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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Male respondents 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%)
TOTAL 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,987 2,019 61.7 59.1-64.2 968 38.3 35.8-40.9
No 357 111 26.4 20.3-33.6 246 73.6 66.4-79.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 13 43.0 22.1-66.7 13 57.0 33.3-77.9
Recommended Range 832 497 54.3 49.4-59.1 335 45.7 40.9-50.6
Overweight 1,516 1,011 59.3 55.5-63.0 505 40.7 37.0-44.5
Obese 932 591 55.6 50.9-60.2 341 44.4 39.8-49.1
Current Smoker
No 2,779 1,860 60.3 57.5-62.9 919 39.7 37.1-42.5
Yes 558 267 39.6 33.9-45.6 291 60.4 54.4-66.1
History of CVD**
Yes 635 465 70.8 65.4-75.7 170 29.2 24.3-34.6
No 2,688 1,650 54.0 51.2-56.8 1,038 46.0 43.2-48.8
Binge Drinker
No 2,963 1,948 58.8 56.1-61.4 1,015 41.2 38.6-43.9
Yes 343 163 40.7 34.2-47.6 180 59.3 52.4-65.8
Heavy Drinker
No 3,165 2,032 57.3 54.7-59.8 1,133 42.7 40.2-45.3
Yes 118 62 39.4 28.7-51.2 56 60.6 48.8-71.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 325 197 51.3 43.5-58.9 128 48.7 41.1-56.5
No 2,967 1,898 57.0 54.3-59.7 1,069 43.0 40.3-45.7
Current Asthma
Yes 179 111 58.5 48.4-67.9 68 41.5 32.1-51.6
No 3,157 2,012 56.4 53.8-59.0 1,145 43.6 41.0-46.2
Diabetes
Yes 566 419 67.4 61.0-73.2 147 32.6 26.8-39.0
No 2,782 1,715 54.7 51.9-57.4 1,067 45.3 42.6-48.1
Disability
Yes 1,283 857 60.9 56.8-64.8 426 39.1 35.2-43.2
No 1,967 1,227 54.7 51.5-57.8 740 45.3 42.2-48.5

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

Males age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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