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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,148 1,709 51.9 49.5-54.4 399 11.7 10.2-13.4 192 5.8 4.8- 7.0 412 13.1 11.5-14.9 436 17.5 15.5-19.6
No 359 71 16.3 11.4-22.8 30 10.3 5.5-18.4 23 8.9 4.9-15.8 80 16.2 11.9-21.6 155 48.3 40.7-56.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 30 16 45.9 25.8-67.4 2 6.3 1.5-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.7 4.0-33.5 8 35.2 16.9-59.2
Recommended Range 861 395 42.8 38.2-47.6 111 11.6 9.1-14.6 38 4.0 2.8- 5.9 143 14.9 11.9-18.5 174 26.7 22.5-31.3
Overweight 1,591 839 48.0 44.4-51.5 207 13.9 11.3-17.1 102 5.7 4.4- 7.4 209 12.6 10.5-15.1 234 19.8 16.9-23.2
Obese 986 517 49.6 45.1-54.1 105 8.3 6.4-10.6 72 8.9 6.3-12.5 133 14.1 11.4-17.5 159 19.1 15.8-22.8
Current Smoker
No 2,907 1,552 49.7 47.1-52.3 367 11.6 10.1-13.3 183 6.8 5.5- 8.3 365 11.9 10.4-13.6 440 20.0 17.8-22.4
Yes 593 229 35.2 29.8-41.0 58 10.2 6.3-16.1 31 3.8 2.4- 6.0 126 21.1 16.5-26.5 149 29.8 24.6-35.5
History of CVD**
Yes 669 374 56.2 50.9-61.4 80 10.5 7.8-14.0 42 5.8 3.9- 8.7 94 14.1 10.6-18.6 79 13.3 10.1-17.3
No 2,818 1,396 45.4 42.8-48.1 349 11.8 10.1-13.8 171 6.3 5.1- 7.8 393 13.3 11.6-15.1 509 23.2 20.9-25.7
Binge Drinker
No 3,105 1,628 49.2 46.6-51.7 377 11.2 9.8-12.9 190 6.3 5.2- 7.8 418 12.9 11.3-14.6 492 20.4 18.3-22.7
Yes 365 137 32.9 26.8-39.6 47 10.8 7.6-15.0 23 5.8 3.5- 9.5 68 17.0 12.8-22.3 90 33.5 27.1-40.6
Heavy Drinker
No 3,316 1,695 47.4 45.0-49.9 405 11.1 9.7-12.7 206 6.4 5.3- 7.8 456 13.3 11.8-15.1 554 21.7 19.6-23.9
Yes 129 55 36.2 26.2-47.6 18 11.8 6.4-20.6 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 21 15.9 8.7-27.2 31 34.1 23.2-47.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 342 151 38.2 31.4-45.6 45 11.7 7.8-17.3 20 6.1 3.2-11.6 55 18.4 13.1-25.2 71 25.5 19.1-33.0
No 3,112 1,603 48.0 45.5-50.6 379 11.5 9.9-13.4 191 6.2 5.1- 7.6 425 12.8 11.3-14.5 514 21.4 19.3-23.7
Current Asthma
Yes 193 92 46.8 37.3-56.5 26 12.2 7.0-20.4 14 5.2 2.7- 9.9 25 14.3 8.9-22.1 36 21.5 14.8-30.1
No 3,310 1,688 47.0 44.5-49.4 400 11.5 9.9-13.2 201 6.3 5.1- 7.7 466 13.5 11.9-15.2 555 21.8 19.7-24.0
Diabetes
Yes 599 340 53.2 47.3-59.0 78 11.9 8.9-15.8 39 5.8 3.7- 8.8 70 14.7 10.4-20.3 72 14.4 10.3-19.8
No 2,913 1,444 45.9 43.3-48.5 351 11.4 9.8-13.3 175 6.3 5.1- 7.7 421 13.3 11.7-15.0 522 23.1 20.9-25.5
Disability
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

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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.

**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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