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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 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
-Piedmont NC 842 491 54.8 50.9-58.6 351 45.2 41.4-49.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 600 362 54.7 50.2-59.3 238 45.3 40.7-49.8
Non-Hispanic Black 145 90 61.5 52.3-69.9 55 38.5 30.1-47.7
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 88 20 22.2 14.0-33.4 68 77.8 66.6-86.0
45-54 212 80 38.0 30.9-45.5 132 62.0 54.5-69.1
55-64 210 145 69.5 62.2-75.9 65 30.5 24.1-37.8
65-74 208 165 79.0 72.0-84.6 43 21.0 15.4-28.0
75+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 204 104 51.6 43.9-59.2 100 48.4 40.8-56.1
Some Post-H.S. 214 130 54.3 46.8-61.7 84 45.7 38.3-53.2
College Graduate 330 222 64.6 58.7-70.1 108 35.4 29.9-41.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 51 41.2 31.7-51.4 68 58.8 48.6-68.3
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 132 88 63.4 53.7-72.1 44 36.6 27.9-46.3
$75,000+ 275 172 57.5 50.9-63.9 103 42.5 36.1-49.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 200 133 64.7 56.7-72.0 67 35.3 28.0-43.3
No 559 318 52.9 48.2-57.5 241 47.1 42.5-51.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 224 140 62.7 54.9-69.9 84 37.3 30.1-45.1
No 614 348 52.1 47.7-56.5 266 47.9 43.5-52.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 179 66.8 59.9-73.0 80 33.2 27.0-40.1
Non-Veteran 581 311 50.3 45.7-54.9 270 49.7 45.1-54.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 432 252 54.8 49.5-60.0 180 45.2 40.0-50.5
Regional City or Suburban County 225 126 53.0 45.6-60.3 99 47.0 39.7-54.4
Rural 185 113 57.1 48.6-65.2 72 42.9 34.8-51.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 459 227 45.8 40.8-50.9 232 54.2 49.1-59.2
Unemployed 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 293 217 72.0 65.7-77.6 76 28.0 22.4-34.3
Unable to Work 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 498 324 60.0 55.0-64.8 174 40.0 35.2-45.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 260 153 54.3 47.3-61.2 107 45.7 38.8-52.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 557 326 55.4 50.7-60.0 231 44.6 40.0-49.3

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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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