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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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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
-Non-Hispanic Black 332 201 60.4 54.0-66.5 131 39.6 33.5-46.0
AGE
40-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 108 72 70.4 59.9-79.1 36 29.6 20.9-40.1
65-74 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 221 129 57.2 49.2-64.8 92 42.8 35.2-50.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 221 133 59.7 51.9-67.0 88 40.3 33.0-48.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 227 130 57.3 49.4-64.8 97 42.7 35.2-50.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 114 *** *** *** 42 38.6 29.0-49.1
Regional City or Suburban County 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 161 98 59.8 50.2-68.7 63 40.2 31.3-49.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 136 69 50.2 40.6-59.8 67 49.8 40.2-59.4
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 110 80 76.5 66.1-84.5 30 23.5 15.5-33.9
Unable to Work 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 138 87 61.9 52.3-70.6 51 38.1 29.4-47.7

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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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