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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

What was the MAIN reason you had this PSA test
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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 1,056 792 74.9 71.4-78.1 136 11.6 9.5-14.1 38 3.5 2.4- 5.0 90 10.0 7.8-12.7
RACE
White 840 635 74.7 70.9-78.2 112 13.5 10.8-16.6 26 2.9 1.8- 4.5 67 9.0 6.9-11.7
African American 164 117 70.9 61.4-78.8 16 7.1 4.1-12.2 *** *** *** 19 15.3 9.0-24.6
Other minorities 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,026 765 74.1 70.5-77.3 133 11.9 9.7-14.5 38 3.6 2.5- 5.2 90 10.4 8.2-13.2
AGE
40-54 250 178 70.9 63.7-77.2 43 15.5 11.1-21.3 *** *** *** 26 12.0 7.7-18.3
55-64 309 242 79.0 73.0-84.0 30 8.3 5.5-12.3 *** *** *** 27 9.6 6.1-14.9
65-74 297 228 78.2 72.0-83.4 35 8.3 5.6-12.1 *** *** *** 20 8.2 5.0-13.3
75+ 200 144 70.6 62.3-77.7 28 14.7 9.5-21.9 *** *** *** 17 8.9 5.3-14.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 244 169 71.5 64.3-77.7 42 13.7 9.6-19.2 *** *** *** 24 11.6 7.5-17.5
Some Post-H.S. 269 204 76.8 70.0-82.5 32 9.2 6.2-13.5 *** *** *** 25 10.4 6.3-16.5
College Graduate 446 349 76.0 70.3-80.9 49 12.4 8.8-17.2 17 3.9 2.2- 6.7 31 7.7 5.0-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 115 79 72.0 61.4-80.6 15 9.4 5.2-16.4 *** *** *** 18 17.4 10.5-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** 18 17.2 10.4-27.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 168 127 76.2 66.9-83.6 20 9.4 5.4-15.9 *** *** *** 18 13.4 7.6-22.6
$50,000+ 473 370 77.5 72.2-82.0 53 10.8 7.7-14.8 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2 35 8.8 5.8-13.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 223 69.1 62.5-75.0 60 18.0 13.5-23.6 *** *** *** 25 8.4 5.3-13.1
No 730 568 77.6 73.5-81.2 75 8.9 6.8-11.8 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 65 10.7 8.0-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 446 335 74.8 69.6-79.5 56 11.2 8.2-15.3 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 36 9.6 6.6-13.8
Non-Veteran 610 457 74.9 70.3-79.1 80 11.9 9.2-15.3 19 2.9 1.7- 5.0 54 10.2 7.4-14.0

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

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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