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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 2,048 1,272 54.9 52.3-57.4 776 45.1 42.6-47.7
-Piedmont NC 1,118 681 54.2 50.7-57.6 437 45.8 42.4-49.3
RACE
White 849 545 57.6 53.6-61.5 304 42.4 38.5-46.4
African American 197 104 47.2 39.5-55.1 93 52.8 44.9-60.5
Other minorities 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,053 652 55.1 51.5-58.6 401 44.9 41.4-48.5
AGE
40-54 382 132 33.2 28.3-38.5 250 66.8 61.5-71.7
55-64 318 206 66.6 60.6-72.1 112 33.4 27.9-39.4
65-74 249 206 82.8 76.8-87.4 43 17.2 12.6-23.2
75+ 151 129 83.9 75.3-89.9 22 16.1 10.1-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 66 44.4 35.5-53.7 76 55.6 46.3-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 136 47.8 41.1-54.7 124 52.2 45.3-58.9
Some Post-H.S. 256 170 58.7 51.5-65.5 86 41.3 34.5-48.5
College Graduate 456 307 60.3 54.9-65.4 149 39.7 34.6-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 73 46.4 37.4-55.6 78 53.6 44.4-62.6
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 128 81 50.6 40.4-60.8 47 49.4 39.2-59.6
$50,000+ 486 330 60.3 54.9-65.4 156 39.7 34.6-45.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 310 188 55.1 48.5-61.5 122 44.9 38.5-51.5
No 800 490 54.0 49.9-58.0 310 46.0 42.0-50.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 336 247 69.7 63.2-75.6 89 30.3 24.4-36.8
Non-Veteran 781 433 48.4 44.4-52.4 348 51.6 47.6-55.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 382 227 54.8 48.7-60.6 155 45.2 39.4-51.3
No 736 454 53.9 49.6-58.0 282 46.1 42.0-50.4

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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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