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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 420 325 74.6 67.9-80.3 95 25.4 19.7-32.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 28.1 3.2-82.0 2 71.9 18.0-96.8
Non-Hispanic 416 323 74.6 67.9-80.4 93 25.4 19.6-32.1
AGE
40-44 40 20 52.1 32.6-70.9 20 47.9 29.1-67.4
45-54 114 74 72.2 60.7-81.5 40 27.8 18.5-39.3
55-64 154 132 84.2 75.0-90.4 22 15.8 9.6-25.0
65+ 112 99 87.5 75.0-94.2 13 12.5 5.8-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 55 72.3 56.1-84.3 22 27.7 15.7-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 98 71.6 59.9-81.0 41 28.4 19.0-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 115 93 73.0 58.0-84.2 22 27.0 15.8-42.0
College Graduate 88 79 84.7 70.4-92.8 9 15.3 7.2-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 38 57.5 36.3-76.2 23 42.5 23.8-63.7
$15,000- 24,999 96 72 71.6 55.6-83.6 24 28.4 16.4-44.4
$25,000- 34,999 62 49 79.7 64.2-89.7 13 20.3 10.3-35.8
$35,000-49,999 50 42 84.6 69.8-92.9 8 15.4 7.1-30.2
$50,000- 74,999 47 38 75.4 54.3-88.8 9 24.6 11.2-45.7
$75,000+ 61 52 78.6 59.9-90.0 9 21.4 10.0-40.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 193 159 78.1 67.7-85.9 34 21.9 14.1-32.3
No 212 158 71.9 62.4-79.8 54 28.1 20.2-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 134 82.0 72.5-88.7 25 18.0 11.3-27.5
Non-Veteran 260 191 70.5 61.4-78.3 69 29.5 21.7-38.6

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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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