2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,532 620 37.4 34.5-40.4 912 62.6 59.6-65.5
-Piedmont NC 726 287 35.5 31.6-39.7 439 64.5 60.3-68.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 524 208 36.7 32.1-41.5 316 63.3 58.5-67.9
Non-Hispanic Black 129 60 35.6 26.6-45.7 69 64.4 54.3-73.4
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 192 30 14.6 10.0-20.9 162 85.4 79.1-90.0
55-64 189 90 45.7 37.8-53.9 99 54.3 46.1-62.2
65-74 164 104 61.3 52.1-69.7 60 38.7 30.3-47.9
75+ 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 160 55 34.3 26.5-43.1 105 65.7 56.9-73.5
Some Post-H.S. 186 56 29.0 22.3-36.9 130 71.0 63.1-77.7
College Graduate 325 161 45.6 39.7-51.7 164 54.4 48.3-60.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 213 82 34.2 26.9-42.4 131 65.8 57.6-73.1
No 507 203 36.1 31.5-40.9 304 63.9 59.1-68.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 74 39.9 31.6-48.7 103 60.1 51.3-68.4
Non-Veteran 546 213 34.3 29.9-39.0 333 65.7 61.0-70.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 400 126 30.4 25.6-35.7 274 69.6 64.3-74.4
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 227 133 53.9 46.0-61.7 94 46.1 38.3-54.0
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** 58 67.2 56.0-76.8
$75,000+ 296 132 42.0 35.7-48.5 164 58.0 51.5-64.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 443 189 40.6 35.5-45.9 254 59.4 54.1-64.5
HOUSING
Own 571 240 38.1 33.6-42.8 331 61.9 57.2-66.4
Rent 129 41 28.3 20.4-37.7 88 71.7 62.3-79.6
Other arrangement 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 389 150 34.1 29.0-39.6 239 65.9 60.4-71.0
Regional City or Suburban County 180 79 41.6 33.6-50.0 101 58.4 50.0-66.4
Rural 157 58 31.0 23.0-40.3 99 69.0 59.7-77.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 336 124 31.7 26.2-37.8 212 68.3 62.2-73.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 358 149 38.7 33.1-44.6 209 61.3 55.4-66.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 209 75 34.3 27.1-42.3 134 65.7 57.7-72.9
2nd Quartile 298 121 33.3 27.5-39.6 177 66.7 60.4-72.5
3rd Quartile 194 77 39.8 32.2-48.0 117 60.2 52.0-67.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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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