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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Franklin/Nash/Wilson Counties

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 3,675 1,751 47.8 45.8-49.8 491 13.7 12.3-15.1 154 4.6 3.7- 5.5 319 8.0 7.0- 9.1 960 26.0 24.3-27.8
-Franklin/Nash/Wilson 94 53 52.5 41.0-63.8 13 15.9 8.8-27.1 3 3.7 1.0-12.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6 22 25.9 16.7-37.7
GENDER
Male 94 53 52.5 41.0-63.8 13 15.9 8.8-27.1 3 3.7 1.0-12.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6 22 25.9 16.7-37.7
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 62 36 56.6 43.2-69.2 7 11.8 5.6-23.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 3.4 1.0-10.7 15 26.5 16.2-40.2
Other 32 17 46.4 27.5-66.4 6 22.0 9.0-44.8 2 6.6 1.3-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 25.0 10.7-48.0
AGE
18-44 12 6 50.5 24.1-76.6 2 10.1 2.4-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.9 1.4-46.1 3 29.6 10.1-61.1
45+ 82 47 52.8 40.4-64.8 11 16.6 8.9-28.9 3 4.1 1.1-13.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 19 25.4 15.8-38.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 32 46.3 32.4-60.8 9 18.7 9.1-34.5 2 4.2 0.8-18.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 15 30.0 17.9-45.9
Some College + 34 20 62.8 44.5-78.0 4 11.3 4.0-27.8 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 2 4.2 1.0-16.6 7 18.9 8.5-36.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 33 51.7 36.9-66.1 7 15.1 7.0-29.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.8 14 29.6 17.2-46.1
$50,000+ 20 12 66.1 42.3-83.9 2 7.3 1.7-27.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-15.3 5 24.2 9.4-49.5

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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