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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,599 207 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,392 95.4 94.4-96.2
RACE
White 2,958 160 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,798 95.5 94.4-96.4
African American 432 39 7.0 4.5-10.6 393 93.0 89.4-95.5
Asian 37 0 0.0 . - . 37 100 . - .
Native American 70 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0 64 97.2 93.0-98.9
Other Minorities 82 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 81 99.9 99.2- 100
HISPANIC
Hispanic 88 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 87 98.9 92.7-99.8
-English Speaking 52 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 51 97.8 85.9-99.7
-Spanish Speaking 36 0 0.0 . - . 36 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 3,504 206 4.8 4.0- 5.8 3,298 95.2 94.2-96.0
AGE
40-44 357 0 0.0 . - . 357 100 . - .
45-54 875 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 866 98.5 96.9-99.3
55-64 1,048 55 5.6 3.9- 8.0 993 94.4 92.0-96.1
65-74 829 84 10.6 8.0-13.9 745 89.4 86.1-92.0
75+ 490 59 13.1 9.2-18.2 431 86.9 81.8-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 491 36 6.5 3.9-10.6 455 93.5 89.4-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 941 48 4.6 3.1- 6.7 893 95.4 93.3-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 801 38 3.6 2.2- 5.7 763 96.4 94.3-97.8
College Graduate 1,360 85 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,275 95.3 93.8-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 16 3.5 1.8- 6.4 311 96.5 93.6-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 544 29 4.8 2.8- 8.3 515 95.2 91.7-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 397 24 7.4 4.3-12.5 373 92.6 87.5-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 458 27 3.2 2.1- 5.0 431 96.8 95.0-97.9
$50,000-74,999 529 24 3.1 1.7- 5.6 505 96.9 94.4-98.3
$75,000+ 973 54 4.2 3.0- 5.8 919 95.8 94.2-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,410 93 6.0 4.5- 7.9 1,317 94.0 92.1-95.5
No 2,078 111 4.0 3.0- 5.1 1,967 96.0 94.9-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,359 98 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,261 93.5 91.6-95.0
Non-Veteran 2,239 109 3.8 2.9- 4.9 2,130 96.2 95.1-97.1

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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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