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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,891 682 33.9 31.4-36.6 1,209 66.1 63.4-68.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,690 635 35.7 33.0-38.6 1,055 64.3 61.4-67.0
No 197 45 18.4 13.2-25.1 152 81.6 74.9-86.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 413 146 32.4 27.2-38.1 267 67.6 61.9-72.8
Overweight 796 289 34.5 30.6-38.5 507 65.5 61.5-69.4
Obese 618 224 34.1 29.8-38.8 394 65.9 61.2-70.2
Current Smoker
Yes 343 99 28.2 22.6-34.6 244 71.8 65.4-77.4
No 1,535 576 35.0 32.2-37.9 959 65.0 62.1-67.8
History of CVD**
Yes 356 124 35.2 29.1-41.9 232 64.8 58.1-70.9
No 1,510 550 33.7 30.9-36.6 960 66.3 63.4-69.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 218 69 28.0 21.6-35.5 149 72.0 64.5-78.4
No 1,599 590 34.8 32.1-37.7 1,009 65.2 62.3-67.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,715 624 33.8 31.2-36.5 1,091 66.2 63.5-68.8
COPD
Yes 174 52 33.3 24.8-42.9 122 66.7 57.1-75.2
No 1,713 630 34.2 31.5-36.9 1,083 65.8 63.1-68.5
Current Asthma
Yes 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,789 651 34.0 31.5-36.7 1,138 66.0 63.3-68.5
Diabetes
Yes 345 128 39.1 32.8-45.9 217 60.9 54.1-67.2
No 1,540 552 32.9 30.2-35.8 988 67.1 64.2-69.8
Disability1
Yes 559 206 36.3 31.5-41.5 353 63.7 58.5-68.5
No 1,191 429 33.6 30.5-36.9 762 66.4 63.1-69.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 620 216 34.5 30.0-39.3 404 65.5 60.7-70.0
No 1,263 464 33.7 30.7-36.9 799 66.3 63.1-69.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 710 267 35.5 31.3-40.0 443 64.5 60.0-68.7
No 1,180 415 33.1 30.0-36.4 765 66.9 63.6-70.0

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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