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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-MALES

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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
RACE
White 1,605 979 54.6 51.7-57.4 626 45.4 42.6-48.3
African American 343 197 55.2 49.0-61.2 146 44.8 38.8-51.0
Other Minorities 126 44 28.9 20.7-38.6 82 71.1 61.4-79.3
AGE
40-44 226 41 18.3 13.3-24.7 185 81.7 75.3-86.7
45-54 436 195 45.1 39.9-50.3 241 54.9 49.7-60.1
55-64 622 378 61.3 56.9-65.5 244 38.7 34.5-43.1
65-74 493 386 77.6 72.9-81.6 107 22.4 18.4-27.1
75+ 288 219 74.4 68.1-79.8 69 25.6 20.2-31.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 135 47.1 40.5-53.8 151 52.9 46.2-59.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 544 270 46.9 42.2-51.7 274 53.1 48.3-57.8
Some Post-H.S. 512 317 56.9 51.9-61.8 195 43.1 38.2-48.1
College Graduate 746 508 60.5 56.2-64.5 238 39.5 35.5-43.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 70 37.7 30.1-45.9 119 62.3 54.1-69.9
$15,000- 24,999 308 154 49.5 42.8-56.2 154 50.5 43.8-57.2
$25,000- 34,999 187 105 51.4 43.0-59.7 82 48.6 40.3-57.0
$35,000- 49,999 247 157 56.3 48.8-63.5 90 43.7 36.5-51.2
$50,000- 74,999 258 162 54.8 47.5-61.9 96 45.2 38.1-52.5
$75,000+ 573 373 56.9 51.9-61.7 200 43.1 38.3-48.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 635 375 55.3 50.6-59.8 260 44.7 40.2-49.4
No 1,445 853 52.7 49.7-55.7 592 47.3 44.3-50.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 701 491 66.9 62.5-71.0 210 33.1 29.0-37.5
Non-Veteran 1,393 742 47.8 44.8-50.9 651 52.2 49.1-55.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,177 692 54.5 51.0-57.8 485 45.5 42.2-49.0
No 919 543 52.2 48.4-55.9 376 47.8 44.1-51.6

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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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