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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 112 82 66.6 55.8-75.9 30 33.4 24.1-44.2
RACE
White 100 71 61.5 50.1-71.8 29 38.5 28.2-49.9
Other 11 10 93.7 65.3-99.2 1 6.3 0.8-34.7
AGE
18-44 17 5 32.8 14.3-58.8 12 67.2 41.2-85.7
45+ 95 77 76.8 65.2-85.3 18 23.2 14.7-34.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 33 63.0 46.4-77.0 15 37.0 23.0-53.6
Some College + 63 48 68.3 53.7-80.1 15 31.7 19.9-46.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 26 56.5 38.8-72.7 13 43.5 27.3-61.2
$50,000+ 60 45 69.1 54.2-80.9 15 30.9 19.1-45.8

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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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