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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 1,388 751 48.4 45.1-51.8 637 51.6 48.2-54.9
-Piedmont NC 594 319 48.6 43.8-53.3 275 51.4 46.7-56.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 423 236 50.5 44.9-56.2 187 49.5 43.8-55.1
Non-Hispanic Black 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 155 55 33.2 25.4-42.2 100 66.8 57.8-74.6
55-64 152 92 62.4 53.3-70.7 60 37.6 29.3-46.7
65-74 148 114 75.4 66.1-82.8 34 24.6 17.2-33.9
75+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 71 52.0 42.5-61.4 68 48.0 38.6-57.5
Some Post-H.S. 150 66 44.2 35.3-53.6 84 55.8 46.4-64.7
College Graduate 237 157 58.3 50.9-65.4 80 41.7 34.6-49.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 213 124 48.3 40.7-56.0 89 51.7 44.0-59.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 177 103 54.7 45.6-63.5 74 45.3 36.5-54.4
No 415 215 46.3 40.7-51.9 200 53.7 48.1-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 106 60.9 51.3-69.8 52 39.1 30.2-48.7
Non-Veteran 437 213 44.8 39.4-50.3 224 55.2 49.7-60.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 290 159 50.9 44.2-57.6 131 49.1 42.4-55.8
Regional City or Suburban County 158 85 43.5 34.8-52.6 73 56.5 47.4-65.2
Rural 147 75 50.4 40.8-59.9 72 49.6 40.1-59.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 329 142 40.2 34.3-46.4 187 59.8 53.6-65.7
Unemployed 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 198 147 68.9 60.3-76.3 51 31.1 23.7-39.7
Unable to Work 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 376 205 48.7 42.8-54.6 171 51.3 45.4-57.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 250 124 44.0 36.9-51.3 126 56.0 48.7-63.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 312 179 51.5 44.9-58.0 133 48.5 42.0-55.1

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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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