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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 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
-Eastern NC 694 404 53.9 49.3-58.4 290 46.1 41.6-50.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 441 262 54.1 48.3-59.8 179 45.9 40.2-51.7
Non-Hispanic Black 175 104 56.6 47.6-65.1 71 43.4 34.9-52.4
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 159 71 43.3 34.3-52.7 88 56.7 47.3-65.7
55-64 209 131 63.3 55.1-70.8 78 36.7 29.2-44.9
65-74 185 134 69.4 60.4-77.1 51 30.6 22.9-39.6
75+ 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 215 112 48.9 41.1-56.8 103 51.1 43.2-58.9
Some Post-H.S. 180 109 58.6 49.8-66.9 71 41.4 33.1-50.2
College Graduate 195 132 61.6 52.6-69.9 63 38.4 30.1-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 175 118 66.5 57.4-74.5 57 33.5 25.5-42.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 242 147 58.0 50.3-65.4 95 42.0 34.6-49.7
No 416 239 52.1 46.3-58.0 177 47.9 42.0-53.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 255 151 56.7 49.1-64.0 104 43.3 36.0-50.9
No 436 253 52.7 46.9-58.3 183 47.3 41.7-53.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 171 60.6 53.4-67.4 96 39.4 32.6-46.6
Non-Veteran 427 233 49.9 44.1-55.8 194 50.1 44.2-55.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 538 321 55.7 50.4-60.9 217 44.3 39.1-49.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 325 166 45.8 39.4-52.4 159 54.2 47.6-60.6
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 245 177 70.0 62.3-76.7 68 30.0 23.3-37.7
Unable to Work 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 360 225 60.2 53.8-66.3 135 39.8 33.7-46.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 241 146 56.2 48.0-64.0 95 43.8 36.0-52.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 319 179 51.2 44.5-57.9 140 48.8 42.1-55.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 134 79 55.7 45.9-65.1 55 44.3 34.9-54.1

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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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