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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

What was the MAIN reason you had this PSA test
was it ... ?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Routine exam Had problem/family histor Told had Prostate Cancer Other reasons
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,018 1,527 75.9 73.5-78.2 249 11.5 9.9-13.3 83 3.8 2.9- 4.9 159 8.8 7.3-10.6
-Eastern NC 690 521 77.7 73.6-81.3 81 10.7 8.1-13.9 34 4.0 2.6- 6.1 54 7.6 5.4-10.5
RACE
White 471 362 77.9 73.1-82.0 54 10.9 7.9-14.8 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 33 6.8 4.5-10.2
African American 134 99 76.1 66.5-83.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.4 5.6-18.2
Other minorities 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 677 509 77.3 73.2-81.0 80 10.8 8.2-14.1 34 4.1 2.7- 6.2 54 7.7 5.5-10.7
AGE
40-54 140 98 71.4 61.7-79.4 22 14.8 9.0-23.3 *** *** *** 18 13.2 7.8-21.5
55-64 233 187 83.3 76.9-88.2 20 7.0 4.0-12.0 *** *** *** 19 6.9 3.9-11.7
65-74 211 157 77.0 69.3-83.2 28 11.9 7.4-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 79 78.1 67.5-85.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 174 130 73.2 64.1-80.7 17 10.0 5.7-17.1 *** *** *** 23 14.9 9.2-23.4
Some Post-H.S. 190 150 80.5 72.6-86.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 261 191 75.7 69.2-81.3 42 14.4 10.2-20.1 *** *** *** 16 6.3 3.5-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 74 85.7 76.2-91.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 289 227 82.1 76.7-86.5 36 11.2 7.7-16.0 *** *** *** 18 4.6 2.7- 7.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 231 168 76.2 68.4-82.5 29 10.8 6.4-17.5 *** *** *** 20 7.8 4.4-13.4
No 455 349 78.3 73.4-82.5 52 10.8 7.8-14.6 20 3.4 2.0- 5.8 34 7.5 5.0-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 325 252 79.1 73.3-84.0 37 9.8 6.6-14.3 19 5.1 3.1- 8.5 17 5.9 3.3-10.5
Non-Veteran 365 269 76.4 70.5-81.5 44 11.5 7.9-16.5 *** *** *** 37 9.0 6.0-13.3

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

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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