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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,987 987 44.3 41.8-46.9 1,000 55.7 53.1-58.2
-Western NC 310 165 47.8 41.4-54.2 145 52.2 45.8-58.6
RACE
White 286 154 48.2 41.5-54.9 132 51.8 45.1-58.5
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 79 21 23.9 15.3-35.4 58 76.1 64.6-84.7
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 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 208 112 47.1 39.4-54.9 96 52.9 45.1-60.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 72 64.1 53.3-73.7 41 35.9 26.3-46.7
Non-Veteran 197 93 40.1 32.8-47.9 104 59.9 52.1-67.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 258 136 47.6 40.6-54.6 122 52.4 45.4-59.4
No 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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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