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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,117 612 51.0 47.5-54.6 505 49.0 45.4-52.5
AGE
40-44 98 15 15.1 8.7-24.8 83 84.9 75.2-91.3
45-54 243 56 20.0 15.2-25.9 187 80.0 74.1-84.8
55-64 286 167 59.9 53.1-66.3 119 40.1 33.7-46.9
65-74 299 232 77.1 70.5-82.6 67 22.9 17.4-29.5
75+ 179 137 74.2 65.6-81.2 42 25.8 18.8-34.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 124 46.2 39.3-53.2 141 53.8 46.8-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 307 160 48.9 42.5-55.4 147 51.1 44.6-57.5
College Graduate 477 298 58.5 53.2-63.6 179 41.5 36.4-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 174 100 53.1 44.4-61.5 74 46.9 38.5-55.6
$75,000+ 445 253 52.3 46.9-57.7 192 47.7 42.3-53.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 364 228 58.5 51.9-64.8 136 41.5 35.2-48.1
No 747 382 47.5 43.3-51.7 365 52.5 48.3-56.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 207 60.3 53.7-66.6 128 39.7 33.4-46.3
Non-Veteran 779 405 47.8 43.6-51.9 374 52.2 48.1-56.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 320 167 45.8 39.6-52.1 153 54.2 47.9-60.4
Regional City or Suburban County 294 174 57.5 50.7-64.0 120 42.5 36.0-49.3
Rural 503 271 50.3 44.8-55.8 232 49.7 44.2-55.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 582 242 39.0 34.6-43.6 340 61.0 56.4-65.4
Unemployed 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 406 316 78.0 72.7-82.5 90 22.0 17.5-27.3
Unable to Work 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 713 411 53.2 48.9-57.5 302 46.8 42.5-51.1
HOUSING
Own 962 558 53.7 49.9-57.4 404 46.3 42.6-50.1
Rent 119 40 29.7 21.1-39.9 79 70.3 60.1-78.9
Other arrangement 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 269 138 49.4 42.2-56.6 131 50.6 43.4-57.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 384 203 48.5 42.4-54.5 181 51.5 45.5-57.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 464 271 54.1 48.7-59.4 193 45.9 40.6-51.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 399 234 54.9 49.0-60.6 165 45.1 39.4-51.0
2nd Quartile 287 160 49.2 42.5-56.0 127 50.8 44.0-57.5
3rd Quartile 299 149 48.7 42.0-55.5 150 51.3 44.5-58.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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