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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,987 810 36.0 33.6-38.4 177 8.3 7.0- 9.9 87 4.1 3.2- 5.3 150 5.9 4.9- 7.1 763 45.6 43.0-48.3
-Western NC 310 134 38.5 32.6-44.7 31 9.3 6.3-13.6 6 1.6 0.7- 3.5 31 6.8 4.6-10.0 108 43.8 37.3-50.4
RACE
White 286 128 39.5 33.3-46.1 26 8.7 5.6-13.1 *** *** *** 31 7.3 4.9-10.7 97 43.4 36.7-50.4
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 79 16 19.4 11.5-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 11.3 6.8-18.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 113 52 40.2 30.5-50.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 208 92 37.2 30.2-44.7 20 9.9 6.1-15.7 *** *** *** 22 7.5 4.7-11.7 70 43.7 35.9-51.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 26.4 17.8-37.3
Non-Veteran 197 73 31.1 24.5-38.5 20 9.0 5.6-14.2 *** *** *** 19 6.9 4.2-11.1 82 52.0 44.0-59.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 258 113 39.1 32.6-46.0 23 8.5 5.4-13.2 *** *** *** 25 6.5 4.2-10.0 92 44.5 37.5-51.8
No 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER 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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