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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 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-Non-Hispanic White 1,350 877 58.6 55.2-61.8 473 41.4 38.2-44.8
AGE
40-44 97 16 14.0 8.1-23.2 81 86.0 76.8-91.9
45-54 283 108 36.6 30.3-43.5 175 63.4 56.5-69.7
55-64 375 258 69.3 63.2-74.9 117 30.7 25.1-36.8
65-74 393 330 83.7 78.5-87.8 63 16.3 12.2-21.5
75+ 189 157 76.2 67.3-83.3 32 23.8 16.7-32.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 195 54.8 48.4-61.0 148 45.2 39.0-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 369 242 59.0 52.7-65.0 127 41.0 35.0-47.3
College Graduate 519 393 70.8 65.8-75.4 126 29.2 24.6-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 149 75 43.3 33.9-53.2 74 56.7 46.8-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 162 124 69.6 59.9-77.8 38 30.4 22.2-40.1
$50,000- 74,999 217 145 64.8 56.8-72.0 72 35.2 28.0-43.2
$75,000+ 448 317 63.1 57.3-68.6 131 36.9 31.4-42.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 399 275 63.5 57.2-69.4 124 36.5 30.6-42.8
No 849 544 58.1 53.9-62.1 305 41.9 37.9-46.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 437 293 63.3 57.3-68.9 144 36.7 31.1-42.7
No 908 582 56.7 52.7-60.6 326 43.3 39.4-47.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 493 375 72.8 67.6-77.4 118 27.2 22.6-32.4
Non-Veteran 856 502 52.2 48.1-56.3 354 47.8 43.7-51.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 291 191 58.6 52.0-64.9 100 41.4 35.1-48.0
Regional City or Suburban County 318 215 61.8 55.2-68.0 103 38.2 32.0-44.8
Rural 741 471 56.6 51.9-61.3 270 43.4 38.7-48.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 676 380 49.3 44.8-53.8 296 50.7 46.2-55.2
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 527 433 78.5 73.7-82.6 94 21.5 17.4-26.3
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 144 75 44.9 35.1-55.2 69 55.1 44.8-64.9
151% to 200% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 839 598 65.6 61.4-69.5 241 34.4 30.5-38.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 243 154 53.7 45.4-61.8 89 46.3 38.2-54.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 555 354 58.5 53.1-63.7 201 41.5 36.3-46.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 552 369 59.9 55.0-64.6 183 40.1 35.4-45.0

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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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