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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 875 43.7 41.0-46.5 950 56.3 53.5-59.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 311 134 40.9 34.5-47.6 177 59.1 52.4-65.5
AGE
40-44 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 118 37 28.9 20.2-39.5 81 71.1 60.5-79.8
Some Post-H.S. 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 209 81 37.5 30.0-45.6 128 62.5 54.4-70.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 205 83 40.0 32.4-48.2 122 60.0 51.8-67.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 216 85 36.2 28.9-44.2 131 63.8 55.8-71.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 152 66 39.9 30.6-50.0 86 60.1 50.0-69.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 132 42 31.0 22.7-40.6 90 69.0 59.4-77.3
Unemployed 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 130 56 40.4 31.3-50.2 74 59.6 49.8-68.7

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*Males respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO 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.

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