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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.^
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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,219 204 5.4 4.4- 6.5 3,015 94.6 93.5-95.6
No 368 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 365 99.6 98.6-99.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 3 6.7 2.0-20.6 26 93.3 79.4-98.0
Recommended Range 884 51 4.6 3.2- 6.6 833 95.4 93.4-96.8
Overweight 1,627 101 4.6 3.5- 5.9 1,526 95.4 94.1-96.5
Obese 1,005 50 4.9 3.2- 7.4 955 95.1 92.6-96.8
Current Smoker
No 2,972 179 5.1 4.1- 6.3 2,793 94.9 93.7-95.9
Yes 607 25 2.5 1.5- 4.1 582 97.5 95.9-98.5
History of CVD**
Yes 696 55 7.9 5.6-11.1 641 92.1 88.9-94.4
No 2,868 148 4.0 3.2- 5.1 2,720 96.0 94.9-96.8
Binge Drinker
No 3,179 197 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,982 94.9 93.8-95.8
Yes 369 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7 362 98.8 97.3-99.5
Heavy Drinker
No 3,390 200 4.7 3.9- 5.7 3,190 95.3 94.3-96.1
Yes 131 4 1.8 0.5- 5.9 127 98.2 94.1-99.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 352 22 6.4 3.5-11.4 330 93.6 88.6-96.5
No 3,174 180 4.4 3.6- 5.3 2,994 95.6 94.7-96.4
Current Asthma
Yes 202 16 11.0 5.7-20.2 186 89.0 79.8-94.3
No 3,379 190 4.3 3.5- 5.2 3,189 95.7 94.8-96.5
Diabetes
Yes 614 38 7.2 4.6-11.2 576 92.8 88.8-95.4
No 2,978 169 4.2 3.4- 5.2 2,809 95.8 94.8-96.6
Disability
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

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**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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