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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,565 2,971 78.4 76.3-80.5 594 21.6 19.5-23.7
-Guilford County 220 190 81.9 74.0-87.8 30 18.1 12.2-26.0
RACE
White 185 164 85.8 77.8-91.2 21 14.2 8.8-22.2
Other 33 25 69.8 47.1-85.7 8 30.2 14.3-52.9
AGE
18-44 25 19 70.5 46.6-86.7 6 29.5 13.3-53.4
45+ 195 171 85.3 78.3-90.4 24 14.7 9.6-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 49 72.5 57.3-83.8 14 27.5 16.2-42.7
Some College + 156 140 85.0 75.1-91.4 16 15.0 8.6-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 71 73.0 57.5-84.4 16 27.0 15.6-42.5
$50,000+ 111 100 84.7 73.7-91.6 11 15.3 8.4-26.3

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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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