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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,259 68.0 66.1-69.9 1,187 32.0 30.1-33.9
-Wayne County 106 77 63.7 49.7-75.8 29 36.3 24.2-50.3
RACE
White 75 56 62.1 43.6-77.7 19 37.9 22.3-56.4
Other 31 21 66.7 46.8-82.1 10 33.3 17.9-53.2
AGE
40-44 7 3 21.6 4.9-59.4 4 78.4 40.6-95.1
45+ 99 74 72.5 61.4-81.4 25 27.5 18.6-38.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 37 54.7 36.1-72.0 20 45.3 28.0-63.9
Some College + 49 40 76.6 59.3-88.0 9 23.4 12.0-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 34 64.0 47.1-77.9 17 36.0 22.1-52.9
$50,000+ 45 37 64.9 39.3-84.0 8 35.1 16.0-60.7

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^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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