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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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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
-Western NC 320 200 55.9 49.3-62.2 120 44.1 37.8-50.7
RACE
White 295 185 55.8 49.0-62.4 110 44.2 37.6-51.0
Other minorities 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 83 69 81.5 69.9-89.3 14 18.5 10.7-30.1
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 214 137 55.3 47.3-63.0 77 44.7 37.0-52.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 117 88 74.1 63.4-82.5 29 25.9 17.5-36.6
Non-Veteran 203 112 47.4 39.6-55.3 91 52.6 44.7-60.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 264 166 56.3 49.1-63.2 98 43.7 36.8-50.9
No 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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