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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-Western 372 237 58.5 51.8-65.0 135 41.5 35.0-48.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 328 220 60.5 53.4-67.3 108 39.5 32.7-46.6
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 103 84 83.4 73.2-90.2 19 16.6 9.8-26.8
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 240 147 58.4 50.3-66.1 93 41.6 33.9-49.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 238 147 56.9 48.4-64.9 91 43.1 35.1-51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 104 76.5 66.3-84.3 28 23.5 15.7-33.7
Non-Veteran 240 133 50.9 42.7-59.1 107 49.1 40.9-57.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 93 65 69.5 58.2-78.8 28 30.5 21.2-41.8
Rural 279 172 54.1 46.1-62.0 107 45.9 38.0-53.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 175 94 48.9 39.8-58.1 81 51.1 41.9-60.2
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 144 122 84.0 75.3-90.1 22 16.0 9.9-24.7
Unable to Work 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 191 140 65.1 55.6-73.5 51 34.9 26.5-44.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 100 71 71.0 60.3-79.7 29 29.0 20.3-39.7

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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.

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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