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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 119 107 88.0 79.5-93.3 12 12.0 6.7-20.5
RACE
White 107 96 87.4 78.0-93.1 11 12.6 6.9-22.0
Other 11 10 91.5 57.0-98.9 1 8.5 1.1-43.0
AGE
18-44 17 14 82.5 57.3-94.3 3 17.5 5.7-42.7
45+ 102 93 89.5 80.3-94.7 9 10.5 5.3-19.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 42 82.1 65.6-91.7 7 17.9 8.3-34.4
Some College + 69 64 91.2 80.2-96.4 5 8.8 3.6-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 34 77.6 58.8-89.4 7 22.4 10.6-41.2
$50,000+ 64 60 92.5 81.1-97.2 4 7.5 2.8-18.9

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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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