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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER recommended that you have a PSA test?

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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
Region 4 321 183 54.0 47.9-60.0 138 46.0 40.0-52.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 227 129 52.1 44.8-59.3 98 47.9 40.7-55.2
Non-Hispanic Black 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 159 88 54.6 46.2-62.8 71 45.4 37.2-53.8
65+ 115 82 68.4 57.7-77.4 33 31.6 22.6-42.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 207 128 57.8 50.2-65.1 79 42.2 34.9-49.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 69 48.6 39.0-58.3 60 51.4 41.7-61.0
$50,000+ 149 93 60.3 51.4-68.5 56 39.7 31.5-48.6

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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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