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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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
-Piedmont NC 2,014 1,475 66.4 63.3-69.4 539 33.6 30.6-36.7
RACE
White 1,677 1,234 66.1 62.7-69.3 443 33.9 30.7-37.3
African American 235 186 76.3 67.8-83.2 49 23.7 16.8-32.2
Other Minorities 92 46 46.7 33.2-60.6 46 53.3 39.4-66.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 54 35 60.6 42.3-76.4 19 39.4 23.6-57.7
Non-Hispanic 1,955 1,435 66.6 63.4-69.6 520 33.4 30.4-36.6
AGE
40-44 203 70 37.1 28.8-46.2 133 62.9 53.8-71.2
45-54 500 291 59.4 53.6-65.0 209 40.6 35.0-46.4
55-64 586 480 80.5 75.7-84.5 106 19.5 15.5-24.3
65+ 725 634 86.9 82.6-90.2 91 13.1 9.8-17.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 158 63.2 52.9-72.5 79 36.8 27.5-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 499 347 64.0 57.6-69.9 152 36.0 30.1-42.4
Some Post-H.S. 440 324 66.0 59.2-72.2 116 34.0 27.8-40.8
College Graduate 834 643 69.1 64.4-73.5 191 30.9 26.5-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 97 60.8 49.0-71.4 58 39.2 28.6-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 269 186 62.0 51.7-71.2 83 38.0 28.8-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 200 148 67.7 57.6-76.5 52 32.3 23.5-42.4
$35,000- 49,999 260 194 68.4 58.6-76.7 66 31.6 23.3-41.4
$50,000-74,999 297 217 67.9 60.1-74.9 80 32.1 25.1-39.9
$75,000+ 631 480 67.6 62.4-72.3 151 32.4 27.7-37.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 719 561 71.5 66.0-76.4 158 28.5 23.6-34.0
No 1,229 877 64.1 60.2-67.8 352 35.9 32.2-39.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 737 616 79.5 74.7-83.6 121 20.5 16.4-25.3
Non-Veteran 1,276 859 61.0 57.1-64.7 417 39.0 35.3-42.9

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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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