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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 141 106 67.4 55.8-77.2 35 32.6 22.8-44.2
RACE
White 90 65 68.5 55.4-79.2 25 31.5 20.8-44.6
Other 51 41 66.3 46.9-81.4 10 33.7 18.6-53.1
AGE
18-44 17 6 44.7 20.5-71.7 11 55.3 28.3-79.5
45+ 124 100 76.2 64.0-85.2 24 23.8 14.8-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 23 44.4 25.6-64.9 12 55.6 35.1-74.4
Some College + 106 83 75.6 63.5-84.7 23 24.4 15.3-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 35 56.5 36.7-74.4 13 43.5 25.6-63.3
$50,000+ 85 65 72.9 59.2-83.3 20 27.1 16.7-40.8

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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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