2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,680 610 34.4 31.7-37.2 1,070 65.6 62.8-68.3
-Eastern NC 628 220 33.5 28.9-38.4 408 66.5 61.6-71.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 388 136 32.6 27.0-38.9 252 67.4 61.1-73.0
Non-Hispanic Black 145 60 39.1 29.9-49.1 85 60.9 50.9-70.1
Other 95 24 20.1 12.7-30.2 71 79.9 69.8-87.3
AGE
40-44 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 141 28 18.5 12.2-26.9 113 81.5 73.1-87.8
55-64 163 60 42.6 33.1-52.6 103 57.4 47.4-66.9
65-74 170 82 47.3 37.6-57.2 88 52.7 42.8-62.4
75+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 168 45 31.0 22.4-41.3 123 69.0 58.7-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 197 66 28.2 21.8-35.5 131 71.8 64.5-78.2
College Graduate 194 91 46.5 38.1-55.1 103 53.5 44.9-61.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 234 85 35.4 27.6-43.9 149 64.6 56.1-72.4
No 392 135 32.8 27.2-38.8 257 67.2 61.2-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 218 94 42.0 34.1-50.2 124 58.0 49.8-65.9
Non-Veteran 409 126 29.6 24.1-35.8 283 70.4 64.2-75.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 292 80 27.2 21.2-34.1 212 72.8 65.9-78.8
Unemployed 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 236 108 42.3 34.1-51.0 128 57.7 49.0-65.9
Unable to Work 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 96 32 27.2 18.7-37.7 64 72.8 62.3-81.3
$75,000+ 205 80 35.7 28.0-44.1 125 64.3 55.9-72.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 352 131 33.7 27.9-40.0 221 66.3 60.0-72.1
HOUSING
Own 504 189 34.9 29.8-40.5 315 65.1 59.5-70.2
Rent 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 157 57 36.0 27.2-45.8 100 64.0 54.2-72.8
Rural 397 136 32.7 26.9-39.1 261 67.3 60.9-73.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 395 137 32.5 27.1-38.5 258 67.5 61.5-72.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 137 46 30.5 21.5-41.3 91 69.5 58.7-78.5
2nd Quartile 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 193 74 33.6 26.4-41.8 119 66.4 58.2-73.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 237 81 34.2 26.6-42.7 156 65.8 57.3-73.4

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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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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