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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,565 2,971 78.4 76.3-80.5 594 21.6 19.5-23.7
-Pitt County 102 90 80.6 62.6-91.1 12 19.4 8.9-37.4
RACE
White 74 67 89.9 79.5-95.3 7 10.1 4.7-20.5
Other 26 22 59.4 25.6-86.2 4 40.6 13.8-74.4
AGE
18-44 15 9 49.1 20.9-77.9 6 50.9 22.1-79.1
45+ 87 81 93.8 86.4-97.3 6 6.2 2.7-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 36 69.6 38.4-89.4 6 30.4 10.6-61.6
Some College + 60 54 88.7 76.3-95.0 6 11.3 5.0-23.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 43 37 68.2 38.4-88.0 6 31.8 12.0-61.6
$50,000+ 49 44 89.9 77.2-95.9 5 10.1 4.1-22.8

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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.

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