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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 3,599 207 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,392 95.4 94.4-96.2
-Piedmont NC 2,138 114 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,024 96.2 95.2-97.0
RACE
White 1,792 91 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,701 96.3 95.1-97.2
African American 239 21 5.9 3.5- 9.7 218 94.1 90.3-96.5
Other Minorities 97 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 95 99.8 99.0-99.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 54 98.5 89.7-99.8
Non-Hispanic 2,078 113 3.9 3.1- 5.0 1,965 96.1 95.0-96.9
AGE
40-44 219 0 0.0 . - . 219 100 . - .
45-54 544 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 538 98.5 96.2-99.4
55-64 612 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9 585 95.5 93.1-97.1
65+ 763 81 9.7 7.4-12.6 682 90.3 87.4-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 20 4.5 2.6- 7.7 240 95.5 92.3-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 531 27 4.2 2.5- 6.7 504 95.8 93.3-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 463 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 446 97.7 96.0-98.7
College Graduate 880 50 4.1 2.8- 5.9 830 95.9 94.1-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 165 97.4 94.3-98.8
$15,000- 24,999 289 15 3.9 1.9- 7.5 274 96.1 92.5-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 210 14 7.5 4.0-13.8 196 92.5 86.2-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 276 12 2.6 1.3- 5.0 264 97.4 95.0-98.7
$50,000-74,999 311 16 2.2 1.2- 3.7 295 97.8 96.3-98.8
$75,000+ 658 34 3.6 2.4- 5.4 624 96.4 94.6-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 778 48 5.0 3.5- 7.2 730 95.0 92.8-96.5
No 1,291 65 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,226 96.7 95.5-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 768 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3 716 94.7 92.7-96.2
Non-Veteran 1,369 62 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,307 96.8 95.6-97.7

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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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