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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 591 300 46.0 41.4-50.8 291 54.0 49.2-58.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 422 219 46.6 41.0-52.2 203 53.4 47.8-59.0
Non-Hispanic Black 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 151 53 34.3 26.3-43.3 98 65.7 56.7-73.7
55-64 156 88 55.3 46.2-64.0 68 44.7 36.0-53.8
65-74 149 105 71.6 62.3-79.3 44 28.4 20.7-37.7
75+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 75 52.8 43.4-62.1 66 47.2 37.9-56.6
Some Post-H.S. 151 63 39.8 31.2-49.1 88 60.2 50.9-68.8
College Graduate 230 135 51.5 44.1-58.8 95 48.5 41.2-55.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 210 114 46.3 38.8-54.1 96 53.7 45.9-61.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 172 97 55.3 46.1-64.1 75 44.7 35.9-53.9
No 417 202 42.6 37.3-48.1 215 57.4 51.9-62.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 91 53.8 44.5-62.9 68 46.2 37.1-55.5
Non-Veteran 433 209 43.6 38.2-49.1 224 56.4 50.9-61.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 285 147 49.9 43.2-56.7 138 50.1 43.3-56.8
Regional City or Suburban County 157 77 38.4 30.2-47.3 80 61.6 52.7-69.8
Rural 150 76 48.2 38.9-57.6 74 51.8 42.4-61.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 325 137 37.8 32.1-43.8 188 62.2 56.2-67.9
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 200 136 64.4 55.9-72.0 64 35.6 28.0-44.1
Unable to Work 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 377 192 45.3 39.5-51.2 185 54.7 48.8-60.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 251 123 43.1 36.1-50.3 128 56.9 49.7-63.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 305 157 47.3 40.7-53.9 148 52.7 46.1-59.3

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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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