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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,104 1,691 48.7 46.5-50.9 1,413 51.3 49.1-53.5
-Piedmont NC 1,668 877 47.0 44.0-50.1 791 53.0 49.9-56.0
RACE
White 1,285 702 48.2 44.7-51.7 583 51.8 48.3-55.3
African American 260 138 50.5 43.0-58.0 122 49.5 42.0-57.0
Other minorities 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,587 856 48.2 45.1-51.4 731 51.8 48.6-54.9
AGE
40-54 639 195 29.6 25.5-34.1 444 70.4 65.9-74.5
55-64 432 269 58.9 52.6-64.9 163 41.1 35.1-47.4
65-74 364 265 75.0 69.0-80.1 99 25.0 19.9-31.0
75+ 233 148 63.4 55.1-71.0 85 36.6 29.0-44.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 66 26.6 20.1-34.3 141 73.4 65.7-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 437 199 42.6 37.1-48.3 238 57.4 51.7-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 415 236 54.1 48.0-60.0 179 45.9 40.0-52.0
College Graduate 603 373 57.2 51.9-62.4 230 42.8 37.6-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 49 27.3 19.8-36.2 94 72.7 63.8-80.2
$15,000- 24,999 241 92 36.6 29.4-44.4 149 63.4 55.6-70.6
$25,000- 34,999 173 82 43.8 35.3-52.7 91 56.2 47.3-64.7
$35,000- 49,999 248 139 46.0 37.9-54.3 109 54.0 45.7-62.1
$50,000+ 676 415 57.6 52.6-62.4 261 42.4 37.6-47.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 463 263 52.3 46.4-58.2 200 47.7 41.8-53.6
No 1,198 612 45.4 41.8-49.0 586 54.6 51.0-58.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 579 377 62.6 57.6-67.4 202 37.4 32.6-42.4
Non-Veteran 1,089 500 40.6 36.9-44.4 589 59.4 55.6-63.1

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

*Males respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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