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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.^
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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,195 947 79.4 76.6-81.9 130 10.6 8.8-12.8 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 72 6.1 4.7- 7.9
No 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 298 234 78.8 72.9-83.7 28 9.1 5.9-13.9 15 4.9 2.8- 8.5 21 7.1 4.5-11.2
Overweight 583 471 81.0 77.0-84.5 63 10.5 8.0-13.7 20 3.3 1.9- 5.6 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9
Obese 342 266 77.9 72.7-82.3 42 12.3 8.9-16.6 *** *** *** 22 6.0 3.8- 9.4
Current Smoker
Yes 156 121 78.2 69.6-84.9 21 15.0 9.3-23.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,084 860 79.5 76.7-82.2 115 10.1 8.3-12.2 42 4.0 2.9- 5.7 67 6.3 4.8- 8.3
History of CVD**
Yes 260 188 72.5 65.9-78.3 32 12.4 8.6-17.6 24 9.4 6.1-14.4 16 5.6 3.2- 9.7
No 972 789 81.1 78.1-83.8 101 10.2 8.2-12.6 23 2.5 1.6- 4.0 59 6.2 4.6- 8.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 105 83 80.6 70.7-87.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,104 875 79.3 76.5-82.0 118 10.4 8.6-12.7 43 4.0 2.8- 5.6 68 6.2 4.7- 8.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,165 926 79.7 76.9-82.2 125 10.4 8.6-12.6 45 3.9 2.8- 5.4 69 6.0 4.6- 7.8
COPD
Yes 133 87 64.2 54.6-72.8 30 24.9 17.6-34.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,102 892 81.4 78.6-83.9 105 8.9 7.2-11.0 40 3.6 2.5- 5.0 65 6.1 4.7- 8.0
Current Asthma
Yes 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,177 936 79.7 76.9-82.2 124 10.3 8.5-12.5 44 3.8 2.7- 5.3 73 6.2 4.8- 8.0
Diabetes
Yes 215 162 76.6 69.9-82.2 27 12.0 7.9-17.7 *** *** *** 20 8.4 5.3-13.2
No 1,026 821 80.0 77.0-82.6 109 10.5 8.6-12.8 42 4.0 2.8- 5.7 54 5.5 4.1- 7.4
Disability
Yes 371 273 72.7 67.1-77.7 51 14.3 10.7-18.9 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4 27 7.3 4.8-11.0
No 872 711 82.1 79.0-84.8 85 9.3 7.3-11.7 28 3.1 2.1- 4.7 48 5.5 4.0- 7.6
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 526 372 71.4 66.8-75.6 80 15.4 12.3-19.2 37 7.3 5.0-10.4 37 5.9 4.2- 8.4
No 719 614 84.5 81.1-87.4 56 7.7 5.7-10.3 *** *** *** 38 6.1 4.3- 8.6

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

**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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