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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,987 987 44.3 41.8-46.9 1,000 55.7 53.1-58.2
-Piedmont NC 1,087 533 43.9 40.6-47.3 554 56.1 52.7-59.4
RACE
White 829 434 47.2 43.3-51.2 395 52.8 48.8-56.7
African American 189 80 37.5 30.2-45.4 109 62.5 54.6-69.8
Other minorities 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,025 512 44.8 41.3-48.3 513 55.2 51.7-58.7
AGE
40-54 382 104 27.0 22.5-32.1 278 73.0 67.9-77.5
55-64 314 166 56.1 49.9-62.0 148 43.9 38.0-50.1
65-74 246 176 70.6 63.7-76.6 70 29.4 23.4-36.3
75+ 145 87 55.8 45.9-65.2 58 44.2 34.8-54.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 47 30.8 23.1-39.8 91 69.2 60.2-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 108 39.0 32.6-45.8 149 61.0 54.2-67.4
Some Post-H.S. 248 134 49.0 42.0-56.0 114 51.0 44.0-58.0
College Graduate 441 244 50.6 45.2-55.9 197 49.4 44.1-54.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 150 45 27.3 20.1-35.9 105 72.7 64.1-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 90 38 32.7 23.4-43.5 52 67.3 56.5-76.6
$35,000- 49,999 127 68 43.2 33.7-53.3 59 56.8 46.7-66.3
$50,000+ 479 275 51.9 46.7-57.2 204 48.1 42.8-53.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 301 140 42.3 36.1-48.8 161 57.7 51.2-63.9
No 781 392 44.6 40.6-48.6 389 55.4 51.4-59.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 325 194 56.4 49.8-62.8 131 43.6 37.2-50.2
Non-Veteran 762 339 39.4 35.5-43.3 423 60.6 56.7-64.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 367 180 45.3 39.4-51.3 187 54.7 48.7-60.6
No 720 353 43.3 39.2-47.4 367 56.7 52.6-60.8

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*Males respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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