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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 3,225 1,919 55.4 53.1-57.6 1,306 44.6 42.4-46.9
-Piedmont NC 1,736 1,001 53.9 50.9-57.0 735 46.1 43.0-49.1
RACE
White 1,338 787 53.4 49.9-56.8 551 46.6 43.2-50.1
African American 270 166 63.7 56.6-70.3 104 36.3 29.7-43.4
Other minorities 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,648 968 55.4 52.2-58.5 680 44.6 41.5-47.8
AGE
40-54 662 262 39.3 34.8-43.9 400 60.7 56.1-65.2
55-64 449 291 64.7 58.9-70.0 158 35.3 30.0-41.1
65-74 374 276 76.4 70.8-81.3 98 23.6 18.7-29.2
75+ 242 166 67.8 59.9-74.9 76 32.2 25.1-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 88 36.5 29.1-44.6 132 63.5 55.4-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 451 240 50.5 44.9-56.1 211 49.5 43.9-55.1
Some Post-H.S. 432 261 59.3 53.5-64.8 171 40.7 35.2-46.5
College Graduate 625 408 63.0 57.9-67.8 217 37.0 32.2-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 69 42.2 33.0-51.8 83 57.8 48.2-67.0
$15,000- 24,999 253 119 45.5 38.1-53.1 134 54.5 46.9-61.9
$25,000- 34,999 181 98 50.2 41.6-58.8 83 49.8 41.2-58.4
$35,000- 49,999 247 151 53.9 45.2-62.4 96 46.1 37.6-54.8
$50,000+ 703 448 61.9 57.2-66.4 255 38.1 33.6-42.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 486 306 63.7 58.3-68.8 180 36.3 31.2-41.7
No 1,243 692 50.8 47.2-54.4 551 49.2 45.6-52.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 600 392 63.9 59.1-68.5 208 36.1 31.5-40.9
Non-Veteran 1,136 609 49.8 46.0-53.6 527 50.2 46.4-54.0

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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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