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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-MALES

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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
-MALES 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
Other Minorities 189 7 0.8 0.4- 1.9 182 99.2 98.1-99.6
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+ 1,319 143 11.5 9.3-14.3 1,176 88.5 85.7-90.7
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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