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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,891 682 33.9 31.4-36.6 1,209 66.1 63.4-68.6
-Eastern NC 687 259 35.0 30.9-39.4 428 65.0 60.6-69.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 440 167 33.9 28.8-39.4 273 66.1 60.6-71.2
Non-Hispanic Black 170 69 38.8 30.4-47.9 101 61.2 52.1-69.6
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 53 29.9 22.3-38.7 103 70.1 61.3-77.7
55-64 205 92 46.1 37.9-54.4 113 53.9 45.6-62.1
65-74 182 68 35.6 27.8-44.4 114 64.4 55.6-72.2
75+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 207 74 33.7 26.8-41.5 133 66.3 58.5-73.2
Some Post-H.S. 180 60 32.2 24.7-40.8 120 67.8 59.2-75.3
College Graduate 193 97 49.1 40.7-57.5 96 50.9 42.5-59.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 97 29 25.2 16.5-36.6 68 74.8 63.4-83.5
$50,000- 74,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 171 80 41.5 33.1-50.5 91 58.5 49.5-66.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 244 84 33.8 27.1-41.3 160 66.2 58.7-72.9
No 405 159 35.8 30.4-41.6 246 64.2 58.4-69.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 259 84 31.9 25.4-39.1 175 68.1 60.9-74.6
No 425 175 37.4 32.0-43.1 250 62.6 56.9-68.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 265 99 35.2 28.9-42.2 166 64.8 57.8-71.1
Non-Veteran 422 160 34.9 29.5-40.7 262 65.1 59.3-70.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 109 41 35.7 26.2-46.6 68 64.3 53.4-73.8
Rural 529 200 35.5 30.7-40.7 329 64.5 59.3-69.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 321 123 34.7 28.8-41.1 198 65.3 58.9-71.2
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 242 98 38.7 31.5-46.5 144 61.3 53.5-68.5
Unable to Work 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 350 146 37.9 32.1-44.1 204 62.1 55.9-67.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 234 96 40.1 32.4-48.3 138 59.9 51.7-67.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 316 116 34.8 28.8-41.4 200 65.2 58.6-71.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 137 47 28.7 21.2-37.7 90 71.3 62.3-78.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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