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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Cancer Prevalence

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,666 62 3.8 2.3- 6.0 1,604 96.2 94.0-97.7
Wake County 100 3 3.9 1.2-11.8 97 96.1 88.2-98.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 112 7 5.2 2.3-11.5 105 94.8 88.5-97.7
Forsyth 115 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 114 99.6 97.2-99.9
Guilford 95 7 7.1 3.3-14.7 88 92.9 85.3-96.7
Henderson/Transylvania 140 6 4.2 1.7-10.1 134 95.8 89.9-98.3
Mecklenburg 93 1 1.8 0.2-11.4 92 98.2 88.6-99.8
Orange 108 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 103 96.5 91.5-98.6
Pitt 81 2 2.8 0.7-10.6 79 97.2 89.4-99.3
Randolph 119 2 1.9 0.4- 9.3 117 98.1 90.7-99.6
Robeson 116 10 5.3 2.7-10.0 106 94.7 90.0-97.3
Western NC 199 5 2.1 0.8- 5.5 194 97.9 94.5-99.2
Piedmont NC 211 9 6.4 2.6-14.9 202 93.6 85.1-97.4
Eastern NC 177 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 173 98.1 94.9-99.3

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 male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

#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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