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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 188 133 60.1 50.4-69.0 55 39.9 31.0-49.6
RACE
White 155 115 65.4 55.6-74.1 40 34.6 25.9-44.4
Other 32 17 45.9 24.4-69.0 15 54.1 31.0-75.6
AGE
18-44 31 9 22.5 11.0-40.6 22 77.5 59.4-89.0
45+ 157 124 74.6 64.8-82.4 33 25.4 17.6-35.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 26 61.0 36.9-80.7 10 39.0 19.3-63.1
Some College + 152 107 59.7 49.6-69.1 45 40.3 30.9-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 47 58.8 40.0-75.3 21 41.2 24.7-60.0
$50,000+ 108 76 60.0 48.8-70.2 32 40.0 29.8-51.2

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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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