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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.
Have you ever had a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,407 2,515 66.9 64.4-69.2 892 33.1 30.8-35.6
-Rowan County 111 79 67.4 56.1-77.0 32 32.6 23.0-43.9
RACE
White 101 73 68.7 56.9-78.6 28 31.3 21.4-43.1
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+ 107 77 69.7 58.5-79.0 30 30.3 21.0-41.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 36 54.1 38.9-68.7 21 45.9 31.3-61.1
Some College + 54 43 80.2 64.9-89.9 11 19.8 10.1-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 46 68.1 53.3-80.0 19 31.9 20.0-46.7
$50,000+ 31 24 71.6 49.5-86.7 7 28.4 13.3-50.5

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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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