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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,599 207 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,392 95.4 94.4-96.2
-Western NC 636 35 4.0 2.8- 5.7 601 96.0 94.3-97.2
RACE
White 588 33 4.2 2.9- 6.1 555 95.8 93.9-97.1
African American 11 1 5.7 0.7-33.6 10 94.3 66.4-99.3
Other Minorities 31 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 30 99.9 99.1- 100
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 626 35 4.1 2.9- 5.9 591 95.9 94.1-97.1
AGE
40-44 57 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
45-54 124 0 0.0 . - . 124 100 . - .
55-64 197 8 3.5 1.6- 7.2 189 96.5 92.8-98.4
65+ 258 27 10.7 7.2-15.7 231 89.3 84.3-92.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 104 98.4 95.0-99.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 170 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 163 97.9 95.3-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 152 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6 143 95.7 91.4-97.9
College Graduate 205 16 7.0 4.1-11.6 189 93.0 88.4-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 75 97.6 92.3-99.3
$15,000- 24,999 110 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3 106 97.7 93.7-99.2
$25,000- 34,999 90 5 4.2 1.7-10.2 85 95.8 89.8-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 86 7 6.3 2.7-13.6 79 93.7 86.4-97.3
$50,000-74,999 106 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8 101 96.4 91.2-98.6
$75,000+ 106 5 4.1 1.7- 9.7 101 95.9 90.3-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 276 15 3.8 2.2- 6.7 261 96.2 93.3-97.8
No 345 20 4.3 2.7- 6.7 325 95.7 93.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 245 18 6.2 3.7-10.2 227 93.8 89.8-96.3
Non-Veteran 391 17 2.9 1.8- 4.8 374 97.1 95.2-98.2

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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.

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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