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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,891 682 33.9 31.4-36.6 1,209 66.1 63.4-68.6
-Piedmont NC 828 291 33.5 30.0-37.1 537 66.5 62.9-70.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 591 199 30.6 26.7-34.8 392 69.4 65.2-73.3
Non-Hispanic Black 138 66 48.5 39.2-57.9 72 51.5 42.1-60.8
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 87 15 14.6 8.4-24.2 72 85.4 75.8-91.6
45-54 212 55 24.8 18.9-31.8 157 75.2 68.2-81.1
55-64 207 90 41.7 34.6-49.1 117 58.3 50.9-65.4
65-74 202 93 48.4 40.8-56.1 109 51.6 43.9-59.2
75+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 20 24.0 15.3-35.7 68 76.0 64.3-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 202 64 32.3 25.5-40.0 138 67.7 60.0-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 210 80 32.5 26.1-39.7 130 67.5 60.3-73.9
College Graduate 324 126 39.8 34.2-45.7 198 60.2 54.3-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 118 35 30.7 22.1-40.9 83 69.3 59.1-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 132 45 31.2 23.2-40.5 87 68.8 59.5-76.8
$75,000+ 271 106 36.1 30.2-42.5 165 63.9 57.5-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 196 75 38.9 31.2-47.1 121 61.1 52.9-68.8
No 549 192 32.7 28.5-37.1 357 67.3 62.9-71.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 222 81 38.6 31.3-46.4 141 61.4 53.6-68.7
No 601 208 31.6 27.7-35.8 393 68.4 64.2-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 251 96 35.7 29.5-42.4 155 64.3 57.6-70.5
Non-Veteran 575 194 32.6 28.4-37.0 381 67.4 63.0-71.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 423 167 37.6 32.6-42.8 256 62.4 57.2-67.4
Regional City or Suburban County 223 73 32.4 25.8-39.7 150 67.6 60.3-74.2
Rural 182 51 25.4 19.1-33.0 131 74.6 67.0-80.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 456 140 28.0 23.8-32.6 316 72.0 67.4-76.2
Unemployed 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 281 119 43.4 36.9-50.1 162 56.6 49.9-63.1
Unable to Work 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 491 186 34.9 30.5-39.6 305 65.1 60.4-69.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 255 73 27.2 21.5-33.8 182 72.8 66.2-78.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 548 212 37.0 32.6-41.6 336 63.0 58.4-67.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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