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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
-WHITES 2,788 2,077 67.0 64.3-69.5 711 33.0 30.5-35.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 27 65.4 45.9-80.8 14 34.6 19.2-54.1
Non-Hispanic 2,746 2,049 67.0 64.3-69.6 697 33.0 30.4-35.7
AGE
40-44 255 83 31.7 24.9-39.4 172 68.3 60.6-75.1
45-54 647 363 55.0 49.8-60.0 284 45.0 40.0-50.2
55-64 801 664 82.3 78.2-85.7 137 17.7 14.3-21.8
65+ 1,085 967 89.8 87.1-92.0 118 10.2 8.0-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 329 219 54.6 46.6-62.4 110 45.4 37.6-53.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 706 496 62.7 57.4-67.7 210 37.3 32.3-42.6
Some Post-H.S. 604 443 65.6 59.3-71.4 161 34.4 28.6-40.7
College Graduate 1,145 915 73.7 69.8-77.2 230 26.3 22.8-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 131 55.0 45.0-64.5 78 45.0 35.5-55.0
$15,000- 24,999 369 256 58.1 50.1-65.7 113 41.9 34.3-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 292 222 69.2 60.8-76.6 70 30.8 23.4-39.2
$35,000-49,999 365 267 66.9 59.3-73.7 98 33.1 26.3-40.7
$50,000- 74,999 435 327 71.6 65.4-77.2 108 28.4 22.8-34.6
$75,000+ 837 656 70.0 65.2-74.4 181 30.0 25.6-34.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,043 808 70.8 66.4-74.8 235 29.2 25.2-33.6
No 1,670 1,220 65.3 61.8-68.6 450 34.7 31.4-38.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,092 914 78.8 74.7-82.4 178 21.2 17.6-25.3
Non-Veteran 1,696 1,163 61.2 57.8-64.5 533 38.8 35.5-42.2

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^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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