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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
-Piedmont NC 1,978 1,245 55.3 52.1-58.5 733 44.7 41.5-47.9
RACE
White 1,647 1,043 56.0 52.7-59.3 604 44.0 40.7-47.3
African American 229 156 60.5 50.5-69.7 73 39.5 30.3-49.5
Other Minorities 92 38 36.4 24.5-50.2 54 63.6 49.8-75.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 26 46.9 29.9-64.6 27 53.1 35.4-70.1
Non-Hispanic 1,920 1,214 55.6 52.4-58.8 706 44.4 41.2-47.6
AGE
40-44 202 53 28.3 20.8-37.3 149 71.7 62.7-79.2
45-54 493 229 45.7 39.9-51.6 264 54.3 48.4-60.1
55-64 577 412 69.7 64.6-74.4 165 30.3 25.6-35.4
65+ 706 551 77.6 72.9-81.6 155 22.4 18.4-27.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 120 41.6 32.0-51.9 109 58.4 48.1-68.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 489 296 54.2 47.7-60.5 193 45.8 39.5-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 435 274 54.0 47.4-60.5 161 46.0 39.5-52.6
College Graduate 821 552 61.0 56.3-65.5 269 39.0 34.5-43.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 66 41.1 30.1-53.1 82 58.9 46.9-69.9
$15,000- 24,999 262 155 48.4 38.3-58.6 107 51.6 41.4-61.7
$25,000- 34,999 199 128 59.6 49.6-68.9 71 40.4 31.1-50.4
$35,000- 49,999 257 173 57.7 48.0-66.9 84 42.3 33.1-52.0
$50,000-74,999 294 188 58.3 50.4-65.8 106 41.7 34.2-49.6
$75,000+ 624 408 57.3 52.2-62.3 216 42.7 37.7-47.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 697 472 61.6 56.0-66.8 225 38.4 33.2-44.0
No 1,217 743 53.0 49.2-56.9 474 47.0 43.1-50.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 727 537 70.1 65.0-74.8 190 29.9 25.2-35.0
Non-Veteran 1,250 708 49.1 45.3-53.0 542 50.9 47.0-54.7

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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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