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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 209 162 77.5 70.5-83.2 21 10.9 6.9-16.6 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1 14 6.8 3.8-11.8
RACE
White 196 153 77.8 70.6-83.7 19 10.6 6.6-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 84 65 78.5 68.0-86.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 80 67 82.3 70.5-90.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 143 119 83.7 75.9-89.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 71 76.0 64.4-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 118 91 78.6 69.5-85.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 171 129 75.5 67.7-82.0 20 12.3 7.8-18.9 *** *** *** 14 7.9 4.4-13.7
No 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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