2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,403 710 45.2 42.0-48.6 693 54.8 51.4-58.0
-Eastern NC 513 260 44.7 39.3-50.2 253 55.3 49.8-60.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 334 181 46.7 40.2-53.4 153 53.3 46.6-59.8
Non-Hispanic Black 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 141 68 39.4 30.5-49.1 73 60.6 50.9-69.5
College Graduate 160 96 56.1 46.9-64.9 64 43.9 35.1-53.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 204 117 51.2 41.9-60.3 87 48.8 39.7-58.1
No 308 143 40.7 34.3-47.6 165 59.3 52.4-65.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 118 48.6 40.3-56.9 83 51.4 43.1-59.7
Non-Veteran 311 142 42.6 35.7-49.9 169 57.4 50.1-64.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 377 192 45.1 38.5-51.8 185 54.9 48.2-61.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 228 82 31.8 24.9-39.7 146 68.2 60.3-75.1
Unemployed 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 201 139 62.4 53.5-70.6 62 37.6 29.4-46.5
Unable to Work 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 268 154 50.0 42.5-57.5 114 50.0 42.5-57.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 239 125 49.5 41.9-57.0 114 50.5 43.0-58.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 110 55 38.9 29.0-49.8 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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