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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,354 2,136 56.5 54.0-59.0 1,218 43.5 41.0-46.0
-Western NC 604 397 58.9 53.5-64.1 207 41.1 35.9-46.5
RACE
White 557 371 60.1 54.7-65.4 186 39.9 34.6-45.3
African American 10 5 32.1 9.6-67.9 5 67.9 32.1-90.4
Other Minorities 31 18 67.4 43.0-85.0 13 32.6 15.0-57.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 6 61.6 22.2-90.0 3 38.4 10.0-77.8
Non-Hispanic 594 390 58.7 53.3-63.9 204 41.3 36.1-46.7
AGE
40-44 54 14 30.7 18.4-46.5 40 69.3 53.5-81.6
45-54 118 54 45.2 34.5-56.3 64 54.8 43.7-65.5
55-64 185 130 70.8 62.9-77.6 55 29.2 22.4-37.1
65+ 247 199 82.2 76.2-86.9 48 17.8 13.1-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 54 44.4 32.3-57.3 45 55.6 42.7-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 96 55.6 45.2-65.5 58 44.4 34.5-54.8
Some Post-H.S. 147 92 54.0 43.0-64.6 55 46.0 35.4-57.0
College Graduate 202 155 74.6 65.4-81.9 47 25.4 18.1-34.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 36 45.8 32.1-60.1 37 54.2 39.9-67.9
$15,000- 24,999 104 60 50.7 37.5-63.7 44 49.3 36.3-62.5
$25,000- 34,999 85 57 60.2 45.2-73.4 28 39.8 26.6-54.8
$35,000- 49,999 79 50 50.1 36.1-64.1 29 49.9 35.9-63.9
$50,000-74,999 103 75 68.5 54.6-79.8 28 31.5 20.2-45.4
$75,000+ 103 83 75.6 63.5-84.7 20 24.4 15.3-36.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 263 175 63.1 55.2-70.3 88 36.9 29.7-44.8
No 327 212 55.6 48.2-62.8 115 44.4 37.2-51.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 171 70.4 61.6-77.9 63 29.6 22.1-38.4
Non-Veteran 370 226 53.7 46.9-60.3 144 46.3 39.7-53.1

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

Males age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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