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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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 3,211 2,676 78.4 76.1-80.5 535 21.6 19.5-23.9
-Randolph County 129 105 74.4 62.8-83.4 24 25.6 16.6-37.2
RACE
White 114 93 73.2 60.2-83.1 21 26.8 16.9-39.8
Other 14 11 80.0 50.2-94.1 3 20.0 5.9-49.8
AGE
18-44 7 2 12.9 2.6-45.4 5 87.1 54.6-97.4
45+ 122 103 81.9 72.0-88.8 19 18.1 11.2-28.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 58 77.0 63.0-86.8 14 23.0 13.2-37.0
Some College + 56 46 71.0 51.2-85.2 10 29.0 14.8-48.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 57 70.3 55.8-81.7 16 29.7 18.3-44.2
$50,000+ 34 29 72.8 47.0-89.0 5 27.2 11.0-53.0

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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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