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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
-Non-Hispanic White 1,373 849 56.0 52.7-59.2 524 44.0 40.8-47.3
AGE
40-44 98 19 16.5 10.0-26.0 79 83.5 74.0-90.0
45-54 294 113 38.2 31.8-45.0 181 61.8 55.0-68.2
55-64 379 254 66.9 60.7-72.5 125 33.1 27.5-39.3
65-74 399 317 77.4 71.8-82.1 82 22.6 17.9-28.2
75+ 190 139 66.8 57.9-74.7 51 33.2 25.3-42.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 45 34.9 25.5-45.6 75 65.1 54.4-74.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 191 52.6 46.3-58.8 160 47.4 41.2-53.7
Some Post-H.S. 374 235 58.1 52.0-64.0 139 41.9 36.0-48.0
College Graduate 525 376 66.8 61.8-71.5 149 33.2 28.5-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 148 76 41.0 32.0-50.7 72 59.0 49.3-68.0
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 166 117 63.5 53.9-72.1 49 36.5 27.9-46.1
$50,000- 74,999 223 148 64.6 56.7-71.7 75 35.4 28.3-43.3
$75,000+ 460 300 58.7 53.1-64.1 160 41.3 35.9-46.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 404 264 61.2 55.0-67.0 140 38.8 33.0-45.0
No 865 530 55.0 50.9-59.0 335 45.0 41.0-49.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 443 283 60.4 54.6-66.0 160 39.6 34.0-45.4
No 925 564 54.2 50.3-58.1 361 45.8 41.9-49.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 504 348 65.4 60.1-70.3 156 34.6 29.7-39.9
Non-Veteran 868 501 51.6 47.6-55.7 367 48.4 44.3-52.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 298 177 53.2 46.9-59.5 121 46.8 40.5-53.1
Regional City or Suburban County 323 204 56.3 49.8-62.6 119 43.7 37.4-50.2
Rural 752 468 57.4 52.7-61.9 284 42.6 38.1-47.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 685 369 47.7 43.2-52.2 316 52.3 47.8-56.8
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 538 412 72.6 67.6-77.0 126 27.4 23.0-32.4
Unable to Work 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 144 77 44.6 34.9-54.8 67 55.4 45.2-65.1
151% to 200% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 859 580 62.4 58.3-66.3 279 37.6 33.7-41.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 246 152 54.0 45.8-62.0 94 46.0 38.0-54.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 566 343 55.1 49.8-60.3 223 44.9 39.7-50.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 561 354 57.2 52.4-61.8 207 42.8 38.2-47.6

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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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