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%)
North Carolina 1,656 929 51.5 48.6-54.5 727 48.5 45.5-51.4
-MALES 1,656 929 51.5 48.6-54.5 727 48.5 45.5-51.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,117 612 51.0 47.5-54.6 505 49.0 45.4-52.5
Non-Hispanic Black 278 159 49.5 42.0-57.0 119 50.5 43.0-58.0
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 172 53 24.2 17.9-31.8 119 75.8 68.2-82.1
45-54 391 119 26.6 21.9-31.8 272 73.4 68.2-78.1
55-64 419 257 63.2 57.6-68.5 162 36.8 31.5-42.4
65-74 407 309 75.3 69.6-80.2 98 24.7 19.8-30.4
75+ 233 178 71.3 62.9-78.4 55 28.7 21.6-37.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 97 48.8 39.1-58.7 71 51.2 41.3-60.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 406 206 49.3 43.6-55.1 200 50.7 44.9-56.4
Some Post-H.S. 453 234 49.6 44.1-55.1 219 50.4 44.9-55.9
College Graduate 622 390 57.3 52.6-61.8 232 42.7 38.2-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 212 118 54.6 46.0-62.9 94 45.4 37.1-54.0
$25,000- 34,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 163 90 51.5 42.1-60.8 73 48.5 39.2-57.9
$50,000- 74,999 237 135 52.8 45.1-60.3 102 47.2 39.7-54.9
$75,000+ 571 329 52.5 47.6-57.3 242 47.5 42.7-52.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 551 340 56.6 51.0-62.1 211 43.4 37.9-49.0
No 1,096 587 49.3 45.7-52.8 509 50.7 47.2-54.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 476 295 59.2 53.5-64.7 181 40.8 35.3-46.5
Non-Veteran 1,175 634 49.0 45.5-52.5 541 51.0 47.5-54.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 503 272 47.5 42.5-52.6 231 52.5 47.4-57.5
Regional City or Suburban County 421 249 56.7 50.9-62.2 172 43.3 37.8-49.1
Rural 732 408 51.4 46.6-56.2 324 48.6 43.8-53.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 867 399 42.5 38.7-46.4 468 57.5 53.6-61.3
Unemployed 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 551 423 75.4 70.4-79.8 128 24.6 20.2-29.6
Unable to Work 148 77 51.5 41.3-61.6 71 48.5 38.4-58.7
Other not in Labor Force 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 164 78 44.6 35.4-54.3 86 55.4 45.7-64.6
151% to 200% 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 946 548 53.4 49.6-57.2 398 46.6 42.8-50.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 463 250 52.6 46.9-58.2 213 47.4 41.8-53.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 540 296 48.9 43.6-54.2 244 51.1 45.8-56.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 653 383 53.3 48.7-57.8 270 46.7 42.2-51.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 519 307 54.9 49.8-60.0 212 45.1 40.0-50.2
2nd Quartile 421 229 46.3 40.6-52.1 192 53.7 47.9-59.4
3rd Quartile 457 250 52.9 47.4-58.3 207 47.1 41.7-52.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 259 143 54.2 46.1-62.1 116 45.8 37.9-53.9

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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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