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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 155 111 67.6 58.1-75.8 44 32.4 24.2-41.9
RACE
White 112 78 62.1 50.4-72.5 34 37.9 27.5-49.6
Other 42 32 75.7 58.9-87.2 10 24.3 12.8-41.1
AGE
18-44 12 6 60.7 31.2-84.1 6 39.3 15.9-68.8
45+ 143 105 69.0 59.3-77.2 38 31.0 22.8-40.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 26 71.5 51.2-85.7 9 28.5 14.3-48.8
Some College + 119 85 66.9 56.0-76.3 34 33.1 23.7-44.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 34 64.3 47.3-78.2 17 35.7 21.8-52.7
$50,000+ 90 69 72.4 60.0-82.0 21 27.6 18.0-40.0

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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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