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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 1,914 1,138 55.4 52.6-58.1 776 44.6 41.9-47.4
Regions 1 & 2 328 212 62.0 55.0-68.6 116 38.0 31.4-45.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 290 197 63.0 55.6-69.8 93 37.0 30.2-44.4
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 165 98 60.5 50.9-69.3 67 39.5 30.7-49.1
65+ 137 108 74.5 63.1-83.2 29 25.5 16.8-36.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 202 148 71.5 62.8-78.9 54 28.5 21.1-37.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 81 52.7 42.3-62.8 62 47.3 37.2-57.7
$50,000+ 134 98 70.4 59.8-79.2 36 29.6 20.8-40.2

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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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