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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 709 35.0 32.5-37.7 166 8.7 7.3-10.4 87 4.8 3.7- 6.2 156 7.9 6.5- 9.5 707 43.6 40.7-46.4
-Non-Hispanic White 1,322 558 37.8 34.8-40.9 122 8.2 6.7-10.1 61 4.3 3.2- 5.8 113 7.8 6.2- 9.8 468 41.8 38.5-45.1
AGE
40-44 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 81 86.0 76.8-91.9
45-54 282 76 24.9 19.4-31.3 14 5.2 2.9- 9.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 175 63.4 56.6-69.8
55-64 370 161 43.2 37.3-49.4 32 8.2 5.5-12.1 23 6.9 4.3-10.9 37 10.5 7.3-15.0 117 31.1 25.5-37.4
65-74 391 233 59.2 53.1-65.0 46 11.6 8.3-16.0 19 4.2 2.4- 7.3 30 8.7 5.6-13.2 63 16.4 12.2-21.5
75+ 182 79 41.6 33.5-50.1 28 14.7 9.6-22.0 *** *** *** 33 14.0 9.2-20.6 32 24.5 17.2-33.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 27 22.3 14.6-32.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 124 38.2 32.2-44.6 31 7.1 4.7-10.7 *** *** *** 23 5.8 3.6- 9.2 146 45.3 39.0-51.7
Some Post-H.S. 360 143 34.6 29.3-40.3 45 12.2 8.8-16.7 *** *** *** 32 7.5 5.0-11.1 126 41.7 35.6-48.1
College Graduate 508 262 48.1 43.1-53.1 42 7.6 5.4-10.7 33 6.8 4.6-10.0 47 8.2 5.9-11.2 124 29.3 24.7-34.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 149 47 25.8 18.7-34.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 74 56.7 46.8-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 158 80 44.5 35.7-53.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.2 7.5-22.3 38 31.3 22.9-41.1
$50,000- 74,999 215 95 42.3 34.8-50.2 18 8.0 4.6-13.6 *** *** *** 19 7.7 4.3-13.4 72 35.4 28.2-43.5
$75,000+ 444 207 41.3 36.1-46.8 46 8.4 5.9-11.6 25 5.6 3.6- 8.7 35 7.7 5.2-11.1 131 37.1 31.6-42.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 386 163 39.4 33.6-45.6 45 11.4 8.1-15.9 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 37 9.5 6.6-13.4 122 36.6 30.6-43.1
No 835 358 38.1 34.4-42.1 70 7.0 5.3- 9.2 37 4.9 3.3- 7.0 68 7.6 5.6-10.2 302 42.4 38.3-46.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 425 186 42.9 37.2-48.9 41 8.6 5.9-12.5 *** *** *** 38 7.9 5.5-11.2 142 36.8 31.1-42.8
No 892 372 35.9 32.3-39.6 80 8.1 6.3-10.3 43 4.6 3.3- 6.5 74 7.6 5.7-10.0 323 43.8 39.8-47.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 240 49.4 44.1-54.7 45 8.1 5.8-11.1 28 5.6 3.6- 8.5 50 9.2 6.4-13.0 118 27.8 23.1-33.0
Non-Veteran 840 318 32.6 29.0-36.4 77 8.3 6.4-10.8 33 3.8 2.5- 5.7 63 7.2 5.4- 9.6 349 48.1 43.9-52.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 286 125 38.6 32.7-44.9 21 6.5 4.1-10.2 14 4.8 2.7- 8.4 28 8.7 5.8-12.7 98 41.4 35.0-48.0
Regional City or Suburban County 310 135 37.1 31.1-43.5 30 9.8 6.5-14.4 15 5.4 3.1- 9.2 27 8.8 5.8-13.2 103 39.0 32.7-45.7
Rural 726 298 37.8 33.5-42.2 71 8.4 6.3-11.0 32 3.5 2.2- 5.4 58 6.7 4.7- 9.6 267 43.7 39.0-48.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 666 249 31.8 27.9-35.9 44 5.5 3.8- 7.8 29 4.5 2.9- 6.8 50 7.3 5.2-10.1 294 50.9 46.4-55.5
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 512 266 50.0 44.9-55.2 68 13.3 10.2-17.1 29 5.3 3.4- 8.1 55 9.3 6.7-12.8 94 22.1 17.8-27.0
Unable to Work 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 140 46 29.3 21.1-39.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 56.6 46.3-66.4
151% to 200% 90 37 31.6 22.2-42.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 828 386 42.6 38.7-46.6 78 8.3 6.4-10.7 44 5.6 3.9- 7.8 79 8.8 6.7-11.4 241 34.8 30.8-38.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 239 96 35.4 28.3-43.2 24 10.3 6.3-16.2 *** *** *** 18 5.3 3.0- 9.4 88 46.4 38.3-54.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 542 219 36.6 31.7-41.8 54 8.3 6.0-11.3 *** *** *** 54 10.1 7.1-14.0 200 42.2 36.9-47.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 541 243 39.4 34.9-44.0 44 7.7 5.5-10.6 33 6.1 4.2- 8.8 41 6.7 4.8- 9.2 180 40.2 35.4-45.1

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER 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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