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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,899 1,443 76.4 73.9-78.7 238 11.8 10.1-13.6 83 4.0 3.1- 5.2 135 7.8 6.4- 9.5
No 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 22.7 14.0-34.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 437 324 74.8 69.3-79.7 59 13.5 10.0-18.0 24 4.6 2.8- 7.5 30 7.1 4.4-11.4
Overweight 903 688 76.3 72.6-79.5 114 11.9 9.5-14.8 38 4.5 3.1- 6.4 63 7.4 5.5- 9.8
Obese 652 497 76.3 72.0-80.2 74 10.1 7.7-13.2 19 2.4 1.4- 4.1 62 11.2 8.3-14.9
Current Smoker
No 1,738 1,323 76.5 73.9-78.9 214 11.4 9.7-13.3 73 3.9 2.9- 5.1 128 8.3 6.7-10.2
Yes 267 193 72.4 65.2-78.7 34 12.7 8.5-18.6 *** *** *** 30 11.6 7.5-17.6
History of CVD**
Yes 433 315 74.7 69.4-79.3 58 12.2 9.0-16.3 23 4.7 2.8- 7.7 37 8.4 5.7-12.2
No 1,571 1,204 76.4 73.7-79.0 187 11.2 9.4-13.2 59 3.5 2.6- 4.8 121 8.9 7.2-10.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,777 1,342 75.8 73.2-78.2 221 11.8 10.0-13.7 72 3.5 2.7- 4.6 142 8.9 7.3-10.9
Yes 160 125 77.6 68.9-84.4 17 10.1 5.6-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 1,865 1,415 76.2 73.7-78.5 231 11.7 10.1-13.6 74 3.4 2.6- 4.5 145 8.7 7.1-10.5
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 183 123 67.3 58.3-75.3 32 19.3 12.8-28.0 *** *** *** 18 8.4 5.0-14.0
No 1,823 1,396 76.8 74.3-79.1 216 10.8 9.2-12.6 72 3.6 2.8- 4.8 139 8.8 7.2-10.7
Current Asthma
Yes 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,926 1,457 76.2 73.7-78.5 235 11.2 9.6-13.0 79 3.7 2.9- 4.9 155 8.9 7.4-10.7
Diabetes
Yes 390 278 71.3 65.6-76.4 59 14.0 10.4-18.5 20 5.8 3.5- 9.5 33 8.9 6.1-12.9
No 1,625 1,247 77.0 74.3-79.5 190 10.9 9.2-13.0 63 3.3 2.4- 4.5 125 8.7 7.0-10.8
Disability
Yes 650 463 71.4 66.9-75.6 104 15.6 12.5-19.4 32 4.6 3.0- 6.9 51 8.4 6.1-11.4
No 1,361 1,059 78.1 75.2-80.7 144 9.6 7.9-11.7 50 3.3 2.4- 4.6 108 9.0 7.2-11.3
Housing Stress***
Yes 152 93 68.5 59.0-76.6 30 15.7 10.2-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,866 1,434 76.7 74.1-79.0 219 11.1 9.5-13.0 70 3.5 2.6- 4.6 143 8.7 7.2-10.6

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

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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