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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 3,173 2,053 58.9 56.7-61.1 1,120 41.1 38.9-43.3
-Piedmont NC 1,696 1,072 56.9 53.8-60.0 624 43.1 40.0-46.2
RACE
White 1,304 853 57.7 54.1-61.2 451 42.3 38.8-45.9
African American 266 167 59.5 51.9-66.6 99 40.5 33.4-48.1
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,611 1,040 57.9 54.6-61.0 571 42.1 39.0-45.4
AGE
40-54 643 252 38.0 33.5-42.7 391 62.0 57.3-66.5
55-64 436 316 69.7 63.6-75.2 120 30.3 24.8-36.4
65-74 370 299 82.2 76.7-86.6 71 17.8 13.4-23.3
75+ 239 200 81.1 73.1-87.1 39 18.9 12.9-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 95 38.4 30.6-46.9 118 61.6 53.1-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 441 246 51.4 45.7-57.0 195 48.6 43.0-54.3
Some Post-H.S. 422 278 62.3 56.3-68.0 144 37.7 32.0-43.7
College Graduate 612 449 68.5 63.4-73.1 163 31.5 26.9-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 66 39.2 30.2-48.9 78 60.8 51.1-69.8
$15,000- 24,999 244 116 45.2 37.7-52.9 128 54.8 47.1-62.3
$25,000- 34,999 176 109 55.6 46.6-64.2 67 44.4 35.8-53.4
$35,000- 49,999 249 169 61.2 52.1-69.6 80 38.8 30.4-47.9
$50,000+ 683 480 64.9 60.1-69.5 203 35.1 30.5-39.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 474 331 65.5 59.7-71.0 143 34.5 29.0-40.3
No 1,215 738 54.2 50.5-57.8 477 45.8 42.2-49.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 589 453 74.3 69.7-78.5 136 25.7 21.5-30.3
Non-Veteran 1,107 619 49.7 45.8-53.5 488 50.3 46.5-54.2

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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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