2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 1,703 913 50.7 47.8-53.7 790 49.3 46.3-52.2
-Piedmont NC 818 436 50.3 46.2-54.4 382 49.7 45.6-53.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 578 322 52.9 48.2-57.6 256 47.1 42.4-51.8
Non-Hispanic Black 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 99 15 15.5 9.0-25.3 84 84.5 74.7-91.0
45-54 216 75 35.3 28.1-43.3 141 64.7 56.7-71.9
55-64 200 128 64.0 56.1-71.2 72 36.0 28.8-43.9
65-74 174 131 74.1 65.5-81.2 43 25.9 18.8-34.5
75+ 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 185 89 50.4 42.3-58.6 96 49.6 41.4-57.7
Some Post-H.S. 199 95 48.1 40.3-56.1 104 51.9 43.9-59.7
College Graduate 360 230 60.4 54.5-66.1 130 39.6 33.9-45.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 239 135 51.1 43.0-59.2 104 48.9 40.8-57.0
No 572 298 50.0 45.2-54.8 274 50.0 45.2-54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 106 52.6 44.1-60.9 93 47.4 39.1-55.9
Non-Veteran 615 330 49.8 45.1-54.5 285 50.2 45.5-54.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 465 210 45.0 39.9-50.3 255 55.0 49.7-60.1
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 246 186 70.6 62.8-77.5 60 29.4 22.5-37.2
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 312 182 56.1 49.7-62.3 130 43.9 37.7-50.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 472 270 55.3 50.1-60.5 202 44.7 39.5-49.9
HOUSING
Own 617 361 54.9 50.2-59.6 256 45.1 40.4-49.8
Rent 167 61 34.7 26.9-43.5 106 65.3 56.5-73.1
Other arrangement 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 446 237 51.1 45.7-56.5 209 48.9 43.5-54.3
Regional City or Suburban County 196 108 54.7 46.7-62.5 88 45.3 37.5-53.3
Rural 176 91 42.7 33.7-52.1 85 57.3 47.9-66.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 368 198 49.6 43.2-55.9 170 50.4 44.1-56.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 415 216 50.5 44.9-56.0 199 49.5 44.0-55.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 237 126 51.0 43.5-58.4 111 49.0 41.6-56.5
2nd Quartile 327 174 47.7 41.2-54.2 153 52.3 45.8-58.8
3rd Quartile 227 119 54.0 46.4-61.4 108 46.0 38.6-53.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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