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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,098 709 31.9 29.6-34.3 1,389 68.1 65.7-70.4
-Whites 1,612 531 29.9 27.5-32.5 1,081 70.1 67.5-72.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,573 526 30.4 27.9-33.0 1,047 69.6 67.0-72.1
AGE
40-44 144 20 13.1 8.3-20.0 124 86.9 80.0-91.7
45-54 304 85 27.8 22.6-33.6 219 72.2 66.4-77.4
55-64 480 165 32.6 28.1-37.3 315 67.4 62.7-71.9
65-74 407 171 42.3 37.0-47.8 236 57.7 52.2-63.0
75+ 256 86 30.3 24.5-36.8 170 69.7 63.2-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 34 19.3 13.6-26.5 137 80.7 73.5-86.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 106 25.5 21.1-30.5 294 74.5 69.5-78.9
Some Post-H.S. 395 131 30.6 25.8-35.8 264 69.4 64.2-74.2
College Graduate 641 260 38.5 34.4-42.9 381 61.5 57.1-65.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 26 18.3 11.9-26.9 94 81.7 73.1-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 191 61 30.0 23.1-37.9 130 70.0 62.1-76.9
$25,000- 34,999 132 30 19.0 13.0-26.8 102 81.0 73.2-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 197 69 33.5 26.6-41.3 128 66.5 58.7-73.4
$50,000- 74,999 209 76 30.9 24.4-38.2 133 69.1 61.8-75.6
$75,000+ 498 176 32.6 28.1-37.5 322 67.4 62.5-71.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 488 152 28.6 24.2-33.3 336 71.4 66.7-75.8
No 1,117 377 30.5 27.5-33.6 740 69.5 66.4-72.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 586 220 36.3 31.9-40.9 366 63.7 59.1-68.1
Non-Veteran 1,026 311 26.9 24.0-30.1 715 73.1 69.9-76.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 931 304 29.5 26.3-32.8 627 70.5 67.2-73.7
No 681 227 30.6 26.8-34.6 454 69.4 65.4-73.2

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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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