2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents 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 1,343 531 34.6 31.6-37.9 812 65.4 62.1-68.4
-Eastern NC 485 191 34.9 29.8-40.3 294 65.1 59.7-70.2
GENDER
Male 485 191 34.9 29.8-40.3 294 65.1 59.7-70.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 318 133 38.1 31.7-45.0 185 61.9 55.0-68.3
Non-Hispanic Black 105 *** *** *** 64 68.3 57.0-77.8
Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
35-44 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 117 28 25.0 16.3-36.4 89 75.0 63.6-83.7
55-64 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 *** *** *** 85 63.8 53.0-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 133 46 30.1 21.9-39.8 87 69.9 60.2-78.1
College Graduate 151 75 45.5 36.5-54.8 76 54.5 45.2-63.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 194 83 39.4 30.7-48.7 111 60.6 51.3-69.3
No 291 108 31.9 25.9-38.7 183 68.1 61.3-74.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 91 42.3 34.1-51.0 96 57.7 49.0-65.9
Non-Veteran 298 100 30.8 24.6-37.8 198 69.2 62.2-75.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 95 35 32.7 23.2-43.8 60 67.3 56.2-76.8
Rural 358 148 36.9 30.6-43.6 210 63.1 56.4-69.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 220 57 23.5 17.4-31.0 163 76.5 69.0-82.6
Unemployed 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 190 111 53.9 44.9-62.7 79 46.1 37.3-55.1
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 258 119 39.5 32.5-47.1 139 60.5 52.9-67.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 161 61 33.7 24.3-44.7 100 66.3 55.3-75.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 225 88 34.1 27.4-41.6 137 65.9 58.4-72.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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