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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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
-Piedmont NC 797 374 42.3 38.5-46.2 423 57.7 53.8-61.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 575 289 44.1 39.6-48.7 286 55.9 51.3-60.4
Non-Hispanic Black 133 60 41.9 33.0-51.4 73 58.1 48.6-67.0
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 204 54 25.5 19.4-32.8 150 74.5 67.2-80.6
55-64 205 106 50.8 43.3-58.3 99 49.2 41.7-56.7
65-74 200 143 72.8 65.2-79.3 57 27.2 20.7-34.8
75+ 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 75 38.4 31.0-46.4 116 61.6 53.6-69.0
Some Post-H.S. 202 99 43.9 36.6-51.6 103 56.1 48.4-63.4
College Graduate 320 180 52.5 46.5-58.4 140 47.5 41.6-53.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 41 32.1 23.5-42.1 72 67.9 57.9-76.5
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 124 62 47.4 37.8-57.2 62 52.6 42.8-62.2
$75,000+ 267 142 46.7 40.3-53.3 125 53.3 46.7-59.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 190 98 48.7 40.4-57.1 92 51.3 42.9-59.6
No 530 244 40.8 36.3-45.5 286 59.2 54.5-63.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 212 106 47.8 39.9-55.8 106 52.2 44.2-60.1
No 580 266 40.6 36.3-45.1 314 59.4 54.9-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 143 56.9 49.6-63.9 101 43.1 36.1-50.4
Non-Veteran 551 230 37.0 32.7-41.6 321 63.0 58.4-67.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 409 186 41.7 36.6-47.1 223 58.3 52.9-63.4
Regional City or Suburban County 212 100 44.0 36.6-51.6 112 56.0 48.4-63.4
Rural 176 88 41.5 33.6-49.9 88 58.5 50.1-66.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 440 173 34.1 29.6-39.0 267 65.9 61.0-70.4
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 276 175 62.2 55.3-68.7 101 37.8 31.3-44.7
Unable to Work 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 91 *** *** *** 58 67.1 56.0-76.6
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 478 251 47.8 42.8-52.8 227 52.2 47.2-57.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 243 124 44.7 37.7-51.8 119 55.3 48.2-62.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 532 240 41.6 37.0-46.3 292 58.4 53.7-63.0

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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.

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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