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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,712 1,064 57.7 54.8-60.6 648 42.3 39.4-45.2
No 197 71 35.2 27.3-44.0 126 64.8 56.0-72.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 415 241 52.9 47.0-58.7 174 47.1 41.3-53.0
Overweight 806 497 57.7 53.4-61.9 309 42.3 38.1-46.6
Obese 630 371 55.3 50.6-60.0 259 44.7 40.0-49.4
Current Smoker
Yes 347 163 44.0 37.6-50.6 184 56.0 49.4-62.4
No 1,555 967 57.9 54.8-60.9 588 42.1 39.1-45.2
History of CVD**
Yes 353 238 65.9 59.2-71.9 115 34.1 28.1-40.8
No 1,538 887 53.2 50.1-56.2 651 46.8 43.8-49.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 222 121 50.4 42.4-58.4 101 49.6 41.6-57.6
No 1,618 983 56.6 53.6-59.6 635 43.4 40.4-46.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,738 1,038 55.4 52.5-58.3 700 44.6 41.7-47.5
COPD
Yes 171 110 62.1 52.8-70.6 61 37.9 29.4-47.2
No 1,739 1,026 54.7 51.9-57.6 713 45.3 42.4-48.1
Current Asthma
Yes 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,810 1,078 55.1 52.3-57.9 732 44.9 42.1-47.7
Diabetes
Yes 343 220 64.5 58.1-70.5 123 35.5 29.5-41.9
No 1,565 916 53.7 50.7-56.7 649 46.3 43.3-49.3
Disability1
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 710 484 65.6 61.1-69.9 226 34.4 30.1-38.9
No 1,203 654 50.0 46.6-53.4 549 50.0 46.6-53.4

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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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