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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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
-Piedmont NC 797 301 33.9 30.4-37.7 73 8.4 6.5-10.7 38 5.0 3.5- 7.1 69 7.8 5.9-10.1 316 44.9 41.0-48.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 575 240 36.5 32.3-41.0 49 7.6 5.6-10.2 27 4.8 3.2- 7.2 55 8.3 6.1-11.2 204 42.7 38.1-47.5
Non-Hispanic Black 133 43 29.4 21.8-38.3 17 12.5 7.4-20.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 54 43.3 34.1-53.1
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 204 44 20.9 15.3-27.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 133 65.4 57.7-72.3
55-64 205 89 42.1 34.9-49.6 17 8.8 5.2-14.4 13 7.3 4.2-12.5 26 12.1 8.0-17.7 60 29.8 23.2-37.2
65-74 200 115 59.2 51.3-66.6 28 13.7 9.2-19.8 *** *** *** 19 9.5 5.7-15.6 30 14.7 9.8-21.3
75+ 102 *** *** *** 13 12.0 6.7-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 14 17.7 10.2-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 62 34.3 27.1-42.3 13 4.1 2.3- 7.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 52.3 44.3-60.1
Some Post-H.S. 202 67 29.1 22.9-36.1 32 14.9 10.3-21.0 *** *** *** 16 6.0 3.5-10.2 78 46.0 38.4-53.9
College Graduate 320 156 45.3 39.5-51.2 24 7.3 4.7-11.0 19 6.7 4.2-10.5 33 8.3 5.8-11.9 88 32.5 26.9-38.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 28 21.9 14.8-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 60.0 49.6-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 124 52 39.5 30.4-49.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 36.5 27.6-46.5
$75,000+ 267 117 38.0 32.0-44.4 25 8.7 5.7-13.1 16 6.1 3.7- 9.9 22 7.4 4.8-11.4 87 39.8 33.3-46.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 190 79 39.9 32.2-48.2 19 8.8 5.3-14.2 *** *** *** 23 10.1 6.4-15.6 62 37.4 29.5-46.1
No 530 197 32.6 28.4-37.0 47 8.2 6.0-11.2 28 5.5 3.7- 8.0 42 7.6 5.4-10.7 216 46.1 41.3-51.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 212 92 41.9 34.3-49.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 9.4 6.0-14.5 73 37.6 29.9-45.9
No 580 208 31.5 27.6-35.7 58 9.2 6.9-12.1 29 4.9 3.4- 7.2 44 7.0 5.0- 9.8 241 47.4 42.9-52.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 122 49.1 42.0-56.2 21 7.8 5.0-12.0 *** *** *** 28 9.9 6.3-15.2 62 28.9 22.6-36.3
Non-Veteran 551 178 28.4 24.5-32.7 52 8.6 6.3-11.6 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9 41 7.0 5.0- 9.8 253 50.7 46.0-55.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 409 152 33.9 29.1-39.1 34 7.8 5.4-11.2 21 5.1 3.0- 8.4 35 7.8 5.5-11.1 167 45.4 40.0-50.9
Regional City or Suburban County 212 76 32.8 26.1-40.2 24 11.2 7.2-17.0 *** *** *** 19 7.8 4.7-12.6 83 42.7 35.3-50.5
Rural 176 73 35.6 28.1-43.8 15 6.0 3.4-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 46.9 38.3-55.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 440 145 28.2 24.0-32.9 28 5.9 3.9- 8.7 19 4.8 3.0- 7.5 31 6.8 4.6-10.1 217 54.3 49.1-59.4
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 276 134 47.7 41.0-54.4 41 14.6 10.4-20.0 *** *** *** 30 9.1 6.0-13.5 54 22.4 17.1-28.9
Unable to Work 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 91 25 26.3 17.8-37.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 478 208 39.5 34.8-44.3 43 8.3 6.0-11.4 26 5.9 3.9- 8.7 52 9.3 6.8-12.7 149 37.0 32.1-42.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 243 98 35.1 28.8-42.1 26 9.5 6.3-14.2 *** *** *** 24 10.4 6.5-16.2 88 41.9 34.8-49.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 532 196 33.7 29.4-38.2 44 7.9 5.7-10.9 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6 42 6.5 4.7- 9.0 220 46.2 41.4-51.0

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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.

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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