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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,146 380 30.7 27.8-33.9 766 69.3 66.1-72.2
RACE
White 875 285 29.3 26.0-32.8 590 70.7 67.2-74.0
African American 198 79 38.9 31.5-46.9 119 61.1 53.1-68.5
Other minorities 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,080 365 31.4 28.3-34.6 715 68.6 65.4-71.7
AGE
40-54 391 103 26.2 21.7-31.2 288 73.8 68.8-78.3
55-64 328 113 33.8 28.3-39.7 215 66.2 60.3-71.7
65-74 251 105 42.1 35.4-49.2 146 57.9 50.8-64.6
75+ 157 58 31.5 24.0-40.1 99 68.5 59.9-76.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 38 27.4 19.8-36.6 104 72.6 63.4-80.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 273 75 25.8 20.5-32.0 198 74.2 68.0-79.5
Some Post-H.S. 262 84 30.1 24.4-36.6 178 69.9 63.4-75.6
College Graduate 465 183 37.3 32.5-42.4 282 62.7 57.6-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 154 57 35.8 27.6-44.9 97 64.2 55.1-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 96 25 22.5 14.9-32.6 71 77.5 67.4-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 131 39 27.7 19.7-37.5 92 72.3 62.5-80.3
$50,000+ 493 176 32.8 28.2-37.6 317 67.2 62.4-71.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 329 105 30.7 25.2-36.8 224 69.3 63.2-74.8
No 809 273 30.8 27.3-34.5 536 69.2 65.5-72.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 339 138 38.5 32.6-44.8 201 61.5 55.2-67.4
Non-Veteran 806 242 28.0 24.6-31.6 564 72.0 68.4-75.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 400 125 28.6 23.8-33.8 275 71.4 66.2-76.2
No 746 255 31.9 28.2-35.8 491 68.1 64.2-71.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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