2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,532 620 37.4 34.5-40.4 912 62.6 59.6-65.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,076 437 37.7 34.3-41.2 639 62.3 58.8-65.7
Non-Hispanic Black 274 124 37.9 31.2-45.1 150 62.1 54.9-68.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 145 18 11.4 6.8-18.5 127 88.6 81.5-93.2
45-54 365 69 18.0 14.0-23.0 296 82.0 77.0-86.0
55-64 408 176 44.2 38.5-50.0 232 55.8 50.0-61.5
65-74 399 245 60.5 54.3-66.3 154 39.5 33.7-45.7
75+ 215 112 50.3 41.9-58.6 103 49.7 41.4-58.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 45 30.1 21.3-40.6 84 69.9 59.4-78.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 128 34.5 29.0-40.4 247 65.5 59.6-71.0
Some Post-H.S. 437 162 35.2 30.1-40.6 275 64.8 59.4-69.9
College Graduate 588 284 45.4 40.7-50.1 304 54.6 49.9-59.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 510 213 37.5 32.4-43.0 297 62.5 57.0-67.6
No 1,014 405 37.4 34.0-41.0 609 62.6 59.0-66.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 452 204 44.1 38.5-49.8 248 55.9 50.2-61.5
Non-Veteran 1,077 416 35.0 31.7-38.5 661 65.0 61.5-68.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 784 249 31.1 27.4-35.0 535 68.9 65.0-72.6
Unemployed 72 15 17.3 9.8-28.7 57 82.7 71.3-90.2
Retired 527 303 55.0 49.5-60.4 224 45.0 39.6-50.5
Unable to Work 140 53 34.9 25.7-45.5 87 65.1 54.5-74.3
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 65 32.6 24.5-41.9 117 67.4 58.1-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 156 65 39.8 31.0-49.3 91 60.2 50.7-69.0
$50,000-74,999 226 94 39.1 31.8-46.9 132 60.9 53.1-68.2
$75,000+ 557 247 41.6 36.9-46.6 310 58.4 53.4-63.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 226 82 30.8 24.3-38.2 144 69.2 61.8-75.7
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 149 46 27.1 19.3-36.7 103 72.9 63.3-80.7
151% to 200% 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 919 407 42.0 38.3-45.9 512 58.0 54.1-61.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 226 82 30.8 24.3-38.2 144 69.2 61.8-75.7
HOUSING
Own 1,242 538 39.7 36.5-43.0 704 60.3 57.0-63.5
Rent 223 67 27.5 21.3-34.7 156 72.5 65.3-78.7
Other arrangement 63 14 13.4 7.0-24.4 49 86.6 75.6-93.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 458 182 35.1 30.3-40.2 276 64.9 59.8-69.7
Regional City or Suburban County 393 174 42.7 37.0-48.6 219 57.3 51.4-63.0
Rural 681 264 35.7 31.2-40.4 417 64.3 59.6-68.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 439 170 39.1 33.5-44.9 269 60.9 55.1-66.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 506 190 31.8 27.2-36.7 316 68.2 63.3-72.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 587 260 41.5 36.8-46.3 327 58.5 53.7-63.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 473 199 39.5 34.3-44.9 274 60.5 55.1-65.7
2nd Quartile 387 155 33.9 28.7-39.5 232 66.1 60.5-71.3
3rd Quartile 429 164 36.7 31.5-42.3 265 63.3 57.7-68.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 243 102 43.2 35.2-51.5 141 56.8 48.5-64.8

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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