2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER talked with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,703 913 50.7 47.8-53.7 790 49.3 46.3-52.2
Medicaid Region 5 414 234 54.5 48.2-60.6 180 45.5 39.4-51.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 246 144 55.5 47.7-63.1 102 44.5 36.9-52.3
Non-Hispanic Black 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 190 89 47.8 39.1-56.7 101 52.2 43.3-60.9
65+ 174 131 73.4 62.9-81.8 43 26.6 18.2-37.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 70 46.4 36.3-56.9 84 53.6 43.1-63.7
Some Post-H.S. 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 134 90 64.2 53.3-73.9 44 35.8 26.1-46.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 196 126 58.4 49.8-66.5 70 41.6 33.5-50.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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