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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-Non-Hispanic Black

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER talked with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,923 1,259 62.4 59.7-65.1 664 37.6 34.9-40.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 329 216 63.7 57.1-69.9 113 36.3 30.1-42.9
AGE
40-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** 33 28.1 19.0-39.5
65-74 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 217 144 63.6 55.4-71.0 73 36.4 29.0-44.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 217 141 63.1 55.1-70.4 76 36.9 29.6-44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 222 136 60.2 52.1-67.8 86 39.8 32.2-47.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 111 *** *** *** 38 36.6 27.0-47.4
Regional City or Suburban County 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 161 105 62.1 51.8-71.4 56 37.9 28.6-48.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 135 78 57.3 47.3-66.6 57 42.7 33.4-52.7
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 110 87 78.2 66.4-86.7 23 21.8 13.3-33.6
Unable to Work 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 116 83 70.6 59.5-79.6 33 29.4 20.4-40.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 136 90 63.6 53.8-72.4 46 36.4 27.6-46.2

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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.

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