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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

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.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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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
-Guilford County 210 161 69.9 61.2-77.3 49 30.1 22.7-38.8
RACE
White 176 134 69.0 59.6-77.0 42 31.0 23.0-40.4
Other 32 26 75.3 51.1-89.9 6 24.7 10.1-48.9
AGE
18-44 22 9 39.5 20.8-61.9 13 60.5 38.1-79.2
45+ 188 152 78.5 70.9-84.6 36 21.5 15.4-29.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 47 73.1 58.6-83.8 15 26.9 16.2-41.4
Some College + 147 113 68.7 58.1-77.6 34 31.3 22.4-41.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 62 67.9 53.2-79.7 23 32.1 20.3-46.8
$50,000+ 104 83 71.7 60.0-81.0 21 28.3 19.0-40.0

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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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