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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

How long has it been since you had your last PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 709 35.0 32.5-37.7 166 8.7 7.3-10.4 87 4.8 3.7- 6.2 156 7.9 6.5- 9.5 707 43.6 40.7-46.4
-Western 357 149 37.4 31.3-43.9 28 7.7 4.8-12.2 *** *** *** 32 7.2 4.6-11.0 130 42.1 35.5-49.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 317 139 39.1 32.7-46.0 27 7.9 4.9-12.4 *** *** *** 28 7.6 4.8-12.0 107 40.7 33.7-48.0
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 16.7 9.8-26.9
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 94 38.1 30.8-46.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 7.9 4.7-13.0 89 41.8 34.0-50.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 227 97 38.4 30.9-46.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 7.7 4.5-12.8 86 43.7 35.4-52.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 24.0 16.0-34.4
Non-Veteran 230 88 33.4 26.3-41.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 49.9 41.5-58.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 269 104 34.4 27.4-42.1 23 8.7 5.1-14.6 *** *** *** 26 6.6 4.0-10.7 103 46.2 38.1-54.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 169 61 32.3 24.5-41.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 9.9 5.6-16.8 79 52.1 42.6-61.4
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 137 *** *** *** 18 16.4 9.6-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 16.6 10.3-25.7
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 96 45.8 37.1-54.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 35.6 27.1-45.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 119 44 27.9 19.6-37.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 30.2 21.0-41.3

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*This question was asked of those who reported having a PSA test and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER 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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