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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 320 192 59.3 52.6-65.7 128 40.7 34.3-47.4
AGE
40-44 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 106 68 71.5 61.2-80.0 38 28.5 20.0-38.8
65-74 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 214 122 56.9 48.7-64.7 92 43.1 35.3-51.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 212 120 56.3 48.2-64.0 92 43.7 36.0-51.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 220 123 55.2 47.1-63.0 97 44.8 37.0-52.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 155 96 60.4 50.0-69.9 59 39.6 30.1-50.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 134 63 46.1 36.6-55.9 71 53.9 44.1-63.4
Unemployed 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 104 85 84.4 74.5-90.9 19 15.6 9.1-25.5
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 134 77 55.9 46.2-65.2 57 44.1 34.8-53.8

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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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