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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 history Told had Prostate Cancer Other reasons
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,245 986 79.4 76.7-81.9 136 10.7 8.9-12.8 48 3.8 2.8- 5.3 75 6.0 4.7- 7.8
-Eastern NC 370 288 77.8 72.5-82.3 37 11.0 7.7-15.4 16 3.7 2.2- 6.2 29 7.5 4.9-11.2
RACE
White 274 215 78.7 72.7-83.7 22 9.3 5.9-14.4 *** *** *** 25 8.2 5.3-12.5
African American 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 361 282 78.0 72.7-82.6 36 11.0 7.7-15.5 15 3.5 2.0- 5.9 28 7.5 4.9-11.3
AGE
40-54 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 120 96 80.6 71.9-87.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 123 95 75.9 65.8-83.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 8.8 4.9-15.2
75+ 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 89 69 77.4 66.4-85.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 114 91 77.4 67.2-85.1 13 14.1 8.0-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 128 99 78.8 70.5-85.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 148 117 78.3 69.3-85.2 15 10.6 5.9-18.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 120 93 76.0 65.8-83.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 249 194 78.6 72.1-83.9 27 11.5 7.6-17.1 *** *** *** 20 7.4 4.5-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 137 74.1 66.1-80.8 18 11.4 6.8-18.5 *** *** *** 17 9.2 5.4-15.3
Non-Veteran 186 150 81.1 73.7-86.7 19 10.7 6.5-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 304 231 75.6 69.5-80.8 32 11.9 8.2-17.1 14 3.8 2.2- 6.7 27 8.7 5.6-13.1
No 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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