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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,519 1,787 47.0 44.6-49.4 430 11.5 10.0-13.2 215 6.2 5.1- 7.5 493 13.5 12.0-15.2 594 21.8 19.8-24.0
-Piedmont NC 2,089 1,057 46.1 43.2-49.2 273 12.6 10.6-14.9 130 6.5 5.1- 8.2 293 13.9 11.9-16.1 336 20.9 18.4-23.7
RACE
White 1,749 907 48.2 45.1-51.4 241 13.0 11.2-15.1 111 6.2 4.9- 7.8 246 14.2 12.1-16.6 244 18.3 15.8-21.3
African American 233 116 45.3 36.4-54.6 24 14.5 7.6-25.7 11 5.4 2.4-11.6 37 15.3 10.0-22.6 45 19.6 13.5-27.5
Other Minorities 97 31 28.5 18.5-41.2 6 4.2 1.4-11.7 8 11.9 5.0-25.9 8 8.1 2.8-20.9 44 47.3 34.1-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 18 30.4 17.0-48.1 5 7.7 2.7-20.4 7 16.5 6.6-35.6 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 22 43.5 27.0-61.6
Non-Hispanic 2,029 1,036 47.1 44.0-50.1 267 12.9 10.8-15.2 123 5.9 4.7- 7.5 289 14.4 12.4-16.7 314 19.7 17.3-22.4
AGE
40-44 217 47 23.4 16.6-32.0 31 10.5 6.8-15.8 18 9.2 5.1-15.8 32 14.3 9.4-21.0 89 42.6 34.6-51.1
45-54 534 215 40.1 34.8-45.6 85 16.7 12.2-22.3 32 5.0 3.3- 7.4 86 14.9 11.3-19.4 116 23.3 18.8-28.6
55-64 601 334 56.7 51.6-61.7 78 10.4 8.0-13.4 36 6.9 4.5-10.4 90 15.2 11.9-19.2 63 10.8 8.1-14.2
65+ 737 461 64.3 59.6-68.7 79 11.0 8.4-14.4 44 5.7 4.0- 8.1 85 10.5 8.0-13.6 68 8.5 6.1-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 102 32.8 24.8-42.0 29 17.0 9.0-29.9 16 8.9 4.3-17.8 36 13.4 7.7-22.5 62 27.8 20.0-37.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 513 249 45.7 39.5-52.1 61 9.5 6.7-13.5 31 5.1 3.3- 7.8 75 15.9 11.8-21.1 97 23.7 18.5-29.9
Some Post-H.S. 458 218 43.8 37.7-50.1 58 10.4 7.6-14.1 37 8.9 5.7-13.6 72 15.6 11.8-20.4 73 21.3 16.2-27.5
College Graduate 869 486 51.8 47.4-56.1 125 14.3 11.6-17.6 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6 108 11.6 9.1-14.7 104 17.0 13.5-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 52 31.8 22.7-42.6 14 9.2 3.6-21.4 4 2.0 0.6- 6.7 47 27.0 18.4-37.8 44 30.0 20.5-41.8
$15,000- 24,999 283 122 38.1 29.3-47.7 37 15.8 8.4-27.8 25 8.1 4.4-14.2 38 9.4 5.3-16.3 61 28.6 20.6-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 207 114 50.9 41.3-60.5 15 6.2 3.3-11.4 15 7.1 3.2-14.8 32 11.3 7.2-17.3 31 24.5 16.7-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 272 148 45.2 36.7-53.9 31 12.2 7.5-19.2 17 8.6 4.3-16.3 32 14.0 8.9-21.3 44 20.1 12.9-29.7
$50,000-74,999 307 155 44.3 36.9-51.9 48 15.3 11.0-21.0 19 7.4 3.9-13.3 42 14.1 9.4-20.5 43 18.9 13.5-25.9
$75,000+ 653 360 50.5 45.6-55.4 102 13.0 10.3-16.1 39 6.5 4.5- 9.3 73 12.8 9.7-16.6 79 17.2 13.4-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 751 401 52.9 47.7-58.0 87 10.3 8.0-13.3 50 5.8 3.9- 8.4 110 14.7 11.3-18.8 103 16.3 12.7-20.8
No 1,273 634 44.2 40.6-47.9 179 13.3 11.0-16.0 75 7.0 5.2- 9.4 173 13.6 11.2-16.4 212 21.9 18.8-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 750 432 56.7 51.7-61.7 90 11.7 8.9-15.2 37 4.5 2.9- 7.0 112 14.3 11.1-18.2 79 12.7 9.6-16.7
Non-Veteran 1,338 625 41.9 38.3-45.5 183 13.0 10.5-15.9 93 7.3 5.5- 9.5 180 13.6 11.3-16.3 257 24.3 21.0-27.8

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER 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.

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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