2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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disadvantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,680 610 34.4 31.7-37.2 1,070 65.6 62.8-68.3
Medicaid Region 5 398 140 32.7 27.1-38.9 258 67.3 61.1-72.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 235 82 31.5 24.7-39.3 153 68.5 60.7-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 183 50 28.5 21.0-37.6 133 71.5 62.4-79.0
65+ 167 82 45.9 36.0-56.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 115 39 30.1 21.7-40.1 76 69.9 59.9-78.3
College Graduate 130 53 38.2 28.9-48.4 77 61.8 51.6-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 189 67 29.4 22.8-36.9 122 70.6 63.1-77.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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