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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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was it ... ?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Routine exam Had problem/family history Told had Prostate Cancer Other reasons
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,132 864 74.0 70.6-77.0 147 13.9 11.6-16.7 47 4.3 3.1- 5.9 74 7.8 6.0-10.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,079 827 74.1 70.7-77.3 138 13.6 11.2-16.4 47 4.5 3.2- 6.2 67 7.8 5.9-10.2
No 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 227 173 73.3 65.1-80.2 24 12.6 7.5-20.3 14 7.0 3.9-12.1 *** *** ***
Overweight 508 385 73.6 68.5-78.1 72 13.9 10.8-17.8 19 3.6 2.1- 6.0 32 8.9 6.0-13.1
Obese 370 282 73.7 67.8-78.8 50 15.4 11.3-20.6 *** *** *** 24 7.0 4.6-10.7
Current Smoker
Yes 150 110 70.7 60.2-79.4 18 14.7 8.1-25.1 *** *** *** 19 11.2 6.5-18.9
No 975 748 74.4 70.8-77.6 128 13.8 11.4-16.7 44 4.5 3.2- 6.2 55 7.3 5.4- 9.9
History of CVD**
Yes 243 165 63.3 55.3-70.6 42 19.1 13.6-26.2 22 10.4 6.5-16.2 *** *** ***
No 878 695 77.0 73.4-80.3 103 12.4 9.9-15.4 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 59 8.1 6.0-10.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 109 79 73.2 62.3-81.9 18 16.0 9.6-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 985 760 74.9 71.3-78.1 120 12.8 10.4-15.7 45 4.8 3.4- 6.6 60 7.6 5.6-10.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,036 798 75.2 71.8-78.4 132 13.2 10.8-15.9 44 4.5 3.2- 6.2 62 7.2 5.3- 9.5
COPD
Yes 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,027 794 75.2 71.8-78.3 126 12.4 10.2-15.0 39 4.1 2.9- 5.8 68 8.3 6.3-10.8
Current Asthma
Yes 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,072 825 74.9 71.5-78.0 134 13.2 10.9-15.9 42 4.0 2.8- 5.6 71 7.9 6.0-10.3
Diabetes
Yes 222 167 73.2 65.0-80.0 29 13.9 9.1-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 907 695 74.2 70.5-77.6 117 13.9 11.3-16.9 38 4.1 2.9- 5.9 57 7.8 5.8-10.5
Disability1
Yes 363 258 67.9 61.4-73.8 58 18.1 13.2-24.2 21 6.5 4.0-10.3 26 7.5 4.8-11.5
No 696 552 76.6 72.4-80.2 81 12.4 9.8-15.7 23 3.4 2.1- 5.4 40 7.6 5.3-10.8
Functional Disability1
Yes 389 267 66.0 59.8-71.7 65 18.5 13.8-24.3 25 6.8 4.4-10.3 32 8.7 5.9-12.8
No 741 596 78.1 74.2-81.6 82 11.7 9.2-14.7 21 2.7 1.6- 4.5 42 7.4 5.2-10.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 487 322 63.8 58.3-69.0 89 20.0 15.8-25.0 42 8.8 6.3-12.3 34 7.3 4.9-10.9
No 645 542 81.3 77.3-84.8 58 9.5 7.1-12.6 *** *** *** 40 8.2 5.8-11.5

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+).

*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test.

**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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