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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
RACE
White 2,891 1,500 48.4 45.8-50.9 366 12.0 10.4-13.8 177 5.8 4.8- 7.0 409 14.1 12.4-16.0 439 19.7 17.6-22.0
African American 421 214 47.9 40.8-55.0 42 11.2 6.7-18.2 25 6.9 3.8-12.4 58 12.4 8.7-17.2 82 21.7 16.4-28.0
Asian 37 9 23.8 11.2-43.7 6 8.8 3.2-22.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 21 65.7 46.2-81.1
Native American 69 28 36.1 21.1-54.4 8 10.7 3.7-27.2 5 5.9 1.8-18.2 15 27.7 13.3-48.8 13 19.6 9.5-36.2
Other Minorities 81 28 28.1 17.2-42.4 5 3.7 1.2-10.4 6 14.3 5.5-32.1 9 5.1 2.1-11.9 33 48.8 33.6-64.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 87 26 26.8 16.4-40.7 8 9.6 4.0-21.1 8 12.2 4.9-27.1 8 4.6 2.1- 9.6 37 46.8 33.0-61.2
-English Speaking 52 21 37.8 22.2-56.4 6 17.9 7.4-37.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.6 7 8.2 3.6-17.7 14 32.1 18.0-50.4
-Spanish Speaking 35 5 15.8 5.8-36.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 4 20.4 7.1-46.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 23 61.6 38.8-80.3
Non-Hispanic 3,425 1,757 47.9 45.5-50.3 420 11.6 10.0-13.3 207 6.0 4.9- 7.2 484 13.9 12.3-15.6 557 20.7 18.7-22.9
AGE
40-44 351 73 21.1 16.0-27.3 41 10.2 6.6-15.4 26 8.6 5.2-13.9 52 13.8 10.0-18.9 159 46.2 39.6-53.0
45-54 860 336 41.6 37.1-46.1 121 14.2 11.0-18.1 50 4.3 3.1- 5.9 139 14.3 11.5-17.8 214 25.7 21.9-29.8
55-64 1,030 577 56.3 52.1-60.4 128 10.6 8.5-13.1 64 7.5 5.4-10.3 147 14.9 12.2-18.2 114 10.7 8.5-13.4
65-74 810 508 65.2 60.8-69.3 83 10.9 8.4-14.0 51 6.0 4.2- 8.4 99 11.3 8.8-14.3 69 6.7 4.9- 8.9
75+ 468 293 66.4 60.3-72.0 57 8.9 6.4-12.2 24 4.6 2.8- 7.3 56 9.9 7.0-13.7 38 10.3 6.5-15.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 467 197 33.1 27.4-39.4 50 12.7 7.7-20.3 25 6.7 3.7-11.8 66 13.6 9.4-19.2 129 33.9 27.7-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 914 433 45.5 40.8-50.3 105 9.8 7.5-12.8 63 5.7 4.1- 7.8 131 15.1 12.0-18.8 182 23.9 20.0-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 793 378 42.7 37.8-47.7 97 11.6 8.5-15.6 59 8.8 6.0-12.7 131 15.5 12.3-19.3 128 21.5 17.3-26.5
College Graduate 1,339 776 55.6 51.9-59.3 178 12.2 10.2-14.6 68 4.8 3.5- 6.6 163 11.1 9.1-13.5 154 16.2 13.3-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 108 31.4 24.6-39.1 30 8.4 4.4-15.2 12 2.4 1.2- 5.0 67 21.4 15.5-28.7 97 36.5 28.5-45.4
$15,000- 24,999 534 232 37.3 31.1-43.8 61 11.9 7.3-18.8 43 8.6 5.1-14.0 86 12.0 8.5-16.8 112 30.2 24.2-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 391 209 49.4 42.1-56.7 35 7.3 4.6-11.5 23 6.0 3.3-10.5 57 13.5 9.3-19.1 67 23.8 18.0-30.8
$35,000- 49,999 451 249 50.1 43.3-56.9 47 10.0 6.8-14.4 28 7.1 4.1-11.9 54 11.9 8.4-16.6 73 20.9 15.3-27.9
$50,000-74,999 521 275 47.8 42.0-53.7 72 13.1 9.9-17.3 36 8.0 5.0-12.4 67 13.9 10.2-18.8 71 17.1 13.0-22.3
$75,000+ 960 535 52.5 48.1-56.7 148 13.9 11.0-17.3 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8 111 12.2 9.7-15.2 112 15.8 12.7-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,366 733 52.2 48.3-56.0 147 9.3 7.5-11.4 83 5.3 3.9- 7.1 202 15.4 12.7-18.5 201 17.9 14.9-21.3
No 2,047 1,020 45.2 42.2-48.2 271 12.6 10.6-14.8 125 6.8 5.3- 8.7 278 12.6 10.8-14.7 353 22.9 20.2-25.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,332 768 56.9 53.0-60.7 168 11.5 9.4-13.9 70 5.7 3.9- 8.4 192 13.4 11.1-16.1 134 12.5 10.1-15.5
Non-Veteran 2,186 1,019 42.3 39.4-45.3 262 11.5 9.6-13.8 145 6.5 5.2- 8.0 300 13.5 11.6-15.7 460 26.2 23.5-29.0

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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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