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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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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 3,354 1,826 48.5 46.0-50.9 310 8.0 6.9- 9.3 124 4.5 3.5- 5.7 202 5.5 4.4- 6.9 892 33.5 31.1-36.0
-Piedmont NC 1,978 1,050 46.7 43.6-49.8 195 8.7 7.3-10.3 76 4.6 3.4- 6.2 118 6.1 4.5- 8.3 539 34.0 31.0-37.1
RACE
White 1,647 882 47.4 44.2-50.7 161 8.6 7.2-10.3 60 4.2 3.1- 5.7 101 5.5 4.2- 7.0 443 34.3 31.1-37.7
African American 229 131 50.6 41.1-59.9 25 10.0 5.9-16.3 12 6.0 2.7-12.7 12 9.4 3.7-21.7 49 24.1 17.2-32.8
Other Minorities 92 31 30.5 19.6-44.2 7 5.9 2.1-15.5 4 5.2 1.2-20.6 4 5.0 1.1-20.3 46 53.3 39.4-66.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 21 40.0 24.1-58.4 5 6.9 2.0-21.3 5 11.5 3.7-30.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 19 39.7 23.8-58.0
Non-Hispanic 1,920 1,025 46.9 43.8-50.0 189 8.7 7.3-10.4 71 4.2 3.1- 5.7 115 6.4 4.7- 8.7 520 33.8 30.8-37.0
AGE
40-44 202 38 21.7 14.9-30.6 15 6.6 3.5-12.2 6 3.2 1.1- 8.8 10 5.5 2.5-11.7 133 63.0 53.9-71.3
45-54 493 178 37.5 32.0-43.3 51 8.2 6.0-11.1 26 6.1 3.7-10.0 29 7.2 3.7-13.4 209 41.0 35.4-46.9
55-64 577 345 59.8 54.5-64.8 67 10.0 7.5-13.1 24 5.4 3.3- 8.5 35 5.1 3.5- 7.4 106 19.8 15.8-24.6
65+ 706 489 67.8 62.9-72.4 62 9.8 7.2-13.1 20 2.8 1.6- 4.8 44 6.3 4.3- 9.0 91 13.4 10.0-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 97 34.2 25.4-44.2 23 7.4 4.3-12.6 15 7.2 3.3-15.0 15 13.6 5.8-28.8 79 37.6 28.2-48.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 489 253 46.1 39.7-52.6 43 8.1 5.7-11.4 12 4.0 1.8- 8.7 29 5.5 3.3- 9.1 152 36.3 30.4-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 435 230 45.4 39.1-51.8 44 8.6 6.0-12.3 17 4.9 2.8- 8.4 28 6.9 4.2-11.1 116 34.2 28.0-41.1
College Graduate 821 467 51.5 47.0-56.0 85 9.5 7.2-12.3 32 4.0 2.6- 6.2 46 3.8 2.7- 5.3 191 31.2 26.9-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 56 36.5 25.9-48.6 10 4.6 2.2- 9.6 10 10.4 4.2-23.4 14 8.4 4.5-15.2 58 40.1 29.2-52.1
$15,000- 24,999 262 131 38.6 29.5-48.6 24 9.8 5.7-16.2 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1 21 11.8 4.8-26.3 83 39.0 29.5-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 199 113 53.7 43.8-63.2 15 6.0 3.2-10.7 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1 12 4.8 2.4- 9.5 52 32.4 23.6-42.6
$35,000- 49,999 257 154 50.7 41.5-59.8 19 7.0 3.5-13.8 6 5.0 1.6-14.3 12 5.4 2.2-12.4 66 31.9 23.5-41.6
$50,000-74,999 294 151 45.5 38.0-53.3 37 12.8 8.7-18.3 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 17 6.7 3.5-12.2 80 32.2 25.2-40.0
$75,000+ 624 342 49.1 44.2-54.1 66 8.2 6.2-10.8 34 6.5 4.3- 9.7 31 3.5 2.4- 5.3 151 32.6 27.8-37.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 697 406 53.3 47.9-58.7 66 8.2 6.0-11.1 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 42 5.7 3.6- 8.9 158 29.2 24.2-34.7
No 1,217 621 44.1 40.4-47.8 122 9.0 7.2-11.2 49 5.4 3.6- 7.8 73 5.5 4.0- 7.5 352 36.1 32.3-40.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 727 470 61.4 56.2-66.3 67 8.8 6.3-12.1 16 2.8 1.5- 5.3 53 6.3 4.3- 9.1 121 20.7 16.6-25.5
Non-Veteran 1,250 580 40.5 36.8-44.3 128 8.6 7.0-10.6 60 5.3 3.8- 7.5 65 6.0 4.0- 9.0 417 39.5 35.7-43.5

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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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