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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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
Region 4 319 104 30.8 25.5-36.6 215 69.2 63.4-74.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 228 68 26.9 21.2-33.4 160 73.1 66.6-78.8
Non-Hispanic Black 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 158 50 28.9 22.0-36.8 108 71.1 63.2-78.0
65+ 114 44 40.2 30.6-50.6 70 59.8 49.4-69.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 32 28.7 20.4-38.7 79 71.3 61.3-79.6
Some College + 205 71 32.2 25.7-39.6 134 67.8 60.4-74.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 37 29.1 21.0-38.9 87 70.9 61.1-79.0
$50,000+ 151 50 31.4 24.1-39.8 101 68.6 60.2-75.9

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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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