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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 709 35.0 32.5-37.7 166 8.7 7.3-10.4 87 4.8 3.7- 6.2 156 7.9 6.5- 9.5 707 43.6 40.7-46.4
-Eastern NC 671 259 36.1 31.8-40.6 65 10.0 7.5-13.2 31 4.1 2.7- 6.2 55 8.5 6.3-11.5 261 41.3 36.7-45.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 430 179 39.9 34.5-45.6 46 10.2 7.2-14.3 18 3.0 1.7- 5.0 30 6.7 4.3-10.2 157 40.2 34.6-46.1
Non-Hispanic Black 167 59 31.2 23.5-40.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 14.0 8.8-21.6 67 40.5 31.7-49.9
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 45 30.4 22.2-40.0 15 10.3 5.8-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 50.3 41.0-59.6
55-64 206 75 37.4 29.8-45.7 20 12.1 7.1-19.7 16 9.3 5.4-15.6 20 10.5 6.2-17.3 75 30.7 24.0-38.3
65-74 179 104 58.0 48.9-66.6 23 11.7 7.4-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 21.7 14.6-30.9
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 59 29.2 22.5-37.0 21 9.8 5.8-16.0 *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.6-14.3 99 46.8 39.0-54.8
Some Post-H.S. 174 81 46.7 38.1-55.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 35.0 26.9-44.0
College Graduate 190 88 39.5 31.7-47.9 26 17.1 11.2-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 31.5 23.6-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 94 34 28.2 19.1-39.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.8 7.6-23.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 172 78 46.5 37.7-55.5 30 15.6 10.3-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 26.3 19.0-35.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 232 92 37.2 30.0-45.0 28 13.2 8.6-19.8 16 6.2 3.6-10.7 18 8.4 5.1-13.6 78 34.9 27.8-42.8
No 402 152 34.5 29.2-40.3 35 8.7 5.8-12.8 *** *** *** 33 8.7 5.8-12.9 168 44.9 39.0-51.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 245 103 42.3 34.9-50.1 21 8.9 5.2-14.6 15 5.2 2.9- 9.2 18 8.1 4.9-13.1 88 35.5 28.5-43.2
No 423 156 32.5 27.5-38.0 44 10.8 7.6-15.1 16 3.5 1.9- 6.2 37 8.9 6.0-12.9 170 44.3 38.5-50.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 113 44.6 37.5-51.9 26 8.6 5.6-13.1 15 5.0 2.8- 8.8 24 9.9 6.3-15.3 76 31.8 25.3-39.2
Non-Veteran 417 146 31.2 26.1-36.9 39 10.8 7.4-15.4 16 3.6 2.0- 6.4 31 7.7 5.1-11.6 185 46.7 40.7-52.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 105 39 34.8 25.2-45.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 521 203 36.7 31.8-42.0 48 9.3 6.5-13.0 26 4.4 2.8- 6.9 43 8.1 5.7-11.4 201 41.5 36.3-46.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 321 100 27.7 22.3-33.8 29 9.1 5.9-13.7 *** *** *** 23 7.1 4.4-11.3 156 52.6 45.9-59.1
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 229 116 48.4 40.6-56.3 30 14.1 9.2-21.0 *** *** *** 24 11.1 6.9-17.4 48 22.9 16.7-30.5
Unable to Work 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 103 36 28.4 19.4-39.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 353 145 41.0 35.0-47.3 46 12.6 9.0-17.4 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4 34 9.6 6.5-14.1 114 33.1 27.4-39.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 234 94 37.9 30.4-45.9 18 9.5 5.3-16.3 *** *** *** 20 7.7 4.6-12.6 86 39.4 31.6-47.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 307 108 32.4 26.4-39.0 32 9.1 6.2-13.1 *** *** *** 26 10.1 6.5-15.5 132 45.2 38.5-52.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 130 57 40.4 31.4-50.2 15 12.4 6.8-21.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 36.6 27.4-47.0

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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