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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 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-MALES 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,350 877 58.6 55.2-61.8 473 41.4 38.2-44.8
Non-Hispanic Black 320 192 59.3 52.6-65.7 128 40.7 34.3-47.4
Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 170 23 12.6 8.0-19.3 147 87.4 80.7-92.0
45-54 438 170 38.2 32.9-43.7 268 61.8 56.3-67.1
55-64 522 351 69.5 64.4-74.1 171 30.5 25.9-35.6
65-74 485 403 83.1 78.6-86.9 82 16.9 13.1-21.4
75+ 232 193 78.6 70.9-84.6 39 21.4 15.4-29.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 97 45.0 37.3-53.0 134 55.0 47.0-62.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 266 50.2 45.0-55.5 242 49.8 44.5-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 497 315 59.1 53.7-64.3 182 40.9 35.7-46.3
College Graduate 636 470 67.8 63.2-72.1 166 32.2 27.9-36.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 265 129 44.3 37.2-51.6 136 55.7 48.4-62.8
$25,000- 34,999 171 95 53.3 44.2-62.2 76 46.7 37.8-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 215 149 62.6 53.9-70.6 66 37.4 29.4-46.1
$50,000- 74,999 279 180 61.4 54.3-68.1 99 38.6 31.9-45.7
$75,000+ 527 368 63.0 57.7-67.9 159 37.0 32.1-42.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 547 369 62.9 57.5-68.0 178 37.1 32.0-42.5
No 1,193 709 55.2 51.8-58.7 484 44.8 41.3-48.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 604 396 63.2 58.1-68.0 208 36.8 32.0-41.9
No 1,266 752 53.9 50.6-57.2 514 46.1 42.8-49.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 644 477 71.3 66.7-75.5 167 28.7 24.5-33.3
Non-Veteran 1,231 673 50.5 47.0-53.9 558 49.5 46.1-53.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 470 279 55.2 50.0-60.2 191 44.8 39.8-50.0
Regional City or Suburban County 420 261 59.4 53.6-64.9 159 40.6 35.1-46.4
Rural 988 611 56.0 51.9-60.0 377 44.0 40.0-48.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 952 488 46.2 42.5-50.0 464 53.8 50.0-57.5
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 664 540 79.0 74.8-82.6 124 21.0 17.4-25.2
Unable to Work 186 92 49.2 39.9-58.5 94 50.8 41.5-60.1
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 265 132 46.0 38.7-53.4 133 54.0 46.6-61.3
151% to 200% 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,030 713 64.2 60.4-67.7 317 35.8 32.3-39.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 383 239 55.9 49.2-62.4 144 44.1 37.6-50.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 713 433 57.1 52.4-61.6 280 42.9 38.4-47.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 782 479 56.5 52.4-60.5 303 43.5 39.5-47.6

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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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