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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 194 96 43.0 34.6-52.0 29 17.0 9.9-27.4 16 9.0 5.1-15.4 20 7.2 4.4-11.6 33 23.9 16.4-33.3
RACE
White 161 84 50.2 41.3-59.2 27 17.0 11.1-25.2 13 7.7 4.2-13.7 19 9.5 5.8-15.3 18 15.5 9.6-24.1
Other 32 11 23.4 11.2-42.5 2 17.0 3.2-56.1 3 12.4 3.8-33.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 15 46.3 25.1-68.9
AGE
18-44 32 7 21.2 9.7-40.3 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 5 15.9 6.2-35.0 2 3.4 0.7-15.2 17 56.9 37.5-74.3
45+ 162 89 51.5 41.2-61.6 28 22.5 13.3-35.4 11 6.3 3.2-12.0 18 8.6 5.1-14.1 16 11.2 6.3-18.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 20 32.9 17.3-53.5 4 26.8 8.2-60.1 4 11.8 3.8-31.1 2 2.3 0.5-10.5 8 26.1 11.1-50.0
Some College + 156 76 46.4 37.3-55.7 25 13.7 8.9-20.6 12 8.0 4.1-15.0 18 8.7 5.2-14.3 25 23.1 15.2-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 38 37.4 23.6-53.6 6 18.9 5.9-46.4 6 10.2 3.7-25.1 7 6.8 2.9-14.9 14 26.7 13.3-46.4
$50,000+ 110 49 44.3 34.2-54.9 23 17.3 11.1-25.8 10 9.0 4.6-16.9 11 7.3 3.7-13.9 17 22.1 14.1-33.1

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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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