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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,599 207 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,392 95.4 94.4-96.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 432 39 7.0 4.5-10.6 393 93.0 89.4-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 427 39 7.1 4.6-10.7 388 92.9 89.3-95.4
AGE
40-44 42 0 0.0 . - . 42 100 . - .
45-54 117 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 115 98.6 94.3-99.7
55-64 155 14 8.7 4.5-16.1 141 91.3 83.9-95.5
65+ 118 23 21.0 12.1-34.0 95 79.0 66.0-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 12 12.2 5.3-25.3 70 87.8 74.7-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 12 7.4 3.7-14.2 129 92.6 85.8-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 117 9 5.2 1.8-14.4 108 94.8 85.6-98.2
College Graduate 91 6 4.1 1.5-10.4 85 95.9 89.6-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 8 6.8 2.9-15.0 56 93.2 85.0-97.1
$15,000- 24,999 100 9 5.7 2.5-12.6 91 94.3 87.4-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 63 6 13.0 4.9-30.2 57 87.0 69.8-95.1
$35,000-49,999 51 5 5.7 2.1-14.9 46 94.3 85.1-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
$75,000+ 63 4 4.2 1.2-13.3 59 95.8 86.7-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 202 24 8.9 5.3-14.7 178 91.1 85.3-94.7
No 215 15 5.8 2.8-11.8 200 94.2 88.2-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 13 7.2 3.5-14.3 151 92.8 85.7-96.5
Non-Veteran 267 26 6.8 3.9-11.5 241 93.2 88.5-96.1

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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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