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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 2,096 1,235 53.4 50.9-55.9 861 46.6 44.1-49.1
-Piedmont NC 1,148 670 53.1 49.7-56.5 478 46.9 43.5-50.3
RACE
White 873 530 55.3 51.3-59.1 343 44.7 40.9-48.7
African American 200 111 51.7 43.9-59.5 89 48.3 40.5-56.1
Other minorities 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,083 645 54.3 50.8-57.8 438 45.7 42.2-49.2
AGE
40-54 394 147 36.2 31.2-41.6 247 63.8 58.4-68.8
55-64 330 193 59.7 53.7-65.5 137 40.3 34.5-46.3
65-74 254 202 81.0 75.2-85.7 52 19.0 14.3-24.8
75+ 152 120 77.4 68.5-84.3 32 22.6 15.7-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 71 48.1 39.0-57.3 74 51.9 42.7-61.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 135 46.4 39.8-53.1 137 53.6 46.9-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 263 162 56.4 49.4-63.1 101 43.6 36.9-50.6
College Graduate 464 300 58.2 52.9-63.4 164 41.8 36.6-47.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 156 77 48.6 39.6-57.6 79 51.4 42.4-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 85 54.8 44.5-64.7 48 45.2 35.3-55.5
$50,000+ 495 313 56.4 51.1-61.5 182 43.6 38.5-48.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 191 54.3 47.9-60.5 134 45.7 39.5-52.1
No 815 476 52.8 48.8-56.8 339 47.2 43.2-51.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 339 233 66.7 60.2-72.6 106 33.3 27.4-39.8
Non-Veteran 808 436 48.2 44.3-52.2 372 51.8 47.8-55.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 394 229 56.1 50.2-61.9 165 43.9 38.1-49.8
No 754 441 51.6 47.4-55.7 313 48.4 44.3-52.6

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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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