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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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 4,592 2,375 48.7 46.8-50.6 572 13.5 12.2-14.8 257 5.5 4.7- 6.5 601 12.9 11.7-14.3 787 19.3 17.8-21.0
-Iredell County 112 59 46.7 36.3-57.5 13 14.0 7.3-25.2 9 9.3 4.7-17.5 11 8.9 4.5-16.7 20 21.1 13.2-32.1
RACE
White 98 53 47.6 36.7-58.8 11 12.1 6.5-21.3 8 10.7 5.3-20.5 11 10.9 5.6-20.2 15 18.7 10.6-30.8
Other 13 5 40.3 15.6-71.0 2 23.6 4.6-66.1 1 3.2 0.4-20.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 32.9 12.2-63.3
AGE
40-44 17 3 18.2 5.5-45.8 3 25.5 7.5-59.1 4 16.5 5.7-38.9 2 11.8 2.8-38.0 5 28.1 11.5-54.2
45+ 95 56 55.4 43.5-66.7 10 10.6 5.4-19.6 5 7.1 2.8-16.8 9 8.0 3.7-16.3 15 19.0 10.7-31.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 29 45.9 31.7-60.9 6 10.1 4.4-21.6 4 5.9 2.1-15.5 5 11.0 4.1-26.0 12 27.1 14.8-44.3
Some College + 54 29 47.1 32.2-62.6 6 17.1 6.7-37.0 5 12.7 5.3-27.4 6 7.1 2.9-16.2 8 16.1 7.6-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 26 51.5 35.3-67.4 3 4.5 1.4-13.4 5 12.8 5.1-28.3 3 3.1 0.9-10.5 12 28.1 15.5-45.4
$50,000+ 52 27 42.6 28.5-58.0 7 18.1 7.6-37.1 4 8.4 3.0-21.6 8 14.5 6.8-28.4 6 16.4 6.9-34.2

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

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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