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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 272 214 78.2 71.8-83.5 32 11.8 7.8-17.3 11 4.0 2.1- 7.4 15 6.1 3.5-10.2
RACE
White 240 187 77.6 70.7-83.2 31 12.4 8.2-18.4 *** *** *** 13 6.1 3.4-10.6
Other minorities 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 270 212 78.0 71.5-83.3 32 11.9 7.9-17.4 *** *** *** 15 6.1 3.6-10.3
AGE
40-54 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 96 76 76.6 65.4-85.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 78 59 80.2 69.2-87.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 107 89 79.8 69.3-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 104 86 82.0 71.5-89.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 96 *** *** *** 15 16.1 9.0-27.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 176 142 81.0 73.2-86.9 17 9.6 5.5-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 116 97 81.5 71.4-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 156 117 76.3 67.7-83.3 23 13.5 8.4-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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