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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 3,354 1,826 48.5 46.0-50.9 310 8.0 6.9- 9.3 124 4.5 3.5- 5.7 202 5.5 4.4- 6.9 892 33.5 31.1-36.0
-Western NC 604 344 49.9 44.7-55.0 53 9.0 6.5-12.5 17 2.8 1.7- 4.7 42 5.7 3.8- 8.6 148 32.5 27.5-38.0
RACE
White 557 321 50.8 45.5-56.0 50 9.3 6.7-13.0 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 38 5.4 3.6- 8.0 132 31.6 26.5-37.2
African American 10 4 29.4 8.2-65.8 1 2.8 0.3-19.2 1 9.6 1.2-47.3 2 35.6 8.0-77.7 2 22.7 5.2-61.0
Other Minorities 31 16 57.0 32.2-78.8 2 10.4 2.2-37.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.3-10.1 11 30.9 13.9-55.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 6 61.6 22.2-90.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.6-30.8 2 33.4 7.3-76.2
Non-Hispanic 594 337 49.3 44.2-54.5 53 9.4 6.7-12.9 17 2.9 1.8- 4.9 41 5.8 3.8- 8.7 146 32.6 27.5-38.1
AGE
40-44 54 10 22.4 11.8-38.3 4 8.3 2.9-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.5-20.8 38 63.4 47.6-76.7
45-54 118 43 35.8 26.2-46.7 11 9.4 4.7-18.0 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 8 4.6 2.0-10.0 50 45.4 34.4-56.8
55-64 185 116 63.7 55.5-71.2 14 7.1 3.9-12.6 9 5.3 2.6-10.4 13 6.6 3.6-11.6 33 17.4 12.0-24.5
65+ 247 175 71.3 64.5-77.3 24 10.9 7.1-16.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 19 5.9 3.5- 9.6 27 10.7 7.0-16.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 46 38.2 26.8-51.1 8 6.2 2.5-14.7 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 9 8.8 3.8-19.1 34 44.8 32.1-58.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 83 47.8 37.9-57.9 13 7.8 4.0-14.6 3 2.2 0.7- 7.1 12 4.7 2.4- 8.9 43 37.5 27.8-48.3
Some Post-H.S. 147 81 46.0 36.0-56.5 11 7.9 3.8-15.8 6 5.0 2.1-11.7 11 8.8 3.9-18.7 38 32.1 22.2-44.0
College Graduate 202 134 61.9 52.7-70.3 21 12.7 7.6-20.5 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 10 2.6 1.2- 5.5 32 21.1 14.1-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 32 38.5 25.8-52.9 4 7.3 2.1-22.7 5 6.9 2.6-16.8 8 9.9 4.4-20.8 24 37.5 24.6-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 104 47 39.7 27.4-53.5 13 11.0 5.9-19.6 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 7 7.1 2.4-19.6 35 39.4 27.3-53.0
$25,000- 34,999 85 52 54.6 40.5-68.0 5 5.6 2.2-13.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 7 9.5 3.4-23.8 20 29.8 17.6-45.7
$35,000- 49,999 79 44 43.6 30.8-57.4 6 6.4 2.7-14.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 7 7.2 3.2-15.6 21 41.4 27.4-57.1
$50,000-74,999 103 66 59.7 46.5-71.7 9 8.8 3.9-18.8 2 2.3 0.5-10.1 6 3.4 1.3- 8.6 20 25.8 15.1-40.5
$75,000+ 103 72 63.2 50.6-74.2 11 12.5 5.7-25.0 3 2.0 0.6- 6.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 15 20.8 12.2-33.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 263 157 54.9 47.1-62.4 18 8.2 4.9-13.4 6 2.5 1.0- 5.8 20 7.8 4.1-14.3 62 26.7 20.3-34.2
No 327 179 46.1 39.2-53.2 33 9.5 6.0-14.6 10 2.9 1.5- 5.6 21 4.3 2.7- 7.0 84 37.1 30.0-44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 151 61.6 53.1-69.4 20 8.8 5.5-13.9 6 3.4 1.5- 7.6 18 5.2 2.9- 9.1 39 21.0 14.0-30.2
Non-Veteran 370 193 44.5 38.2-51.1 33 9.1 5.9-13.8 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9 24 6.0 3.5-10.0 109 37.8 31.3-44.7

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test 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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