2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,680 610 34.4 31.7-37.2 1,070 65.6 62.8-68.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,121 418 35.6 32.3-39.1 703 64.4 60.9-67.7
Non-Hispanic Black 286 121 36.6 30.1-43.6 165 63.4 56.4-69.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 127 24 15.8 10.0-24.1 103 84.2 75.9-90.0
AGE
40-44 175 25 14.3 9.2-21.5 150 85.7 78.5-90.8
45-54 402 86 20.4 16.2-25.3 316 79.6 74.7-83.8
55-64 417 172 45.3 39.6-51.2 245 54.7 48.8-60.4
65-74 408 201 46.4 40.4-52.5 207 53.6 47.5-59.6
75+ 241 112 42.5 35.1-50.3 129 57.5 49.7-64.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 38 23.5 16.2-32.9 130 76.5 67.1-83.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 409 127 33.2 27.9-39.0 282 66.8 61.0-72.1
Some Post-H.S. 457 161 33.2 28.3-38.4 296 66.8 61.6-71.7
College Graduate 639 282 41.8 37.4-46.4 357 58.2 53.6-62.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 556 222 37.2 32.2-42.5 334 62.8 57.5-67.8
No 1,114 386 33.1 29.9-36.5 728 66.9 63.5-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 199 39.1 33.8-44.5 293 60.9 55.5-66.2
Non-Veteran 1,182 411 32.8 29.7-36.1 771 67.2 63.9-70.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 873 268 31.2 27.6-35.0 605 68.8 65.0-72.4
Unemployed 77 12 14.9 8.0-25.9 65 85.1 74.1-92.0
Retired 566 269 43.2 38.1-48.3 297 56.8 51.7-61.9
Unable to Work 149 58 39.4 29.9-49.7 91 60.6 50.3-70.1
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 222 69 32.2 24.7-40.9 153 67.8 59.1-75.3
$25,000- 34,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 163 59 34.9 26.6-44.1 104 65.1 55.9-73.4
$50,000-74,999 241 85 29.7 23.6-36.5 156 70.3 63.5-76.4
$75,000+ 580 236 39.6 35.0-44.5 344 60.4 55.5-65.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 266 97 31.2 25.1-38.0 169 68.8 62.0-74.9
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 172 49 29.0 21.2-38.3 123 71.0 61.7-78.8
151% to 200% 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 960 370 36.7 33.2-40.4 590 63.3 59.6-66.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 266 97 31.2 25.1-38.0 169 68.8 62.0-74.9
HOUSING
Own 1,317 518 37.0 33.9-40.2 799 63.0 59.8-66.1
Rent 286 66 22.0 16.9-28.1 220 78.0 71.9-83.1
Other arrangement 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 516 184 34.3 29.7-39.2 332 65.7 60.8-70.3
Regional City or Suburban County 431 174 39.4 34.0-45.1 257 60.6 54.9-66.0
Rural 733 252 31.0 27.0-35.4 481 69.0 64.6-73.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 477 168 33.0 28.0-38.4 309 67.0 61.6-72.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 541 208 35.9 31.1-41.0 333 64.1 59.0-68.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 662 234 33.9 29.7-38.3 428 66.1 61.7-70.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 512 189 35.1 30.2-40.3 323 64.9 59.7-69.8
2nd Quartile 431 150 32.0 27.1-37.4 281 68.0 62.6-72.9
3rd Quartile 473 177 36.5 31.5-41.8 296 63.5 58.2-68.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 264 94 34.5 27.4-42.4 170 65.5 57.6-72.6

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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