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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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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 3,519 1,787 47.0 44.6-49.4 430 11.5 10.0-13.2 215 6.2 5.1- 7.5 493 13.5 12.0-15.2 594 21.8 19.8-24.0
-Rowan County 113 58 48.8 38.2-59.5 17 14.6 8.6-23.7 5 2.9 1.0- 7.7 14 14.1 7.9-23.8 19 19.7 11.9-30.7
RACE
White 103 55 51.4 40.1-62.5 15 13.2 7.6-22.1 5 3.2 1.2- 8.7 13 15.4 8.6-26.1 15 16.7 9.3-28.2
Other 10 3 28.6 8.2-64.1 2 25.1 5.7-65.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.5-25.7 4 42.2 14.7-75.6
AGE
18-44 4 1 20.0 2.5-70.9 1 20.0 2.5-70.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 60.0 17.4-91.4
45+ 109 57 51.1 40.2-61.8 16 14.2 8.2-23.5 5 3.1 1.1- 8.3 14 15.2 8.6-25.5 17 16.4 9.5-26.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 28 47.9 33.1-63.0 3 4.3 1.2-14.3 4 5.4 1.7-15.6 7 14.0 6.5-27.7 14 28.4 15.9-45.4
Some College + 57 30 49.5 34.9-64.3 14 23.7 13.4-38.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 7 14.2 6.0-29.9 5 12.0 4.7-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 37 55.4 41.3-68.6 8 10.8 4.8-22.5 4 3.6 1.1-10.7 10 15.1 7.7-27.3 10 15.2 7.2-29.3
$50,000+ 30 16 46.0 27.7-65.4 6 18.6 7.6-38.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.8 4.5-39.0 5 20.6 7.8-44.2

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a DRE 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.

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