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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 323 215 57.7 51.1-64.0 108 42.3 36.0-48.9
RACE
White 298 201 58.0 51.1-64.6 97 42.0 35.4-48.9
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 218 148 57.8 49.8-65.4 70 42.2 34.6-50.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 121 95 75.3 64.9-83.5 26 24.7 16.5-35.1
Non-Veteran 202 120 48.9 41.1-56.8 82 51.1 43.2-58.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 267 175 56.7 49.5-63.6 92 43.3 36.4-50.5
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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