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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last digital rectal exam?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,629 781 46.7 43.1-50.3 191 11.3 9.2-13.9 82 5.0 3.8- 6.6 162 10.2 8.2-12.6 413 26.8 23.7-30.3
Wake County 99 48 43.7 33.4-54.6 14 14.9 8.6-24.6 5 5.2 2.1-12.0 7 9.2 3.6-21.6 25 27.0 18.4-37.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 109 48 39.8 30.2-50.3 14 12.4 7.1-20.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 14 15.0 7.9-26.7 31 30.8 21.9-41.3
Forsyth 114 60 57.6 47.3-67.2 14 10.0 5.5-17.5 8 6.2 3.0-12.2 5 4.7 1.8-11.8 27 21.5 14.6-30.6
Guilford 94 41 45.9 35.0-57.2 9 7.3 3.6-14.0 6 7.0 2.8-16.2 19 19.1 12.1-29.0 19 20.7 12.4-32.5
Henderson/Transylvania 137 63 43.0 33.8-52.7 17 10.3 6.1-16.8 10 8.6 4.5-15.9 9 5.5 2.7-10.6 38 32.6 23.8-42.9
Mecklenburg 92 44 44.4 33.8-55.6 10 10.4 5.4-19.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 9 9.1 4.6-17.3 27 34.0 24.1-45.5
Orange 107 63 61.2 50.6-70.7 13 12.9 6.9-22.7 5 3.7 1.5- 9.0 8 6.5 3.1-12.8 18 15.8 9.6-24.8
Pitt 75 37 46.8 34.2-59.9 10 14.5 7.5-26.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 11 11.1 5.8-20.2 16 26.3 15.4-41.2
Randolph 117 54 42.8 33.3-52.7 18 18.0 11.0-28.1 4 3.1 1.2- 8.1 13 12.3 7.0-20.9 28 23.8 16.4-33.2
Robeson 110 51 45.1 34.4-56.2 10 7.0 3.5-13.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 7 8.6 2.8-23.4 37 36.0 26.1-47.3
Western NC 195 85 40.8 33.4-48.6 26 14.1 9.5-20.4 15 8.2 4.8-13.6 24 12.3 7.7-18.9 45 24.6 18.5-32.0
Piedmont NC 206 100 46.0 37.9-54.4 22 12.1 7.5-18.8 7 3.2 1.5- 6.9 20 9.0 5.2-15.1 57 29.8 22.3-38.5
Eastern NC 174 87 51.6 43.2-60.0 14 8.3 4.3-15.6 12 6.2 3.4-10.9 16 10.2 6.1-16.8 45 23.6 17.3-31.4

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Wake County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of only male respondents and reported having a DRE and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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