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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Male respondents 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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,322 680 46.0 42.8-49.3 642 54.0 50.7-57.2
AGE
40-44 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 282 90 30.1 24.2-36.8 192 69.9 63.2-75.8
55-64 370 193 51.4 45.2-57.6 177 48.6 42.4-54.8
65-74 391 279 70.8 64.8-76.1 112 29.2 23.9-35.2
75+ 182 107 56.3 47.5-64.7 75 43.7 35.3-52.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 31 25.4 17.3-35.8 83 74.6 64.2-82.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 155 45.3 39.1-51.8 182 54.7 48.2-60.9
Some Post-H.S. 360 188 46.8 40.8-52.9 172 53.2 47.1-59.2
College Graduate 508 304 55.7 50.6-60.7 204 44.3 39.3-49.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 149 60 34.4 26.0-43.8 89 65.6 56.2-74.0
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 158 92 52.0 42.5-61.2 66 48.0 38.8-57.5
$50,000- 74,999 215 113 50.4 42.4-58.3 102 49.6 41.7-57.6
$75,000+ 444 253 49.7 44.2-55.2 191 50.3 44.8-55.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 386 208 50.9 44.6-57.1 178 49.1 42.9-55.4
No 835 428 45.2 41.2-49.2 407 54.8 50.8-58.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 425 227 51.6 45.6-57.5 198 48.4 42.5-54.4
No 892 452 44.0 40.2-47.9 440 56.0 52.1-59.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 285 57.5 52.0-62.7 196 42.5 37.3-48.0
Non-Veteran 840 395 40.9 37.0-45.0 445 59.1 55.0-63.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 286 146 45.2 38.9-51.5 140 54.8 48.5-61.1
Regional City or Suburban County 310 165 46.8 40.4-53.4 145 53.2 46.6-59.6
Rural 726 369 46.1 41.6-50.8 357 53.9 49.2-58.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 666 293 37.3 33.1-41.6 373 62.7 58.4-66.9
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 512 334 63.3 58.1-68.2 178 36.7 31.8-41.9
Unable to Work 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 140 52 32.8 24.1-42.8 88 67.2 57.2-75.9
151% to 200% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 828 464 50.9 46.8-55.0 364 49.1 45.0-53.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 239 120 45.7 37.8-53.8 119 54.3 46.2-62.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 542 273 44.9 39.7-50.3 269 55.1 49.7-60.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 541 287 47.1 42.3-51.8 254 52.9 48.2-57.7

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*Males 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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