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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
North Carolina 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
-WHITES 2,744 1,770 57.5 54.8-60.1 974 42.5 39.9-45.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 22 56.3 36.9-74.0 18 43.7 26.0-63.1
Non-Hispanic 2,703 1,747 57.5 54.8-60.2 956 42.5 39.8-45.2
AGE
40-44 254 64 24.8 18.6-32.2 190 75.2 67.8-81.4
45-54 642 293 45.6 40.6-50.7 349 54.4 49.3-59.4
55-64 789 560 69.9 65.3-74.1 229 30.1 25.9-34.7
65+ 1,059 853 82.0 78.8-84.8 206 18.0 15.2-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 175 43.0 35.6-50.8 140 57.0 49.2-64.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 693 420 52.7 47.5-57.9 273 47.3 42.1-52.5
Some Post-H.S. 601 373 54.3 48.3-60.2 228 45.7 39.8-51.7
College Graduate 1,131 799 66.0 62.1-69.8 332 34.0 30.2-37.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 99 41.9 32.9-51.5 103 58.1 48.5-67.1
$15,000- 24,999 359 215 49.6 42.0-57.3 144 50.4 42.7-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 289 188 58.3 50.0-66.2 101 41.7 33.8-50.0
$35,000-49,999 362 233 56.2 48.7-63.5 129 43.8 36.5-51.3
$50,000- 74,999 431 285 61.8 55.3-67.9 146 38.2 32.1-44.7
$75,000+ 829 571 61.7 56.9-66.2 258 38.3 33.8-43.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,016 683 61.8 57.4-66.0 333 38.2 34.0-42.6
No 1,656 1,050 55.7 52.2-59.0 606 44.3 41.0-47.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,077 788 69.2 65.0-73.1 289 30.8 26.9-35.0
Non-Veteran 1,667 982 51.8 48.5-55.2 685 48.2 44.8-51.5

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

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

^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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