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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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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
-Western NC 621 333 49.8 44.8-54.9 54 7.6 5.5-10.4 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 87 13.5 10.4-17.3 112 23.9 19.3-29.1
RACE
White 574 312 51.1 45.9-56.3 49 7.2 5.1- 9.9 32 5.3 3.6- 7.9 78 12.8 9.8-16.5 103 23.6 18.9-28.9
African American 11 7 47.1 17.0-79.5 1 2.7 0.3-18.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 37.9 9.8-77.4 1 12.3 1.7-54.0
Other Minorities 30 10 22.9 9.2-46.8 4 21.7 6.8-51.3 2 6.3 0.9-33.0 7 21.0 7.1-48.2 7 28.0 10.0-57.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 4 39.8 11.2-77.5 1 4.7 0.6-30.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.5 1.5-53.4 2 44.0 11.1-83.2
Non-Hispanic 612 328 50.0 44.9-55.1 53 7.7 5.5-10.6 35 5.3 3.6- 7.8 86 13.6 10.4-17.4 110 23.4 18.9-28.6
AGE
40-44 55 11 22.9 12.8-37.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 2 3.6 0.9-13.6 12 18.4 9.8-32.0 29 53.0 38.4-67.1
45-54 122 49 44.4 33.8-55.5 12 9.8 5.0-18.6 6 5.0 2.1-11.1 18 11.4 6.4-19.6 37 29.4 20.3-40.4
55-64 196 118 60.9 52.9-68.3 16 7.5 4.4-12.7 12 5.7 3.0-10.3 27 15.1 10.1-21.9 23 10.8 7.0-16.5
65+ 248 155 65.5 58.6-71.8 25 9.6 6.4-14.3 15 6.2 3.5-10.8 30 10.3 7.0-15.1 23 8.3 5.2-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 44 35.0 24.6-47.0 6 4.2 1.3-12.7 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 14 14.1 7.6-24.7 34 42.8 30.5-56.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 166 81 44.1 35.0-53.7 16 8.0 4.4-14.4 12 5.9 3.1-11.1 20 12.5 7.4-20.3 37 29.5 20.7-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 152 83 51.7 41.3-62.0 10 5.5 2.8-10.3 12 8.2 4.0-16.1 23 13.3 7.3-22.8 24 21.3 13.0-32.8
College Graduate 199 124 62.5 53.7-70.6 22 10.8 6.5-17.2 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1 30 14.3 9.3-21.3 16 9.2 5.0-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 31 32.5 21.6-45.6 8 8.8 3.4-20.7 5 5.4 2.0-13.5 13 20.7 11.1-35.3 21 32.6 20.8-47.2
$15,000- 24,999 108 48 33.1 23.2-44.7 7 4.5 1.8-10.8 8 8.8 4.2-17.8 17 11.0 6.2-18.8 28 42.6 29.8-56.4
$25,000- 34,999 89 48 49.9 37.0-62.9 6 4.4 1.8-10.4 4 3.5 1.1-10.3 13 15.7 8.1-28.3 18 26.4 14.9-42.5
$35,000- 49,999 84 53 62.6 48.6-74.9 6 7.7 3.3-17.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4 11 12.6 5.8-25.3 11 14.7 6.7-29.1
$50,000-74,999 103 65 67.4 55.7-77.3 8 4.5 2.0- 9.9 7 6.4 2.7-14.5 11 11.8 5.7-22.8 12 9.8 5.2-17.8
$75,000+ 103 60 54.8 42.6-66.4 14 13.6 7.3-23.7 6 5.5 2.0-14.2 12 11.9 5.9-22.4 11 14.3 7.3-26.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 267 150 57.1 49.5-64.4 15 4.6 2.6- 8.0 17 5.5 3.2- 9.4 40 15.1 10.2-21.7 45 17.8 12.4-24.7
No 339 179 45.9 39.1-52.8 36 9.3 6.2-13.8 18 5.3 3.1- 8.9 46 12.9 9.1-18.1 60 26.6 20.1-34.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 147 61.4 53.2-69.0 27 10.6 6.8-16.2 12 5.5 2.7-10.8 33 11.5 7.8-16.5 21 11.0 5.8-20.1
Non-Veteran 381 186 44.5 38.2-51.0 27 6.2 3.9- 9.7 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0 54 14.4 10.4-19.6 91 29.8 23.9-36.5

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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.

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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