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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,096 1,235 53.4 50.9-55.9 861 46.6 44.1-49.1
-African Americans 343 197 55.2 49.0-61.2 146 44.8 38.8-51.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 338 196 55.7 49.5-61.7 142 44.3 38.3-50.5
AGE
40-44 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 103 64 64.5 54.0-73.8 39 35.5 26.2-46.0
65-74 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 119 51 39.0 29.8-49.0 68 61.0 51.0-70.2
Some Post-H.S. 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 219 123 54.2 46.6-61.6 96 45.8 38.4-53.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 249 137 53.0 45.7-60.1 112 47.0 39.9-54.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 169 101 61.3 52.7-69.4 68 38.7 30.6-47.3
No 174 96 49.5 41.1-57.9 78 50.5 42.1-58.9

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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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