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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,062 739 66.5 62.7-70.1 323 33.5 29.9-37.3
RACE
White 854 606 68.0 63.8-71.9 248 32.0 28.1-36.2
African American 183 117 61.7 52.1-70.5 66 38.3 29.5-47.9
Other Minorities 18 11 60.5 31.9-83.4 7 39.5 16.6-68.1
HISPANIC
Yes 21 15 75.1 46.5-91.3 6 24.9 8.7-53.5
No 1,020 708 66.0 62.1-69.7 312 34.0 30.3-37.9
AGE
40-44 158 60 39.6 30.5-49.4 98 60.4 50.6-69.5
45-54 311 189 54.8 47.4-61.9 122 45.2 38.1-52.6
55-64 292 232 81.1 74.6-86.2 60 18.9 13.8-25.4
65+ 301 258 86.0 80.5-90.2 43 14.0 9.8-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 117 56.7 46.3-66.5 64 43.3 33.5-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 214 68.2 60.8-74.9 90 31.8 25.1-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 239 162 64.4 56.2-71.9 77 35.6 28.1-43.8
College Graduate 336 244 71.1 65.0-76.5 92 28.9 23.5-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 73 62.3 48.3-74.6 33 37.7 25.4-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 170 111 60.0 49.6-69.6 59 40.0 30.4-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 132 88 55.3 43.9-66.2 44 44.7 33.8-56.1
$35,000- 49,999 184 122 66.5 56.9-74.8 62 33.5 25.2-43.1
$50,000+ 365 273 72.8 67.0-77.9 92 27.2 22.1-33.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 50 34 72.7 57.8-83.7 16 27.3 16.3-42.2
Appalachia II 96 61 61.2 49.6-71.6 35 38.8 28.4-50.4
Appalachia III 59 42 70.8 56.6-81.8 17 29.2 18.2-43.4
Catawba 44 32 70.7 52.5-84.0 12 29.3 16.0-47.5
Edisto 13 11 88.0 59.8-97.3 2 12.0 2.7-40.2
Low Country 45 35 77.1 60.3-88.2 10 22.9 11.8-39.7
Palmetto 122 77 59.9 49.6-69.4 45 40.1 30.6-50.4
Pee Dee 308 222 68.1 60.4-74.8 86 31.9 25.2-39.6
Savannah 42 30 69.4 51.8-82.8 12 30.6 17.2-48.2
Trident 79 54 62.5 49.2-74.2 25 37.5 25.8-50.8
Upper Savannah 73 47 61.1 44.9-75.2 26 38.9 24.8-55.1
Waccamaw 81 60 67.9 55.0-78.6 21 32.1 21.4-45.0
Wateree 43 31 68.8 50.1-82.9 12 31.2 17.1-49.9

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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