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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,987 987 44.3 41.8-46.9 1,000 55.7 53.1-58.2
-African Americans 329 149 41.7 35.7-47.9 180 58.3 52.1-64.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 324 147 41.8 35.7-48.1 177 58.2 51.9-64.3
AGE
40-44 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 117 40 30.9 22.4-40.9 77 69.1 59.1-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 83 26 26.3 17.4-37.7 57 73.7 62.3-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 216 98 40.4 33.4-47.8 118 59.6 52.2-66.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 241 104 37.5 30.8-44.8 137 62.5 55.2-69.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 161 71 42.3 33.6-51.6 90 57.7 48.4-66.4
No 168 78 41.1 33.1-49.5 90 58.9 50.5-66.9

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*Males respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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