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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,354 1,826 48.5 46.0-50.9 310 8.0 6.9- 9.3 124 4.5 3.5- 5.7 202 5.5 4.4- 6.9 892 33.5 31.1-36.0
-Eastern NC 772 432 51.7 46.3-57.0 62 6.1 4.1- 9.0 31 5.1 3.0- 8.7 42 4.1 2.7- 6.4 205 33.0 27.9-38.4
RACE
White 540 311 52.0 45.7-58.3 45 7.1 4.5-11.0 21 4.1 2.2- 7.5 27 4.2 2.4- 7.3 136 32.6 26.6-39.1
African American 172 96 54.8 43.0-66.2 13 3.9 1.6- 9.3 8 8.9 3.3-21.6 11 3.6 1.7- 7.3 44 28.8 19.3-40.6
Other Minorities 57 25 33.9 20.0-51.3 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 3 5.2 1.4-17.5 24 57.3 39.9-73.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 5 28.7 8.7-62.9 1 4.1 0.6-24.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.6 14 64.1 33.9-86.1
Non-Hispanic 750 427 52.3 46.8-57.8 61 6.2 4.1- 9.1 31 5.3 3.0- 8.9 41 4.2 2.7- 6.5 190 32.1 26.9-37.6
AGE
40-44 76 18 17.6 9.1-31.4 5 4.0 1.2-12.5 4 10.0 2.9-29.4 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5 47 67.1 50.8-80.2
45-54 194 70 40.1 30.5-50.6 12 6.5 2.9-13.9 6 1.1 0.4- 2.5 11 5.9 2.6-12.9 95 46.4 36.7-56.5
55-64 228 143 62.2 52.4-71.1 22 7.6 3.7-15.3 15 10.2 5.5-18.1 13 3.7 1.9- 7.1 35 16.3 10.3-24.8
65+ 274 201 79.1 72.6-84.4 23 5.5 3.5- 8.6 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8 16 4.4 2.4- 8.2 28 9.3 5.6-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 50 41.6 29.0-55.3 12 4.9 2.6- 9.3 2 3.8 0.8-16.7 7 6.4 2.5-15.6 37 43.2 30.4-57.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 112 46.7 37.0-56.7 18 7.5 3.6-14.9 10 4.2 1.7- 9.6 16 7.5 3.6-15.1 69 34.1 25.5-44.0
Some Post-H.S. 178 93 45.5 34.8-56.7 12 3.9 1.7- 8.7 10 8.8 3.5-20.3 13 3.4 1.8- 6.5 50 38.3 27.4-50.6
College Graduate 261 177 64.3 55.2-72.5 20 7.2 3.6-13.8 9 3.3 1.2- 9.0 6 1.2 0.4- 3.1 49 24.0 16.9-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 28 29.5 16.4-47.2 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4 3 2.4 0.6- 8.9 5 2.5 0.9- 6.4 31 63.2 45.1-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 135 70 46.2 33.7-59.3 12 3.9 2.1- 7.3 4 8.0 1.7-30.6 7 3.2 1.4- 7.3 42 38.6 26.7-52.0
$25,000- 34,999 87 47 48.7 33.5-64.2 6 5.6 1.8-16.4 5 7.0 2.5-18.3 6 6.5 1.7-22.6 23 32.1 19.7-47.7
$35,000- 49,999 93 52 54.0 39.4-68.0 5 7.2 1.9-23.7 4 5.5 1.6-17.2 4 4.2 1.4-11.8 28 29.2 18.0-43.6
$50,000-74,999 105 60 53.7 40.3-66.6 9 6.3 2.3-15.9 4 8.1 2.4-24.1 8 8.1 3.3-18.3 24 23.9 14.1-37.5
$75,000+ 199 127 59.3 48.4-69.4 21 8.8 4.5-16.4 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2 5 2.1 0.7- 6.2 38 27.8 18.5-39.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 187 54.5 46.4-62.5 23 4.0 2.2- 7.1 15 4.4 2.3- 8.5 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 79 33.5 25.8-42.1
No 423 237 51.5 44.1-58.9 35 6.6 3.9-10.8 14 5.1 2.2-11.4 22 4.8 2.6- 8.7 115 32.0 25.3-39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 325 209 61.5 53.3-69.2 27 6.1 3.2-11.3 13 6.9 2.9-15.6 20 3.5 2.0- 6.0 56 22.0 16.0-29.4
Non-Veteran 447 223 45.6 38.6-52.7 35 6.1 3.6-10.0 18 4.0 2.2- 7.3 22 4.5 2.5- 8.2 149 39.8 32.9-47.2

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^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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