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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
-Catawba County 100 83 83.9 73.5-90.7 17 16.1 9.3-26.5
RACE
White 87 75 87.3 77.0-93.4 12 12.7 6.6-23.0
Other 12 8 74.4 40.4-92.6 4 25.6 7.4-59.6
AGE
18-44 5 4 87.7 42.3-98.6 1 12.3 1.4-57.7
45+ 95 79 83.1 72.6-90.1 16 16.9 9.9-27.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 33 78.6 60.1-89.9 10 21.4 10.1-39.9
Some College + 57 50 89.7 78.7-95.3 7 10.3 4.7-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 40 85.1 70.8-93.1 10 14.9 6.9-29.2
$50,000+ 33 28 82.7 61.9-93.4 5 17.3 6.6-38.1

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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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