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 1,670 832 47.0 44.1-50.0 838 53.0 50.0-55.9
-Eastern NC 627 312 46.8 42.0-51.7 315 53.2 48.3-58.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 387 198 47.7 41.6-53.8 189 52.3 46.2-58.4
Non-Hispanic Black 147 78 48.3 38.6-58.1 69 51.7 41.9-61.4
Other 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 141 40 28.9 20.7-38.7 101 71.1 61.3-79.3
55-64 160 82 50.5 40.7-60.2 78 49.5 39.8-59.3
65-74 173 119 69.7 60.5-77.5 54 30.3 22.5-39.5
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 164 66 38.7 30.1-48.1 98 61.3 51.9-69.9
Some Post-H.S. 203 105 47.8 39.8-56.0 98 52.2 44.0-60.2
College Graduate 191 115 57.1 48.4-65.4 76 42.9 34.6-51.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 233 128 54.0 45.5-62.2 105 46.0 37.8-54.5
No 392 184 42.9 37.1-48.9 208 57.1 51.1-62.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 222 130 53.4 45.1-61.4 92 46.6 38.6-54.9
Non-Veteran 404 182 43.8 37.8-50.0 222 56.2 50.0-62.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 294 115 36.7 30.4-43.4 179 63.3 56.6-69.6
Unemployed 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 238 157 63.1 54.3-71.1 81 36.9 28.9-45.7
Unable to Work 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 112 48.9 40.7-57.1 95 51.1 42.9-59.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 355 195 50.8 44.5-57.2 160 49.2 42.8-55.5
HOUSING
Own 507 268 48.6 43.2-54.0 239 51.4 46.0-56.8
Rent 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 156 83 45.9 36.9-55.1 73 54.1 44.9-63.1
Rural 399 189 46.6 40.4-52.9 210 53.4 47.1-59.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 392 190 46.7 40.6-53.0 202 53.3 47.0-59.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 138 75 50.1 40.1-60.1 63 49.9 39.9-59.9
2nd Quartile 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 197 103 48.5 40.3-56.7 94 51.5 43.3-59.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 234 106 45.0 36.7-53.5 128 55.0 46.5-63.3

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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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