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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
-Eastern NC 772 494 57.8 52.3-63.1 278 42.2 36.9-47.7
RACE
White 540 356 59.1 52.6-65.3 184 40.9 34.7-47.4
African American 172 109 58.8 46.7-69.9 63 41.2 30.1-53.3
Other Minorities 57 29 36.8 22.4-54.1 28 63.2 45.9-77.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 6 32.8 11.6-64.6 15 67.2 35.4-88.4
Non-Hispanic 750 488 58.5 52.9-63.9 262 41.5 36.1-47.1
AGE
40-44 76 23 21.6 12.1-35.7 53 78.4 64.3-87.9
45-54 194 82 46.6 36.7-56.8 112 53.4 43.2-63.3
55-64 228 165 69.8 60.3-77.9 63 30.2 22.1-39.7
65+ 274 224 84.6 78.3-89.3 50 15.4 10.7-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 62 46.5 33.6-60.0 46 53.5 40.0-66.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 130 54.2 44.2-63.8 95 45.8 36.2-55.8
Some Post-H.S. 178 105 49.4 38.3-60.7 73 50.6 39.3-61.7
College Graduate 261 197 71.5 62.6-79.1 64 28.5 20.9-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 33 31.9 18.2-49.7 39 68.1 50.3-81.8
$15,000- 24,999 135 82 50.1 37.1-63.2 53 49.9 36.8-62.9
$25,000- 34,999 87 53 54.3 38.8-69.1 34 45.7 30.9-61.2
$35,000- 49,999 93 57 61.2 46.6-74.0 36 38.8 26.0-53.4
$50,000-74,999 105 69 60.0 46.1-72.5 36 40.0 27.5-53.9
$75,000+ 199 148 68.1 56.8-77.6 51 31.9 22.4-43.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 210 58.5 50.2-66.4 113 41.5 33.6-49.8
No 423 272 58.1 50.5-65.3 151 41.9 34.7-49.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 325 236 67.6 59.3-75.0 89 32.4 25.0-40.7
Non-Veteran 447 258 51.7 44.5-58.7 189 48.3 41.3-55.5

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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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