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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,098 709 31.9 29.6-34.3 1,389 68.1 65.7-70.4
-African Americans 342 145 42.9 36.9-49.2 197 57.1 50.8-63.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 337 144 43.3 37.3-49.6 193 56.7 50.4-62.7
AGE
40-44 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 40 30.9 22.5-40.9 82 69.1 59.1-77.5
Some Post-H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 217 87 40.0 32.8-47.6 130 60.0 52.4-67.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 250 97 40.4 33.4-47.9 153 59.6 52.1-66.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 175 76 46.4 37.7-55.3 99 53.6 44.7-62.3
No 167 69 39.5 31.5-48.1 98 60.5 51.9-68.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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