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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 411 270 59.3 51.7-66.4 141 40.7 33.6-48.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 408 269 59.2 51.6-66.4 139 40.8 33.6-48.4
AGE
40-44 40 17 39.3 22.3-59.3 23 60.7 40.7-77.7
45-54 110 54 50.0 36.3-63.6 56 50.0 36.4-63.7
55-64 151 114 72.2 61.5-80.8 37 27.8 19.2-38.5
65+ 110 85 77.7 65.3-86.6 25 22.3 13.4-34.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 39 41.4 25.9-58.9 36 58.6 41.1-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 79 59.6 46.8-71.2 56 40.4 28.8-53.2
Some Post-H.S. 113 77 54.8 40.7-68.1 36 45.2 31.9-59.3
College Graduate 87 75 81.5 67.4-90.3 12 18.5 9.7-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 22 30.5 16.8-48.7 39 69.5 51.3-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 93 61 50.5 33.4-67.5 32 49.5 32.5-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 61 42 67.1 49.5-81.0 19 32.9 19.0-50.5
$35,000-49,999 49 40 82.8 67.8-91.7 9 17.2 8.3-32.2
$50,000- 74,999 47 33 60.1 40.7-76.8 14 39.9 23.2-59.3
$75,000+ 60 46 69.3 51.6-82.6 14 30.7 17.4-48.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 186 131 66.6 55.9-75.8 55 33.4 24.2-44.1
No 210 132 56.8 46.6-66.4 78 43.2 33.6-53.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 121 70.8 59.0-80.4 36 29.2 19.6-41.0
Non-Veteran 253 149 52.5 43.0-61.9 104 47.5 38.1-57.0

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Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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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