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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 326 121 37.3 30.7-44.5 205 62.7 55.5-69.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 287 112 37.3 30.5-44.6 175 62.7 55.4-69.5
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 164 55 39.1 29.9-49.2 109 60.9 50.8-70.1
65+ 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 36 27.6 18.6-38.9 94 72.4 61.1-81.4
Some College + 196 85 45.0 36.1-54.1 111 55.0 45.9-63.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 35 20.9 14.3-29.6 110 79.1 70.4-85.7
$50,000+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

^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.

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