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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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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 4,592 2,375 48.7 46.8-50.6 572 13.5 12.2-14.8 257 5.5 4.7- 6.5 601 12.9 11.7-14.3 787 19.3 17.8-21.0
-Wayne County 108 67 52.6 40.2-64.6 8 9.0 4.4-17.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 13 9.7 5.0-17.8 19 28.4 16.8-43.8
RACE
White 79 51 55.4 39.3-70.3 3 4.2 1.2-13.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.2 11 10.0 5.0-19.1 13 30.1 15.5-50.2
Other 29 16 46.7 28.3-66.1 5 19.2 8.1-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 2.1-31.8 6 25.0 10.9-47.5
AGE
40-44 8 2 11.9 2.2-44.3 1 7.9 1.0-43.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.9 1.0-43.4 4 72.2 35.4-92.5
45+ 100 65 61.7 50.2-71.9 7 9.3 4.4-18.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 12 10.1 5.1-18.7 15 18.6 10.9-30.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 32 47.8 30.9-65.2 2 3.0 0.7-11.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 8 10.0 4.1-22.6 13 38.7 21.3-59.5
Some College + 52 35 58.8 43.1-72.8 6 16.9 7.7-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.2 3.5-22.0 6 15.1 6.3-32.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 31 52.9 37.2-68.0 2 5.1 1.2-18.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 7 10.9 4.3-25.2 12 30.5 17.2-48.0
$50,000+ 46 30 50.8 31.4-70.1 5 12.1 4.7-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.9 4.0-22.8 5 27.1 9.6-56.5

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE 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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