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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Males

Males 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
-MALES 1,825 875 43.7 41.0-46.5 950 56.3 53.5-59.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,322 680 46.0 42.8-49.3 642 54.0 50.7-57.2
Non-Hispanic Black 311 134 40.9 34.5-47.6 177 59.1 52.4-65.5
Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 170 17 9.7 5.8-16.0 153 90.3 84.0-94.2
45-54 437 133 29.7 24.8-35.0 304 70.3 65.0-75.2
55-64 516 255 49.8 44.5-55.0 261 50.2 45.0-55.5
65-74 481 340 71.2 66.0-76.0 141 28.8 24.0-34.0
75+ 221 130 56.4 48.2-64.3 91 43.6 35.7-51.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 62 27.4 20.9-35.1 162 72.6 64.9-79.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 199 39.0 34.0-44.2 299 61.0 55.8-66.0
Some Post-H.S. 479 247 47.9 42.6-53.2 232 52.1 46.8-57.4
College Graduate 620 364 54.0 49.3-58.7 256 46.0 41.3-50.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 261 94 31.9 25.8-38.8 167 68.1 61.2-74.2
$25,000- 34,999 166 73 44.0 35.2-53.2 93 56.0 46.8-64.8
$35,000- 49,999 209 108 45.3 37.3-53.5 101 54.7 46.5-62.7
$50,000- 74,999 275 138 47.5 40.5-54.6 137 52.5 45.4-59.5
$75,000+ 522 294 49.7 44.6-54.8 228 50.3 45.2-55.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 529 276 49.0 43.7-54.4 253 51.0 45.6-56.3
No 1,164 542 42.0 38.7-45.4 622 58.0 54.6-61.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 587 299 49.0 43.9-54.0 288 51.0 46.0-56.1
No 1,230 574 41.7 38.5-45.0 656 58.3 55.0-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 625 355 55.6 50.8-60.3 270 44.4 39.7-49.2
Non-Veteran 1,198 519 38.7 35.5-42.1 679 61.3 57.9-64.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 454 208 42.0 37.1-47.1 246 58.0 52.9-62.9
Regional City or Suburban County 405 201 45.4 39.7-51.2 204 54.6 48.8-60.3
Rural 966 466 44.0 40.1-48.0 500 56.0 52.0-59.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 930 369 34.8 31.3-38.4 561 65.2 61.6-68.7
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 642 415 63.4 58.7-67.9 227 36.6 32.1-41.3
Unable to Work 182 72 39.4 30.7-48.9 110 60.6 51.1-69.3
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 254 90 32.4 26.0-39.6 164 67.6 60.4-74.0
151% to 200% 129 64 42.0 32.4-52.3 65 58.0 47.7-67.6
More than 200% 1,016 551 49.7 46.0-53.4 465 50.3 46.6-54.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 375 177 43.4 37.1-49.9 198 56.6 50.1-62.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 693 332 43.7 39.1-48.3 361 56.3 51.7-60.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 757 366 43.9 39.9-47.9 391 56.1 52.1-60.1

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*Male 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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