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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER talked with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,247 2,131 61.5 59.3-63.7 1,116 38.5 36.3-40.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 515 348 65.0 59.6-70.0 167 35.0 30.0-40.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 507 347 65.7 60.3-70.7 160 34.3 29.3-39.7
AGE
40-44 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 143 82 58.1 48.6-67.1 61 41.9 32.9-51.4
55-64 164 127 75.8 65.1-84.1 37 24.2 15.9-34.9
65-74 97 79 80.8 69.7-88.5 18 19.2 11.5-30.3
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 169 107 60.5 51.4-69.0 62 39.5 31.0-48.6
Some Post-H.S. 151 108 71.7 62.3-79.5 43 28.3 20.5-37.7
College Graduate 102 82 82.3 72.0-89.3 20 17.7 10.7-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 75 62 82.8 70.5-90.6 13 17.2 9.4-29.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 167 120 68.6 58.7-77.2 47 31.4 22.8-41.3
No 345 227 63.6 57.1-69.6 118 36.4 30.4-42.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 141 79.8 71.6-86.0 37 20.2 14.0-28.4
Non-Veteran 337 207 58.6 51.9-65.0 130 41.4 35.0-48.1

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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.

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