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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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
-Piedmont NC 666 536 80.7 77.0-83.9 78 10.5 8.2-13.4 20 3.6 2.2- 5.9 32 5.1 3.5- 7.5
RACE
White 535 442 83.1 79.2-86.5 55 9.4 7.0-12.6 *** *** *** 26 5.0 3.3- 7.7
African American 102 73 73.7 63.2-82.0 19 14.8 8.9-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 639 517 81.0 77.3-84.3 72 10.3 7.9-13.2 20 3.8 2.3- 6.1 30 5.0 3.3- 7.3
AGE
40-54 129 105 81.5 73.1-87.7 15 10.9 6.4-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 205 168 83.0 76.7-87.8 19 8.3 5.1-13.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 206 167 80.5 73.3-86.2 26 10.9 7.0-16.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 126 96 74.9 65.2-82.6 18 13.6 8.4-21.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 95 70.3 61.0-78.1 26 18.9 12.6-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 164 141 86.1 78.9-91.1 14 7.3 4.0-12.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 301 252 85.1 80.3-88.9 27 7.4 4.9-11.0 *** *** *** 12 3.9 2.2- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 65 83.2 71.6-90.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 325 271 85.0 80.2-88.7 27 6.9 4.4-10.4 *** *** *** 17 4.8 2.9- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 185 137 73.5 65.4-80.3 31 15.7 10.7-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 480 398 83.2 79.1-86.7 47 8.7 6.3-11.9 14 3.4 1.9- 5.8 21 4.7 2.9- 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 186 76.3 69.3-82.1 36 15.0 10.4-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 425 350 83.0 78.6-86.6 42 8.2 5.9-11.4 *** *** *** 21 5.5 3.4- 8.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 222 173 76.6 69.3-82.5 31 13.6 9.2-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 444 363 82.8 78.6-86.4 47 8.9 6.5-12.2 15 3.7 2.0- 6.5 19 4.5 2.8- 7.3

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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.

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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