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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 117 98 81.2 70.5-88.6 19 18.8 11.4-29.5
RACE
White 107 92 84.1 73.0-91.2 15 15.9 8.8-27.0
Other 10 6 57.8 24.4-85.3 4 42.2 14.7-75.6
AGE
18-44 4 2 40.0 8.6-82.6 2 60.0 17.4-91.4
45+ 113 96 84.3 74.3-90.9 17 15.7 9.1-25.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 45 73.8 57.4-85.4 14 26.2 14.6-42.6
Some College + 58 53 88.2 72.9-95.4 5 11.8 4.6-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 60 85.1 71.2-93.0 10 14.9 7.0-28.8
$50,000+ 32 27 80.5 57.6-92.6 5 19.5 7.4-42.4

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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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