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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 875 43.7 41.0-46.5 950 56.3 53.5-59.0
-Western 357 177 45.1 38.6-51.8 180 54.9 48.2-61.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 317 166 47.0 40.1-54.0 151 53.0 46.0-59.9
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 232 111 44.9 37.1-53.0 121 55.1 47.0-62.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 227 108 43.8 35.8-52.1 119 56.2 47.9-64.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 230 104 40.3 32.5-48.6 126 59.7 51.4-67.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 269 127 43.1 35.5-51.2 142 56.9 48.8-64.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 169 67 34.3 26.3-43.3 102 65.7 56.7-73.7
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 137 94 69.4 59.1-78.1 43 30.6 21.9-40.9
Unable to Work 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 185 109 51.9 42.7-61.0 76 48.1 39.0-57.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Males respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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