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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 117 62 50.5 40.4-60.5 22 19.6 13.0-28.5 8 6.8 3.2-14.0 13 11.1 6.2-18.8 12 12.0 6.7-20.6
RACE
White 105 58 52.3 41.8-62.6 19 19.0 12.2-28.4 7 6.0 2.7-12.6 10 9.9 5.2-18.3 11 12.7 6.9-22.2
Other 11 3 38.0 12.8-72.1 3 23.5 7.1-55.3 1 11.9 1.6-52.3 3 18.0 4.9-48.2 1 8.5 1.1-43.0
AGE
18-44 17 7 43.9 22.3-68.1 3 13.1 4.0-35.5 2 13.7 3.4-41.7 2 11.7 2.9-36.8 3 17.5 5.7-42.7
45+ 100 55 52.3 41.4-63.0 19 21.4 13.8-31.6 6 4.9 2.1-10.8 11 10.9 5.8-19.4 9 10.5 5.3-19.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 24 50.5 34.7-66.2 7 15.5 7.1-30.6 3 5.7 1.8-17.2 6 10.1 4.5-21.4 7 18.1 8.4-34.9
Some College + 69 37 49.8 37.0-62.6 15 22.2 13.5-34.2 5 7.5 2.9-18.4 7 11.8 5.5-23.4 5 8.8 3.6-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 23 49.8 33.5-66.0 4 8.7 3.1-22.2 2 7.4 1.5-29.1 5 11.8 4.8-26.0 7 22.4 10.6-41.2
$50,000+ 63 35 55.3 41.7-68.1 16 25.3 15.6-38.2 4 5.8 2.1-15.1 4 6.1 2.1-16.1 4 7.6 2.8-19.0

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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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