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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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.
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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
-Eastern NC 785 580 67.5 62.1-72.5 205 32.5 27.5-37.9
RACE
White 550 414 67.9 61.3-73.8 136 32.1 26.2-38.7
African American 175 131 71.8 60.2-81.1 44 28.2 18.9-39.8
Other Minorities 57 33 42.7 27.0-60.1 24 57.3 39.9-73.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 8 36.8 14.8-66.2 14 63.2 33.8-85.2
Non-Hispanic 762 572 68.4 62.9-73.5 190 31.6 26.5-37.1
AGE
40-44 76 29 32.9 19.8-49.2 47 67.1 50.8-80.2
45-54 196 101 54.0 44.1-63.7 95 46.0 36.3-55.9
55-64 231 196 84.0 75.7-89.9 35 16.0 10.1-24.3
65+ 282 254 90.9 85.1-94.6 28 9.1 5.4-14.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 77 59.6 46.2-71.8 37 40.4 28.2-53.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 230 161 66.5 56.8-75.0 69 33.5 25.0-43.2
Some Post-H.S. 178 128 61.7 49.4-72.6 50 38.3 27.4-50.6
College Graduate 263 214 76.1 67.2-83.1 49 23.9 16.9-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 41 36.8 21.8-54.9 31 63.2 45.1-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 139 97 62.7 49.5-74.2 42 37.3 25.8-50.5
$25,000- 34,999 88 65 68.3 52.9-80.5 23 31.7 19.5-47.1
$35,000- 49,999 94 66 71.0 56.7-82.1 28 29.0 17.9-43.3
$50,000-74,999 106 82 76.2 62.6-86.0 24 23.8 14.0-37.4
$75,000+ 201 163 72.3 60.6-81.5 38 27.7 18.5-39.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 332 253 67.3 58.8-74.8 79 32.7 25.2-41.2
No 426 311 68.3 60.9-74.9 115 31.7 25.1-39.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 330 274 78.3 71.0-84.2 56 21.7 15.8-29.0
Non-Veteran 455 306 60.8 53.5-67.6 149 39.2 32.4-46.5

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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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