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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 2,096 1,235 53.4 50.9-55.9 861 46.6 44.1-49.1
-Whites 1,605 979 54.6 51.7-57.4 626 45.4 42.6-48.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,567 966 55.1 52.2-58.1 601 44.9 41.9-47.8
AGE
40-44 143 26 17.0 11.3-24.7 117 83.0 75.3-88.7
45-54 307 135 43.7 37.7-49.8 172 56.3 50.2-62.3
55-64 484 301 61.2 56.1-65.9 183 38.8 34.1-43.9
65-74 407 324 79.0 73.9-83.4 83 21.0 16.6-26.1
75+ 244 185 74.6 68.0-80.3 59 25.4 19.7-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 70 41.1 33.1-49.7 102 58.9 50.3-66.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 395 212 50.8 45.1-56.4 183 49.2 43.6-54.9
Some Post-H.S. 396 255 58.4 52.6-63.9 141 41.6 36.1-47.4
College Graduate 637 440 60.7 56.1-65.1 197 39.3 34.9-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 45 38.7 29.3-49.1 74 61.3 50.9-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 191 97 47.8 39.3-56.4 94 52.2 43.6-60.7
$25,000- 34,999 131 73 47.5 38.2-56.9 58 52.5 43.1-61.8
$35,000- 49,999 198 133 60.2 51.9-67.9 65 39.8 32.1-48.1
$50,000- 74,999 213 131 54.3 46.3-62.0 82 45.7 38.0-53.7
$75,000+ 497 336 58.6 53.3-63.8 161 41.4 36.2-46.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 485 290 55.2 49.9-60.3 195 44.8 39.7-50.1
No 1,113 685 54.3 50.8-57.7 428 45.7 42.3-49.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 581 415 68.3 63.4-72.8 166 31.7 27.2-36.6
Non-Veteran 1,024 564 48.2 44.7-51.8 460 51.8 48.2-55.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 924 561 55.0 51.2-58.8 363 45.0 41.2-48.8
No 681 418 53.9 49.5-58.3 263 46.1 41.7-50.5

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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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