.0 8 24.0 11.6-43.3
Some College + 134 87 62.9 53.1-71.6 9 6.3 3.1-12.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 33 28.3 20.3-38.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 22 50.4 33.7-67.1 5 12.2 4.6-28.8 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 2 3.4 0.8-13.0 11 31.1 16.8-50.2
$50,000+ 106 73 66.8 56.1-76.0 6 6.3 2.8-13.6 3 1.8 0.5- 6.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 23 24.4 16.2-35.0

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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