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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,519 1,787 47.0 44.6-49.4 430 11.5 10.0-13.2 215 6.2 5.1- 7.5 493 13.5 12.0-15.2 594 21.8 19.8-24.0
-Mecklenburg County 158 76 42.7 33.8-52.2 20 15.0 9.0-24.0 9 6.7 3.1-13.9 27 18.0 11.9-26.4 26 17.5 11.7-25.1
RACE
White 116 54 42.9 32.2-54.3 16 14.1 8.2-23.2 8 9.3 4.0-19.8 19 16.0 9.7-25.3 19 17.7 11.2-26.9
Other 41 22 43.5 28.3-60.1 4 16.9 6.3-38.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 8 21.9 10.8-39.4 6 15.0 6.6-30.8
AGE
18-44 12 2 24.3 5.3-64.8 4 37.9 14.1-69.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.0 5.8-50.4 3 17.9 5.3-45.9
45+ 146 74 46.4 37.4-55.7 16 10.4 6.1-17.3 9 8.1 3.8-16.4 24 17.7 11.4-26.4 23 17.4 11.5-25.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 13 43.3 26.0-62.5 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 5 16.6 5.9-38.6 7 19.2 7.9-39.6 7 18.1 8.3-35.1
Some College + 123 63 43.0 32.8-53.8 18 19.2 11.4-30.4 4 3.6 1.2-10.2 19 16.8 10.2-26.4 19 17.4 10.9-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 21 37.6 23.8-53.9 4 10.3 2.5-33.6 3 7.8 1.9-27.6 13 21.8 11.9-36.5 11 22.4 12.2-37.5
$50,000+ 92 50 48.8 36.7-61.0 14 17.3 9.8-28.8 5 6.8 2.7-16.1 11 14.1 7.3-25.4 12 13.0 7.1-22.7

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER 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.

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