2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

What was the MAIN reason you had this PSA test –
was it ... ?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Routine exam Had problem/family history Told had Prostate Cancer Other reasons
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 854 661 78.3 74.8-81.4 119 13.9 11.4-16.9 38 4.0 2.7- 5.8 36 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 816 635 78.8 75.3-81.9 111 13.4 10.8-16.4 38 4.2 2.9- 6.1 32 3.6 2.4- 5.4
No 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 168 125 75.7 67.4-82.5 26 15.7 10.2-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 377 304 81.0 76.0-85.2 46 11.8 8.5-16.1 16 4.0 2.3- 7.1 *** *** ***
Obese 292 218 75.6 69.2-81.1 45 15.9 11.4-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 100 76 78.0 67.2-86.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 750 582 78.3 74.5-81.6 106 14.1 11.4-17.4 34 4.1 2.8- 6.2 28 3.5 2.3- 5.3
History of CVD**
Yes 186 131 72.7 64.7-79.5 36 18.0 12.5-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 664 526 79.6 75.7-83.1 83 12.9 10.1-16.4 27 3.6 2.3- 5.8 28 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 742 567 77.3 73.5-80.7 109 14.9 12.1-18.3 35 4.3 2.9- 6.4 31 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 777 596 77.6 73.9-80.9 113 14.7 12.0-18.0 36 4.1 2.8- 6.1 32 3.6 2.4- 5.3
COPD
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 761 597 79.2 75.6-82.5 100 13.1 10.5-16.2 32 3.8 2.5- 5.8 32 3.9 2.6- 5.7
Current Asthma
Yes 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 790 615 79.4 75.9-82.5 105 12.8 10.3-15.9 36 4.0 2.7- 6.0 34 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Diabetes
Yes 172 137 80.1 71.3-86.7 19 10.6 5.9-18.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 681 524 77.9 74.0-81.3 99 14.7 11.8-18.1 27 3.3 2.1- 5.1 31 4.1 2.8- 6.1
Functional Disability
Yes 313 229 75.1 68.7-80.5 51 16.2 11.7-22.0 19 5.5 3.1- 9.5 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8
No 539 430 80.0 75.8-83.6 68 12.7 9.8-16.3 19 3.2 1.9- 5.3 22 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 400 282 72.1 66.4-77.1 69 17.1 13.0-22.2 33 7.1 4.7-10.6 *** *** ***
No 454 379 83.5 79.2-87.1 50 11.2 8.2-15.0 *** *** *** 20 4.0 2.5- 6.3

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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