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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,565 2,971 78.4 76.3-80.5 594 21.6 19.5-23.7
-Piedmont NC 2,119 1,783 79.3 76.6-81.8 336 20.7 18.2-23.4
RACE
White 1,774 1,530 81.9 79.0-84.4 244 18.1 15.6-21.0
African American 238 193 80.7 72.9-86.7 45 19.3 13.3-27.1
Other Minorities 97 53 52.7 39.2-65.9 44 47.3 34.1-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 33 56.5 38.4-73.0 22 43.5 27.0-61.6
Non-Hispanic 2,059 1,745 80.5 77.8-82.9 314 19.5 17.1-22.2
AGE
40-44 218 129 57.5 49.1-65.5 89 42.5 34.5-50.9
45-54 540 424 76.9 71.7-81.4 116 23.1 18.6-28.3
55-64 612 549 89.4 86.0-92.1 63 10.6 7.9-14.0
65+ 749 681 91.6 88.3-94.0 68 8.4 6.0-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 191 72.8 63.6-80.5 62 27.2 19.5-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 426 76.6 70.6-81.8 97 23.4 18.2-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 462 389 78.9 72.7-84.0 73 21.1 16.0-27.3
College Graduate 877 773 83.1 79.0-86.6 104 16.9 13.4-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 120 70.2 58.6-79.7 44 29.8 20.3-41.4
$15,000- 24,999 288 227 72.0 62.4-79.9 61 28.0 20.1-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 208 177 75.6 65.8-83.3 31 24.4 16.7-34.2
$35,000- 49,999 274 230 80.3 70.7-87.3 44 19.7 12.7-29.3
$50,000-74,999 311 268 81.2 74.2-86.6 43 18.8 13.4-25.8
$75,000+ 658 579 82.8 78.2-86.6 79 17.2 13.4-21.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 764 661 83.9 79.4-87.5 103 16.1 12.5-20.6
No 1,286 1,074 78.3 74.7-81.4 212 21.7 18.6-25.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 762 683 87.5 83.5-90.6 79 12.5 9.4-16.5
Non-Veteran 1,356 1,099 75.9 72.4-79.2 257 24.1 20.8-27.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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