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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,197 1,106 32.2 30.2-34.3 2,091 67.8 65.7-69.8
-Eastern NC 1,041 368 33.7 30.2-37.4 673 66.3 62.6-69.8
RACE
White 696 215 29.3 25.4-33.4 481 70.7 66.6-74.6
African American 208 99 45.0 36.9-53.4 109 55.0 46.6-63.1
Other minorities 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 999 355 34.1 30.6-37.9 644 65.9 62.1-69.4
AGE
40-54 345 110 27.6 22.4-33.5 235 72.4 66.5-77.6
55-64 301 121 43.8 37.1-50.7 180 56.2 49.3-62.9
65-74 250 94 36.9 29.7-44.7 156 63.1 55.3-70.3
75+ 135 40 26.8 18.6-36.9 95 73.2 63.1-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 38 24.1 16.4-33.8 104 75.9 66.2-83.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 100 33.6 27.2-40.5 190 66.4 59.5-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 265 97 34.0 27.4-41.3 168 66.0 58.7-72.6
College Graduate 338 131 40.5 34.5-46.9 207 59.5 53.1-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 157 55 33.3 24.3-43.6 102 66.7 56.4-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 49 35.6 26.4-46.0 84 64.4 54.0-73.6
$50,000+ 375 136 34.8 29.3-40.6 239 65.2 59.4-70.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 127 35.9 29.6-42.6 219 64.1 57.4-70.4
No 687 238 32.6 28.4-37.0 449 67.4 63.0-71.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 411 159 37.3 31.8-43.3 252 62.7 56.7-68.2
Non-Veteran 629 209 31.6 27.2-36.3 420 68.4 63.7-72.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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