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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
-MALES 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
RACE
White 2,788 2,077 67.0 64.3-69.5 711 33.0 30.5-35.7
African American 420 325 74.6 67.9-80.3 95 25.4 19.7-32.1
Other Minorities 180 99 48.5 38.0-59.0 81 51.5 41.0-62.0
AGE
40-44 333 115 36.0 29.5-43.1 218 64.0 56.9-70.5
45-54 814 460 57.4 52.7-61.9 354 42.6 38.1-47.3
55-64 1,005 831 81.8 78.2-84.9 174 18.2 15.1-21.8
65+ 1,255 1,109 88.5 85.6-90.8 146 11.5 9.2-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 452 302 60.8 53.7-67.5 150 39.2 32.5-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 621 64.6 59.8-69.0 264 35.4 31.0-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 765 561 64.9 59.3-70.1 204 35.1 29.9-40.7
College Graduate 1,299 1,027 72.0 68.2-75.4 272 28.0 24.6-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 300 187 55.5 46.7-64.0 113 44.5 36.0-53.3
$15,000- 24,999 514 354 62.0 55.0-68.6 160 38.0 31.4-45.0
$25,000- 34,999 375 280 68.6 61.1-75.2 95 31.4 24.8-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 433 318 67.7 60.5-74.1 115 32.3 25.9-39.5
$50,000- 74,999 506 382 70.8 64.8-76.1 124 29.2 23.9-35.2
$75,000+ 935 731 69.8 65.3-74.0 204 30.2 26.0-34.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,317 1,018 70.6 66.5-74.3 299 29.4 25.7-33.5
No 1,983 1,432 65.0 61.8-68.0 551 35.0 32.0-38.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,303 1,087 79.1 75.5-82.3 216 20.9 17.7-24.5
Non-Veteran 2,103 1,428 61.1 58.0-64.1 675 38.9 35.9-42.0

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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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