2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,670 832 47.0 44.1-50.0 838 53.0 50.0-55.9
Medicaid Region 5 396 197 47.9 41.6-54.2 199 52.1 45.8-58.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 234 122 50.1 42.2-58.0 112 49.9 42.0-57.8
Non-Hispanic Black 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 176 68 38.8 30.2-48.1 108 61.2 51.9-69.8
65+ 171 116 67.3 56.8-76.3 55 32.7 23.7-43.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 189 106 52.1 43.6-60.5 83 47.9 39.5-56.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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