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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,322 558 37.8 34.8-40.9 122 8.2 6.7-10.1 61 4.3 3.2- 5.8 113 7.8 6.2- 9.8 468 41.8 38.5-45.1
Non-Hispanic Black 311 106 30.4 24.8-36.7 28 10.5 6.9-15.8 21 8.2 4.9-13.6 30 9.5 6.4-13.9 126 41.4 34.9-48.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 170 11 5.6 3.0-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 147 87.4 80.7-92.0
45-54 437 106 23.6 19.1-28.7 27 6.1 3.9- 9.3 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2 25 5.8 3.6- 9.1 268 61.9 56.3-67.1
55-64 516 214 41.0 36.0-46.2 41 8.8 6.1-12.5 35 8.2 5.6-11.8 55 11.2 8.3-14.9 171 30.9 26.2-36.0
65-74 481 279 58.5 53.1-63.8 61 12.7 9.6-16.7 25 4.1 2.5- 6.7 34 7.8 5.1-11.6 82 16.9 13.2-21.5
75+ 221 99 42.7 35.1-50.7 31 13.7 9.1-20.1 13 7.8 3.8-15.1 39 13.4 9.2-19.1 39 22.4 16.1-30.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 51 21.2 15.5-28.4 11 6.2 3.2-11.8 *** *** *** 21 10.9 6.6-17.4 133 55.9 47.8-63.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 161 33.1 28.3-38.3 38 5.9 4.0- 8.5 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 40 7.3 5.1-10.2 238 49.8 44.5-55.1
Some Post-H.S. 479 189 35.2 30.5-40.3 58 12.7 9.5-16.7 18 3.6 2.1- 6.2 40 7.3 5.1-10.3 174 41.2 35.8-46.7
College Graduate 620 305 45.1 40.5-49.7 59 9.0 6.7-11.9 40 6.5 4.5- 9.2 55 7.4 5.5-10.0 161 32.1 27.7-36.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 261 74 24.4 19.0-30.7 20 7.6 4.5-12.4 *** *** *** 21 7.1 4.3-11.5 136 57.1 49.8-64.1
$25,000- 34,999 166 61 35.5 27.4-44.5 12 8.4 4.5-15.4 *** *** *** 12 6.2 3.1-12.2 75 47.3 38.2-56.5
$35,000- 49,999 209 93 38.6 31.2-46.6 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 *** *** *** 28 13.4 8.3-20.8 65 38.1 30.0-47.0
$50,000-74,999 275 114 39.2 32.6-46.2 24 8.3 5.1-13.1 14 6.7 3.6-12.2 26 7.6 4.6-12.2 97 38.2 31.5-45.4
$75,000+ 522 234 40.0 35.2-44.9 60 9.8 7.2-13.0 29 5.4 3.5- 8.1 41 7.8 5.5-10.9 158 37.1 32.1-42.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 529 219 38.5 33.5-43.7 57 10.5 7.8-14.1 31 5.0 3.1- 8.0 48 8.9 6.5-12.1 174 37.1 31.9-42.6
No 1,164 443 33.9 30.8-37.1 99 8.1 6.4-10.2 51 4.9 3.5- 6.7 98 7.9 6.2-10.1 473 45.2 41.7-48.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 587 247 41.0 36.1-46.0 52 8.0 5.7-11.1 32 5.5 3.5- 8.7 51 8.4 6.2-11.4 205 37.1 32.2-42.3
No 1,230 461 32.7 29.7-35.8 113 9.0 7.3-11.1 55 4.6 3.4- 6.2 104 7.5 5.9- 9.5 497 46.2 42.8-49.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 625 296 47.2 42.6-51.9 59 8.3 6.3-11.0 36 5.4 3.6- 7.8 69 9.9 7.4-13.1 165 29.2 24.9-33.9
Non-Veteran 1,198 412 29.8 26.9-33.0 107 8.9 7.1-11.0 51 4.6 3.3- 6.4 87 7.1 5.5- 9.0 541 49.6 46.1-53.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 454 169 33.8 29.3-38.7 39 8.2 5.8-11.5 23 4.9 3.0- 8.0 41 8.3 6.0-11.5 182 44.7 39.6-50.0
Regional City or Suburban County 405 160 35.1 29.9-40.7 41 10.3 7.2-14.4 18 5.8 3.4- 9.5 31 7.9 5.3-11.5 155 41.0 35.3-46.8
Rural 966 380 35.8 32.2-39.7 86 8.2 6.3-10.6 46 4.2 3.0- 6.0 84 7.6 5.7-10.0 370 44.2 40.1-48.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 930 306 28.6 25.5-32.1 63 6.1 4.5- 8.2 38 4.3 3.0- 6.3 71 7.3 5.5- 9.6 452 53.6 49.8-57.4
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 642 326 48.7 44.0-53.4 89 14.7 11.6-18.5 38 6.0 3.9- 9.0 66 8.9 6.6-11.9 123 21.7 17.9-26.0
Unable to Work 182 62 34.7 26.3-44.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 6.2 3.2-11.6 91 50.6 41.2-59.9
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 254 77 27.9 21.8-34.9 13 4.5 2.5- 8.2 11 4.5 2.2- 8.8 23 7.4 4.5-11.8 130 55.7 48.2-62.9
151% to 200% 129 51 31.5 23.2-41.1 13 10.5 5.6-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 57 51.4 41.0-61.6
More than 200% 1,016 449 40.6 37.1-44.2 102 9.1 7.2-11.4 52 5.5 3.9- 7.5 99 8.9 7.0-11.3 314 35.9 32.3-39.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 375 145 33.6 28.0-39.8 32 9.8 6.4-14.6 25 5.2 3.1- 8.5 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 140 44.0 37.4-50.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 693 263 35.0 30.7-39.5 69 8.7 6.6-11.4 19 3.1 1.9- 5.3 66 9.8 7.2-13.1 276 43.4 38.7-48.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 757 301 35.5 31.8-39.3 65 8.4 6.4-11.0 43 5.9 4.2- 8.4 57 6.7 5.0- 8.8 291 43.5 39.5-47.7

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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.

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