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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 PSA test?*

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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 3,502 1,705 48.1 46.1-50.2 346 10.1 8.9-11.4 103 3.0 2.4- 3.9 132 3.8 3.1- 4.6 1,216 35.0 33.1-37.0
-Franklin/Nash/Wilson 89 50 52.9 41.0-64.4 10 11.6 6.0-21.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 3 6.5 1.8-20.6 24 26.9 17.6-38.7
GENDER
Male 89 50 52.9 41.0-64.4 10 11.6 6.0-21.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 3 6.5 1.8-20.6 24 26.9 17.6-38.7
Female 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
RACE
White 60 35 57.5 43.8-70.2 7 13.4 6.4-25.9 2 3.5 0.9-12.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 15 24.7 14.7-38.5
Other 29 15 45.8 26.4-66.5 3 8.9 2.2-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.1 4.0-43.5 9 30.1 14.5-52.4
AGE
18-44 11 2 21.3 5.5-55.8 2 13.2 3.1-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 65.6 35.0-87.1
45+ 78 48 56.4 43.4-68.6 8 11.5 5.5-22.3 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 3 7.2 2.1-22.6 17 22.5 13.4-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 29 46.1 31.6-61.2 7 14.2 6.4-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.6 3.0-30.9 15 29.2 16.9-45.4
Some College + 34 20 63.3 45.1-78.3 3 7.6 2.2-23.2 2 5.5 1.4-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 23.6 11.8-41.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 31 53.0 37.7-67.8 9 19.6 10.0-34.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.8 0.7-27.0 13 22.6 12.1-38.3
$50,000+ 18 9 50.6 27.5-73.5 1 2.6 0.4-17.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 46.7 24.4-70.5

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* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having a PSA test 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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