2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,532 511 30.4 27.8-33.3 109 6.9 5.6- 8.6 66 3.9 2.9- 5.3 140 8.4 6.9-10.1 706 50.3 47.2-53.4
-MALES 1,532 511 30.4 27.8-33.3 109 6.9 5.6- 8.6 66 3.9 2.9- 5.3 140 8.4 6.9-10.1 706 50.3 47.2-53.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,076 357 30.3 27.2-33.7 80 7.4 5.7- 9.5 40 3.4 2.3- 4.9 101 9.0 7.2-11.3 498 49.9 46.3-53.5
Non-Hispanic Black 274 105 32.1 25.9-39.1 19 5.8 3.4- 9.6 14 5.2 2.7- 9.8 18 5.9 3.4-10.1 118 51.0 43.4-58.4
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 84.1 76.4-89.6
45-54 365 52 13.5 10.0-18.1 17 4.5 2.7- 7.5 *** *** *** 17 3.2 1.9- 5.4 272 76.9 71.7-81.4
55-64 408 142 34.6 29.2-40.3 34 9.6 6.5-14.0 24 6.5 4.0-10.4 46 11.9 8.6-16.3 162 37.4 32.1-43.1
65-74 399 212 52.4 46.3-58.5 33 8.0 5.4-11.7 15 3.5 1.9- 6.4 41 10.9 7.4-15.7 98 25.1 20.2-30.9
75+ 215 95 44.4 36.3-52.7 17 5.9 3.2-10.5 18 5.8 3.3-10.0 30 12.4 8.1-18.4 55 31.6 23.9-40.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 34 23.4 15.6-33.5 11 6.7 3.3-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 110 29.1 24.0-34.8 18 5.4 3.0- 9.3 12 3.5 1.9- 6.5 38 8.7 6.0-12.5 197 53.3 47.3-59.2
Some Post-H.S. 437 129 26.9 22.3-32.0 33 8.3 5.7-11.8 20 4.7 2.7- 8.0 40 9.4 6.6-13.2 215 50.8 45.2-56.3
College Graduate 588 237 38.5 34.0-43.2 47 6.9 4.9- 9.5 27 3.1 2.0- 4.8 55 8.5 6.2-11.4 222 43.0 38.4-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 52 25.6 18.3-34.5 13 7.0 3.5-13.5 *** *** *** 15 9.8 5.3-17.5 93 50.8 41.6-60.0
$25,000- 34,999 117 36 26.2 18.0-36.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 8.7 3.6-19.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 156 53 31.6 23.7-40.9 12 8.1 4.4-14.7 *** *** *** 14 6.6 3.5-12.0 73 50.3 40.8-59.9
$50,000- 74,999 226 78 32.4 25.6-40.2 16 6.7 3.9-11.0 13 5.8 2.8-11.9 20 7.7 4.6-12.6 99 47.4 39.7-55.3
$75,000+ 557 205 34.4 29.9-39.1 42 7.3 5.0-10.5 22 2.5 1.5- 4.2 50 8.0 5.8-11.0 238 47.8 42.9-52.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 510 170 28.9 24.3-34.0 43 8.6 6.1-12.1 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 57 10.2 7.3-13.9 209 45.9 40.2-51.8
No 1,014 339 31.2 28.0-34.7 66 6.2 4.6- 8.2 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 83 7.5 5.9- 9.6 491 52.3 48.6-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 452 173 36.7 31.4-42.3 31 7.4 4.8-11.0 23 4.5 2.6- 7.8 46 8.9 6.2-12.4 179 42.6 36.9-48.4
Non-Veteran 1,077 338 28.2 25.2-31.5 78 6.8 5.2- 8.8 43 3.8 2.6- 5.3 94 8.2 6.4-10.4 524 53.0 49.4-56.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 458 147 28.0 23.7-32.9 35 7.0 4.7-10.3 14 2.6 1.4- 4.6 40 8.0 5.6-11.4 222 54.3 49.0-59.5
Regional City or Suburban County 393 146 35.0 29.7-40.8 28 7.6 4.9-11.7 17 4.0 2.2- 7.2 35 8.2 5.4-12.1 167 45.2 39.4-51.1
Rural 681 218 29.3 25.2-33.8 46 6.4 4.6- 8.9 35 5.0 3.3- 7.6 65 8.7 6.5-11.6 317 50.6 45.6-55.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 784 202 24.3 21.0-28.0 47 6.8 4.9- 9.3 22 2.3 1.4- 3.7 61 6.3 4.7- 8.4 452 60.3 56.2-64.2
Unemployed 72 12 13.9 7.4-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 527 259 48.3 42.9-53.8 44 6.7 4.7- 9.4 35 6.9 4.4-10.8 61 12.4 9.2-16.6 128 25.6 21.1-30.8
Unable to Work 140 38 24.0 16.2-34.0 15 10.9 6.0-19.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.2 5.2-19.2 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 149 35 19.5 13.1-28.1 11 7.6 3.7-15.2 *** *** *** 12 8.9 4.6-16.5 86 59.8 49.7-69.2
151% to 200% 115 37 27.6 19.0-38.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 919 340 34.8 31.3-38.5 67 7.2 5.4- 9.5 38 3.3 2.2- 5.1 82 7.6 5.9- 9.8 392 47.0 43.2-50.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 439 144 32.6 27.4-38.3 26 6.4 4.1- 9.9 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 38 7.1 4.9-10.2 210 49.1 43.3-54.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 506 153 24.5 20.5-29.0 37 7.2 4.9-10.6 22 4.8 2.8- 7.9 55 10.9 8.0-14.7 239 52.5 47.1-57.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 587 214 34.5 30.1-39.2 46 6.9 5.0- 9.6 23 2.8 1.7- 4.4 47 6.8 4.9- 9.3 257 49.0 44.2-53.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 473 157 31.6 26.8-37.0 42 7.8 5.4-11.1 22 3.8 2.3- 6.0 49 9.4 6.8-12.8 203 47.4 42.0-52.8
2nd Quartile 387 133 28.1 23.4-33.4 22 5.7 3.6- 9.1 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 38 8.7 6.1-12.3 182 54.9 48.9-60.7
3rd Quartile 429 135 29.4 24.6-34.7 29 7.3 4.8-11.0 23 6.7 4.0-10.9 36 7.5 4.8-11.4 206 49.2 43.5-54.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 243 86 36.0 28.5-44.3 16 7.1 3.9-12.7 *** *** *** 17 6.7 3.8-11.7 115 47.9 39.7-56.2

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*This question was asked among those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who did not report this formed the NEVER 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 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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