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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-Males

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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
-MALES 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 849 56.0 52.7-59.2 524 44.0 40.8-47.3
Non-Hispanic Black 332 201 60.4 54.0-66.5 131 39.6 33.5-46.0
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 171 32 19.1 13.1-27.1 139 80.9 72.9-86.9
45-54 453 190 40.9 35.6-46.4 263 59.1 53.6-64.4
55-64 528 348 67.2 62.2-71.9 180 32.8 28.1-37.8
65-74 497 382 76.0 71.1-80.3 115 24.0 19.7-28.9
75+ 235 174 69.1 61.1-76.0 61 30.9 24.0-38.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 102 43.0 35.5-50.8 140 57.0 49.2-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 519 274 51.3 46.1-56.5 245 48.7 43.5-53.9
Some Post-H.S. 504 308 57.6 52.3-62.7 196 42.4 37.3-47.7
College Graduate 644 451 65.2 60.6-69.5 193 34.8 30.5-39.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 273 134 43.3 36.4-50.4 139 56.7 49.6-63.6
$25,000- 34,999 173 104 58.2 49.0-66.8 69 41.8 33.2-51.0
$35,000- 49,999 220 136 54.1 45.9-62.1 84 45.9 37.9-54.1
$50,000- 74,999 287 186 62.5 55.5-69.0 101 37.5 31.0-44.5
$75,000+ 539 352 59.9 54.8-64.9 187 40.1 35.1-45.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 559 363 62.1 56.9-67.1 196 37.9 32.9-43.1
No 1,218 706 53.7 50.3-57.1 512 46.3 42.9-49.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 615 383 60.3 55.3-65.0 232 39.7 35.0-44.7
No 1,292 752 53.4 50.1-56.7 540 46.6 43.3-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 660 450 65.4 60.8-69.6 210 34.6 30.4-39.2
Non-Veteran 1,252 687 51.1 47.7-54.5 565 48.9 45.5-52.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 479 277 54.3 49.2-59.3 202 45.7 40.7-50.8
Regional City or Suburban County 428 249 54.4 48.8-60.0 179 45.6 40.0-51.2
Rural 1,007 612 56.7 52.7-60.6 395 43.3 39.4-47.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 960 491 46.9 43.1-50.6 469 53.1 49.4-56.9
Unemployed 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 682 511 72.7 68.3-76.6 171 27.3 23.4-31.7
Unable to Work 191 102 53.6 44.5-62.5 89 46.4 37.5-55.5
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 270 146 49.1 41.8-56.4 124 50.9 43.6-58.2
151% to 200% 131 71 50.5 40.3-60.7 60 49.5 39.3-59.7
More than 200% 1,054 693 61.3 57.6-64.8 361 38.7 35.2-42.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 392 239 55.9 49.4-62.3 153 44.1 37.7-50.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 730 423 53.5 48.9-58.1 307 46.5 41.9-51.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 792 476 56.5 52.5-60.5 316 43.5 39.5-47.5

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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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