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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

What was the MAIN reason you had this PSA test
was it ... ?*

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-Whites 1,005 810 81.1 78.2-83.7 96 9.6 7.7-11.9 35 3.2 2.1- 4.7 64 6.1 4.6- 8.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 989 799 81.2 78.2-83.8 93 9.5 7.6-11.8 34 3.1 2.1- 4.6 63 6.2 4.7- 8.1
AGE
40-44 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 126 107 86.2 78.5-91.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 317 261 84.6 80.1-88.2 27 7.8 5.2-11.4 *** *** *** 20 5.5 3.5- 8.6
65-74 335 274 81.5 76.1-85.9 30 9.9 6.7-14.5 *** *** *** 21 5.1 3.2- 8.0
75+ 202 151 71.9 64.2-78.5 23 11.3 7.4-16.9 15 8.7 5.0-14.9 13 8.1 4.6-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 219 162 74.0 67.1-79.8 31 14.2 9.9-20.0 *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.5-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 264 225 84.8 79.2-89.1 23 8.7 5.6-13.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 453 370 83.7 79.9-87.0 33 6.4 4.4- 9.1 21 4.1 2.6- 6.3 29 5.8 4.0- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 95 71 73.1 62.0-81.9 14 15.3 8.8-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 77 62 82.1 71.5-89.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 103 79.2 71.1-85.6 17 11.8 7.1-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 136 117 88.7 81.8-93.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 349 288 83.5 78.7-87.4 28 8.1 5.3-12.2 12 2.8 1.6- 5.0 21 5.5 3.5- 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 289 215 74.0 67.8-79.3 37 13.4 9.7-18.4 *** *** *** 21 7.0 4.4-11.2
No 715 594 83.9 80.6-86.7 59 8.1 6.1-10.8 19 2.2 1.4- 3.7 43 5.8 4.1- 8.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 440 339 76.6 71.7-80.9 51 12.0 8.9-16.1 21 5.0 2.9- 8.3 29 6.4 4.3- 9.4
Non-Veteran 565 471 84.3 80.6-87.3 45 7.9 5.7-10.8 14 1.9 1.1- 3.3 35 5.9 4.0- 8.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 580 453 77.7 73.5-81.4 60 11.5 8.8-15.0 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4 46 7.4 5.3-10.2
No 425 357 85.7 81.6-88.9 36 7.0 4.9- 9.9 *** *** *** 18 4.4 2.6- 7.2

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

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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