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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Prostate Cancer Screening

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,586 1,017 62.4 58.8-65.9 569 37.6 34.1-41.2
Wake County 95 61 60.3 49.0-70.6 34 39.7 29.4-51.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 107 58 49.8 39.1-60.4 49 50.2 39.6-60.9
Forsyth 109 77 70.6 60.2-79.2 32 29.4 20.8-39.8
Guilford 93 62 64.0 51.9-74.5 31 36.0 25.5-48.1
Henderson/Transylvania 133 88 61.4 51.0-70.8 45 38.6 29.2-49.0
Mecklenburg 88 51 56.6 45.1-67.5 37 43.4 32.5-54.9
Orange 104 68 64.2 53.4-73.8 36 35.8 26.2-46.6
Pitt 77 45 55.2 42.0-67.7 32 44.8 32.3-58.0
Randolph 110 72 64.3 53.8-73.5 38 35.7 26.5-46.2
Robeson 109 66 51.7 40.3-62.8 43 48.3 37.2-59.7
Western NC 187 123 62.4 54.0-70.0 64 37.6 30.0-46.0
Piedmont NC 205 130 63.0 54.5-70.8 75 37.0 29.2-45.5
Eastern NC 169 116 65.2 56.5-72.9 53 34.8 27.1-43.5

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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