2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,388 751 48.4 45.1-51.8 637 51.6 48.2-54.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 990 563 50.6 46.5-54.6 427 49.4 45.4-53.5
Non-Hispanic Black 225 123 48.6 40.7-56.5 102 51.4 43.5-59.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 129 *** *** *** 120 92.1 82.2-96.7
45-54 341 107 30.1 24.4-36.5 234 69.9 63.5-75.6
55-64 336 189 59.2 52.5-65.6 147 40.8 34.4-47.5
65-74 358 285 77.1 70.9-82.3 73 22.9 17.7-29.1
75+ 198 151 70.2 60.7-78.3 47 29.8 21.7-39.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 59 34.0 25.3-44.1 95 66.0 55.9-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 355 180 50.1 43.6-56.6 175 49.9 43.4-56.4
Some Post-H.S. 371 183 44.6 38.3-51.0 188 55.4 49.0-61.7
College Graduate 505 327 58.2 52.8-63.4 178 41.8 36.6-47.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 86 43.2 34.2-52.7 96 56.8 47.3-65.8
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 159 87 44.4 35.2-54.1 72 55.6 45.9-64.8
$50,000-74,999 216 123 54.0 45.3-62.4 93 46.0 37.6-54.7
$75,000+ 413 238 48.3 42.3-54.2 175 51.7 45.8-57.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 217 113 48.3 39.7-57.0 104 51.7 43.0-60.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 474 281 53.9 47.9-59.9 193 46.1 40.1-52.1
No 910 469 46.0 41.9-50.1 441 54.0 49.9-58.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 446 305 62.4 56.4-68.1 141 37.6 31.9-43.6
Non-Veteran 943 446 43.3 39.3-47.3 497 56.7 52.7-60.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 325 176 49.7 43.3-56.1 149 50.3 43.9-56.7
Regional City or Suburban County 326 173 45.7 39.2-52.4 153 54.3 47.6-60.8
Rural 739 402 49.2 44.2-54.1 337 50.8 45.9-55.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 696 270 36.8 32.5-41.4 426 63.2 58.6-67.5
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 514 396 72.5 67.0-77.3 118 27.5 22.7-33.0
Unable to Work 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 180 95 46.8 37.4-56.3 85 53.2 43.7-62.6
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 808 460 49.6 45.2-54.0 348 50.4 46.0-54.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 217 113 48.3 39.7-57.0 104 51.7 43.0-60.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 291 155 50.6 42.3-58.9 136 49.4 41.1-57.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 572 297 45.3 40.3-50.4 275 54.7 49.6-59.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 527 299 50.8 45.5-56.1 228 49.2 43.9-54.5

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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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