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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,038 2,337 70.7 68.2-73.1 701 29.3 26.9-31.8
No 359 171 44.3 36.6-52.3 188 55.7 47.7-63.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 28 18 57.9 34.2-78.4 10 42.1 21.6-65.8
Recommended Range 845 605 65.3 60.4-69.8 240 34.7 30.2-39.6
Overweight 1,535 1,169 69.1 65.4-72.5 366 30.9 27.5-34.6
Obese 950 694 66.7 62.1-70.9 256 33.3 29.1-37.9
Current Smoker
No 2,821 2,144 68.9 66.3-71.5 677 31.1 28.5-33.7
Yes 568 358 57.8 51.5-63.8 210 42.2 36.2-48.5
History of CVD**
Yes 654 546 79.4 74.3-83.8 108 20.6 16.2-25.7
No 2,720 1,944 64.6 61.9-67.3 776 35.4 32.7-38.1
Binge Drinker
No 3,012 2,279 68.9 66.3-71.4 733 31.1 28.6-33.7
Yes 345 204 50.0 43.1-56.9 141 50.0 43.1-56.9
Heavy Drinker
No 3,212 2,387 67.4 64.9-69.8 825 32.6 30.2-35.1
Yes 120 74 47.0 35.2-59.2 46 53.0 40.8-64.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 333 236 59.3 51.4-66.9 97 40.7 33.1-48.6
No 3,009 2,226 67.6 65.0-70.1 783 32.4 29.9-35.0
Current Asthma
Yes 184 142 71.2 61.3-79.5 42 28.8 20.5-38.7
No 3,204 2,358 66.7 64.2-69.1 846 33.3 30.9-35.8
Diabetes
Yes 581 477 76.7 70.5-82.0 104 23.3 18.0-29.5
No 2,820 2,034 65.2 62.5-67.7 786 34.8 32.3-37.5
Disability
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

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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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