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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,719 602 32.3 29.6-35.2 1,117 67.7 64.8-70.4
RACE
White 1,326 452 30.4 27.5-33.4 874 69.6 66.6-72.5
African American 266 108 38.9 31.9-46.4 158 61.1 53.6-68.1
Other minorities 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,632 576 32.6 29.8-35.5 1,056 67.4 64.5-70.2
AGE
40-54 652 183 26.5 22.6-30.8 469 73.5 69.2-77.4
55-64 451 184 39.5 33.9-45.3 267 60.5 54.7-66.1
65-74 370 139 37.0 31.1-43.3 231 63.0 56.7-68.9
75+ 237 91 36.5 29.3-44.3 146 63.5 55.7-70.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 55 22.8 17.0-29.9 161 77.2 70.1-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 135 28.4 23.6-33.7 310 71.6 66.3-76.4
Some Post-H.S. 429 152 33.9 28.7-39.5 277 66.1 60.5-71.3
College Graduate 621 258 40.5 35.5-45.7 363 59.5 54.3-64.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 153 43 26.2 18.8-35.2 110 73.8 64.8-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 251 73 27.9 21.7-35.0 178 72.1 65.0-78.3
$25,000- 34,999 178 49 26.9 19.8-35.5 129 73.1 64.5-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 245 88 33.7 26.6-41.6 157 66.3 58.4-73.4
$50,000+ 691 274 37.2 32.7-41.9 417 62.8 58.1-67.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 491 179 33.8 28.9-39.2 312 66.2 60.8-71.1
No 1,222 422 32.0 28.8-35.4 800 68.0 64.6-71.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 594 234 37.9 33.3-42.7 360 62.1 57.3-66.7
Non-Veteran 1,125 368 30.1 26.8-33.6 757 69.9 66.4-73.2

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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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