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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 112 103 90.9 82.1-95.6 9 9.1 4.4-17.9
RACE
White 102 95 91.9 83.4-96.3 7 8.1 3.7-16.6
Other 8 7 96.7 76.4-99.6 1 3.3 0.4-23.6
AGE
18-44 17 14 86.2 61.9-96.0 3 13.8 4.0-38.1
45+ 95 89 93.2 84.7-97.1 6 6.8 2.9-15.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 42 97.6 84.4-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.6
Some College + 69 61 87.0 74.0-94.1 8 13.0 5.9-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 52 96.2 85.2-99.1 2 3.8 0.9-14.8
$50,000+ 52 45 86.6 72.2-94.1 7 13.4 5.9-27.8

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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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