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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-Whites

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER talked with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,098 1,336 58.6 56.1-61.1 762 41.4 38.9-43.9
-Whites 1,602 1,041 59.0 56.1-61.9 561 41.0 38.1-43.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,564 1,025 59.5 56.6-62.4 539 40.5 37.6-43.4
AGE
40-44 141 36 24.6 17.7-33.1 105 75.4 66.9-82.3
45-54 301 161 52.2 46.0-58.4 140 47.8 41.6-54.0
55-64 486 327 66.5 61.7-71.0 159 33.5 29.0-38.3
65-74 407 331 77.6 72.2-82.3 76 22.4 17.7-27.8
75+ 246 174 69.6 62.8-75.6 72 30.4 24.4-37.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 75 41.4 33.6-49.7 101 58.6 50.3-66.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 391 216 52.2 46.5-57.8 175 47.8 42.2-53.5
Some Post-H.S. 391 270 63.7 58.0-69.1 121 36.3 30.9-42.0
College Graduate 639 478 69.1 64.7-73.3 161 30.9 26.7-35.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 51 38.4 29.3-48.5 71 61.6 51.5-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 190 108 52.1 43.6-60.5 82 47.9 39.5-56.4
$25,000- 34,999 131 80 54.8 45.1-64.0 51 45.2 36.0-54.9
$35,000- 49,999 198 135 61.0 52.7-68.7 63 39.0 31.3-47.3
$50,000- 74,999 211 150 63.8 55.6-71.3 61 36.2 28.7-44.4
$75,000+ 489 346 63.5 58.1-68.6 143 36.5 31.4-41.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 483 305 56.6 51.3-61.8 178 43.4 38.2-48.7
No 1,112 732 60.0 56.5-63.4 380 40.0 36.6-43.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 577 429 71.5 66.7-75.8 148 28.5 24.2-33.3
Non-Veteran 1,025 612 53.3 49.7-56.8 413 46.7 43.2-50.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 932 595 58.1 54.2-61.8 337 41.9 38.2-45.8
No 670 446 60.3 55.9-64.7 224 39.7 35.3-44.1

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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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