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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 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
-Wayne County 104 59 48.0 36.1-60.1 7 7.0 3.2-14.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2 6 6.8 2.7-16.2 29 36.6 24.5-50.7
RACE
White 73 43 48.6 33.4-64.0 4 6.3 2.2-16.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 4 4.1 1.4-11.2 19 38.4 22.7-57.1
Other 31 16 46.9 29.0-65.6 3 8.2 2.4-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.7 3.0-36.0 10 33.3 17.9-53.2
AGE
40-44 7 2 12.9 2.3-47.9 1 8.6 1.0-46.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 78.4 40.6-95.1
45+ 97 57 55.3 44.1-66.1 6 6.6 2.9-14.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 6 8.2 3.3-19.1 25 27.8 18.8-39.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 27 38.1 23.8-54.8 4 5.8 2.0-15.5 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 4 9.4 3.1-25.2 20 45.6 28.2-64.1
Some College + 48 32 62.0 45.6-76.1 3 8.7 2.7-24.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 2 3.0 0.7-11.4 9 23.8 12.2-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 24 41.1 26.7-57.1 4 9.0 3.2-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 13.6 5.1-31.5 17 36.3 22.2-53.2
$50,000+ 44 29 53.1 32.2-72.9 3 6.3 1.8-19.8 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 8 35.6 16.2-61.2

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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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