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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER talked with you about the advantages of the PSA test?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,923 1,259 62.4 59.7-65.1 664 37.6 34.9-40.3
Region 4 320 202 59.2 53.0-65.2 118 40.8 34.8-47.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 228 148 59.5 52.1-66.5 80 40.5 33.5-47.9
Non-Hispanic Black 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 160 96 57.2 48.7-65.3 64 42.8 34.7-51.3
65+ 113 89 76.0 65.1-84.4 24 24.0 15.6-34.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 208 144 66.4 58.8-73.2 64 33.6 26.8-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 70 51.9 41.9-61.8 54 48.1 38.2-58.1
$50,000+ 152 105 65.9 57.1-73.8 47 34.1 26.2-42.9

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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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