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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,565 2,971 78.4 76.3-80.5 594 21.6 19.5-23.7
-Catawba County 106 88 81.4 70.1-89.1 18 18.6 10.9-29.9
RACE
White 92 80 84.8 72.3-92.3 12 15.2 7.7-27.7
Other 13 8 72.9 41.6-91.0 5 27.1 9.0-58.4
AGE
18-44 8 6 79.2 41.0-95.4 2 20.8 4.6-59.0
45+ 98 82 82.1 71.2-89.5 16 17.9 10.5-28.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 33 72.5 51.8-86.6 10 27.5 13.4-48.2
Some College + 63 55 89.6 78.9-95.2 8 10.4 4.8-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 44 78.2 60.2-89.5 10 21.8 10.5-39.8
$50,000+ 36 33 90.4 71.0-97.3 3 9.6 2.7-29.0

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Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are available.

^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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