2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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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
-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
AGE
40-44 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 86.0 76.1-92.2
45-54 242 34 12.3 8.5-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 187 80.5 74.7-85.3
55-64 282 94 31.7 25.7-38.4 24 10.2 6.5-15.7 *** *** *** 32 12.3 8.5-17.6 119 40.4 33.9-47.2
65-74 293 156 52.8 45.6-59.9 29 9.6 6.4-14.3 *** *** *** 31 11.5 7.4-17.5 67 23.2 17.6-29.8
75+ 163 67 42.1 33.3-51.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 15.6 10.1-23.3 42 28.6 21.0-37.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 79 30.0 23.9-36.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.2 4.3-11.9 139 54.9 47.8-61.9
Some Post-H.S. 297 83 25.2 19.9-31.3 26 8.8 5.8-13.2 *** *** *** 32 10.6 7.2-15.3 144 51.4 44.8-58.0
College Graduate 457 183 38.5 33.5-43.8 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3 20 3.4 2.0- 5.5 43 9.1 6.5-12.7 177 42.7 37.5-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 27 21.3 13.0-32.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 42 34.1 24.9-44.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 165 54 29.9 22.2-38.8 13 8.2 4.6-14.2 *** *** *** 16 8.8 4.9-15.3 72 47.6 38.9-56.6
$75,000+ 437 156 34.1 29.2-39.5 31 6.8 4.3-10.4 16 2.3 1.3- 4.0 43 8.7 6.2-12.1 191 48.1 42.6-53.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 348 116 29.6 24.1-35.8 35 10.2 6.9-14.8 22 6.4 3.8-10.4 40 11.2 7.7-16.1 135 42.6 36.1-49.3
No 722 239 30.5 26.8-34.6 45 6.1 4.3- 8.5 18 1.9 1.1- 3.3 61 8.1 6.1-10.6 359 53.4 49.1-57.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 318 116 35.3 29.2-41.9 26 9.1 5.8-14.0 16 4.0 2.3- 7.1 34 10.4 7.0-15.1 126 41.2 34.7-48.0
Non-Veteran 755 241 28.6 24.9-32.5 54 6.8 5.0- 9.2 24 3.1 1.9- 5.1 67 8.6 6.5-11.3 369 52.9 48.7-57.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 311 97 27.3 22.2-33.1 22 6.9 4.2-11.2 *** *** *** 29 8.4 5.5-12.5 153 55.0 48.6-61.2
Regional City or Suburban County 285 106 35.5 29.3-42.3 25 9.4 5.9-14.6 *** *** *** 27 9.6 6.1-14.6 118 43.2 36.5-50.1
Rural 480 154 28.9 24.1-34.1 33 6.3 4.3- 9.2 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 45 9.1 6.5-12.8 227 50.9 45.3-56.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 569 149 24.4 20.6-28.6 32 6.4 4.3- 9.4 *** *** *** 41 6.2 4.3- 8.7 335 61.4 56.7-65.9
Unemployed 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 384 186 48.6 42.4-54.9 37 8.0 5.5-11.5 22 5.9 3.3-10.1 49 14.3 10.3-19.6 90 23.2 18.4-28.8
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 87 20 16.6 9.9-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 694 252 34.1 30.1-38.4 50 7.3 5.2- 9.9 26 2.8 1.8- 4.5 67 8.5 6.4-11.1 299 47.3 43.0-51.7
HOUSING
Own 928 329 32.3 28.9-35.9 75 7.9 6.0-10.2 34 3.3 2.2- 5.0 89 9.2 7.2-11.7 401 47.4 43.6-51.2
Rent 114 23 15.2 9.1-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 76 70.5 60.0-79.2
Other arrangement 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 260 81 29.4 23.2-36.5 17 7.0 4.1-11.7 *** *** *** 25 8.2 5.2-12.6 128 51.3 44.0-58.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 371 112 24.8 20.2-30.1 24 7.1 4.4-11.2 16 4.3 2.3- 7.6 40 11.4 8.0-16.1 179 52.4 46.3-58.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 445 164 35.6 30.5-41.1 39 7.8 5.5-11.1 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0 36 7.3 5.0-10.5 191 47.0 41.6-52.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 381 128 33.3 27.7-39.3 37 8.3 5.7-12.0 13 2.2 1.2- 3.9 41 10.0 7.1-14.0 162 46.2 40.3-52.2
2nd Quartile 276 101 29.5 23.9-35.7 15 6.3 3.5-10.8 *** *** *** 28 10.1 6.6-14.9 124 51.5 44.6-58.4
3rd Quartile 291 84 27.2 21.6-33.7 20 7.7 4.7-12.4 *** *** *** 22 6.9 4.0-11.7 150 52.2 45.3-58.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 128 44 31.0 22.1-41.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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