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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 107 79 61.8 47.8-74.1 28 38.2 25.9-52.2
RACE
White 97 71 63.3 50.9-74.1 26 36.7 25.9-49.1
Other 8 7 58.9 13.7-92.9 1 41.1 7.1-86.3
AGE
18-44 17 5 29.5 10.7-59.4 12 70.5 40.6-89.3
45+ 90 74 78.6 66.0-87.5 16 21.4 12.5-34.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 34 69.3 48.5-84.3 8 30.7 15.7-51.5
Some College + 65 45 57.3 39.5-73.4 20 42.7 26.6-60.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 42 80.7 62.4-91.3 9 19.3 8.7-37.6
$50,000+ 50 33 51.5 33.7-69.0 17 48.5 31.0-66.3

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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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