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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,211 2,676 78.4 76.1-80.5 535 21.6 19.5-23.9
-Orange County 89 74 81.8 70.8-89.3 15 18.2 10.7-29.2

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Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are available.

^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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