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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,096 1,235 53.4 50.9-55.9 861 46.6 44.1-49.1
GENDER
Male 2,096 1,235 53.4 50.9-55.9 861 46.6 44.1-49.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,888 1,180 57.0 54.3-59.7 708 43.0 40.3-45.7
No 204 51 24.0 17.9-31.2 153 76.0 68.8-82.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 481 294 55.6 50.3-60.8 187 44.4 39.2-49.7
Overweight 929 574 57.2 53.3-61.0 355 42.8 39.0-46.7
Obese 611 339 49.1 44.6-53.6 272 50.9 46.4-55.4
Current Smoker
Yes 366 168 41.3 35.6-47.3 198 58.7 52.7-64.4
No 1,716 1,059 56.4 53.6-59.1 657 43.6 40.9-46.4
History of CVD**
Yes 409 264 59.3 53.3-65.0 145 40.7 35.0-46.7
No 1,658 955 52.2 49.4-55.0 703 47.8 45.0-50.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 235 110 42.5 35.2-50.1 125 57.5 49.9-64.8
No 1,791 1,091 55.6 52.9-58.3 700 44.4 41.7-47.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,933 1,154 54.2 51.5-56.8 779 45.8 43.2-48.5
COPD
Yes 214 132 61.3 53.7-68.4 82 38.7 31.6-46.3
No 1,864 1,088 52.4 49.7-55.0 776 47.6 45.0-50.3
Current Asthma
Yes 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,974 1,159 53.2 50.6-55.8 815 46.8 44.2-49.4
Diabetes
Yes 354 218 58.5 52.4-64.3 136 41.5 35.7-47.6
No 1,730 1,008 52.4 49.6-55.2 722 47.6 44.8-50.4
Disability
Yes 635 375 55.3 50.6-59.8 260 44.7 40.2-49.4
No 1,445 853 52.7 49.7-55.7 592 47.3 44.3-50.3
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 781 525 64.1 60.0-68.0 256 35.9 32.0-40.0
No 1,311 707 48.1 45.0-51.3 604 51.9 48.7-55.0

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

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