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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,599 207 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,392 95.4 94.4-96.2
-Eastern NC 825 58 6.9 4.8- 9.9 767 93.1 90.1-95.2
RACE
White 578 36 6.5 4.2-10.1 542 93.5 89.9-95.8
African American 182 17 8.6 4.2-16.7 165 91.4 83.3-95.8
Other Minorities 61 4 3.0 1.1- 8.2 57 97.0 91.8-98.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 800 58 7.1 4.9-10.2 742 92.9 89.8-95.1
AGE
40-44 81 0 0.0 . - . 81 100 . - .
45-54 207 3 2.0 0.5- 7.1 204 98.0 92.9-99.5
55-64 239 20 8.8 4.5-16.7 219 91.2 83.3-95.5
65+ 298 35 15.5 10.0-23.3 263 84.5 76.7-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 13 14.8 6.8-29.2 111 85.2 70.8-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 14 6.8 3.5-12.9 226 93.2 87.1-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 186 12 5.4 2.3-12.4 174 94.6 87.6-97.7
College Graduate 275 19 5.1 2.7- 9.2 256 94.9 90.8-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 6 6.5 2.0-19.2 71 93.5 80.8-98.0
$15,000- 24,999 145 10 8.2 3.1-19.7 135 91.8 80.3-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 97 5 9.0 3.1-23.5 92 91.0 76.5-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 96 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 88 97.0 93.7-98.6
$50,000-74,999 112 3 5.4 1.5-18.0 109 94.6 82.0-98.5
$75,000+ 209 15 5.7 2.9-10.8 194 94.3 89.2-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 30 8.8 5.2-14.3 326 91.2 85.7-94.8
No 442 26 5.4 3.1- 9.3 416 94.6 90.7-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 346 28 8.6 5.3-13.9 318 91.4 86.1-94.7
Non-Veteran 479 30 5.8 3.3- 9.8 449 94.2 90.2-96.7

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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