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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 437 136 28.7 23.6-34.3 301 71.3 65.7-76.4
RACE
White 379 116 28.8 23.4-34.9 263 71.2 65.1-76.6
Other minorities 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 428 135 29.1 24.0-34.8 293 70.9 65.2-76.0
AGE
40-54 113 26 20.6 13.7-29.6 87 79.4 70.4-86.3
55-64 130 39 28.4 20.6-37.8 91 71.6 62.2-79.4
65-74 121 42 32.8 24.1-42.9 79 67.2 57.1-75.9
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 35 21.7 14.9-30.3 103 78.3 69.7-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 140 58 37.6 29.1-46.9 82 62.4 53.1-70.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 141 57 34.3 26.1-43.5 84 65.7 56.5-73.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 48 29.9 22.3-38.8 105 70.1 61.2-77.7
No 282 88 28.3 22.0-35.5 194 71.7 64.5-78.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 55 34.8 26.6-44.2 92 65.2 55.8-73.4
Non-Veteran 290 81 26.3 20.3-33.3 209 73.7 66.7-79.7

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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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