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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 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-Piedmont NC 823 496 55.1 51.2-59.0 327 44.9 41.0-48.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 587 380 57.5 52.8-62.0 207 42.5 38.0-47.2
Non-Hispanic Black 138 83 57.7 48.1-66.7 55 42.3 33.3-51.9
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 204 71 34.6 27.7-42.3 133 65.4 57.7-72.3
55-64 205 145 70.2 62.8-76.8 60 29.8 23.2-37.2
65-74 202 172 85.4 78.8-90.2 30 14.6 9.8-21.2
75+ 107 89 78.4 67.0-86.6 18 21.6 13.4-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 98 48.1 40.4-56.0 100 51.9 44.0-59.6
Some Post-H.S. 210 128 54.2 46.5-61.7 82 45.8 38.3-53.5
College Graduate 327 236 67.4 61.4-72.9 91 32.6 27.1-38.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 114 51 41.4 31.6-51.8 63 58.6 48.2-68.4
$25,000- 34,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 126 83 62.6 52.7-71.5 43 37.4 28.5-47.3
$75,000+ 269 181 60.2 53.4-66.6 88 39.8 33.4-46.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 195 132 62.5 53.9-70.4 63 37.5 29.6-46.1
No 547 325 54.4 49.6-59.1 222 45.6 40.9-50.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 144 62.5 54.3-70.1 75 37.5 29.9-45.7
No 599 349 52.7 48.2-57.2 250 47.3 42.8-51.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 189 71.4 64.3-77.7 63 28.6 22.3-35.7
Non-Veteran 568 306 49.4 44.7-54.0 262 50.6 46.0-55.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 424 249 54.5 49.1-59.8 175 45.5 40.2-50.9
Regional City or Suburban County 220 135 57.6 50.0-64.9 85 42.4 35.1-50.0
Rural 179 112 53.3 44.6-61.8 67 46.7 38.2-55.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 453 228 45.5 40.5-50.5 225 54.5 49.5-59.5
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 231 78.2 71.9-83.4 54 21.8 16.6-28.1
Unable to Work 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 485 333 62.9 57.8-67.8 152 37.1 32.2-42.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 252 162 58.5 51.3-65.4 90 41.5 34.6-48.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 549 320 53.8 49.0-58.5 229 46.2 41.5-51.0

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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.

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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