Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Prostate Cancer Screening

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?*

Back to Prostate Cancer Screening. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,397 953 66.2 63.3-69.0 444 33.8 31.0-36.7
RACE
White 1,166 816 68.7 65.7-71.6 350 31.3 28.4-34.3
African American 198 126 63.0 55.0-70.4 72 37.0 29.6-45.0
Other 24 8 33.5 15.8-57.3 16 66.5 42.7-84.2
HISPANIC
Yes 26 12 52.8 32.8-71.9 14 47.2 28.1-67.2
No 1,359 934 66.7 63.8-69.5 425 33.3 30.5-36.2
AGE
40-44 209 68 31.9 25.1-39.6 141 68.1 60.4-74.9
45-54 441 263 59.8 54.5-64.9 178 40.2 35.1-45.5
55-64 324 256 79.7 74.6-84.0 68 20.3 16.0-25.4
65+ 423 366 87.2 83.5-90.2 57 12.8 9.8-16.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 97 56.8 48.0-65.3 69 43.2 34.7-52.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 358 230 62.4 56.6-68.0 128 37.6 32.0-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 342 230 66.0 60.0-71.4 112 34.0 28.6-40.0
College Graduate 529 395 73.0 68.5-77.0 134 27.0 23.0-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 69 49.8 39.4-60.2 60 50.2 39.8-60.6
$15,000- $24,999 181 114 59.3 50.8-67.3 67 40.7 32.7-49.2
$25,000- $34,999 149 98 65.8 56.6-73.8 51 34.2 26.2-43.4
$35,000- $49,999 233 152 64.4 57.1-71.1 81 35.6 28.9-42.9
$50,000+ 583 423 70.6 66.4-74.5 160 29.4 25.5-33.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 84 51 59.1 47.3-70.0 33 40.9 30.0-52.7
Appalachia II 150 105 69.2 60.2-76.9 45 30.8 23.1-39.8
Appalachia III 128 96 69.3 58.8-78.0 32 30.7 22.0-41.2
Catawba 90 55 62.4 50.8-72.7 35 37.6 27.3-49.2
Edisto Savannah 99 65 67.1 56.0-76.5 34 32.9 23.5-44.0
Low Country 85 71 82.4 71.8-89.6 14 17.6 10.4-28.2
Palmetto 228 162 68.9 61.5-75.5 66 31.1 24.5-38.5
Pee Dee 86 57 63.4 51.3-74.0 29 36.6 26.0-48.7
Trident 157 105 62.6 53.6-70.9 52 37.4 29.1-46.4
Upper Savannah 68 38 53.7 40.7-66.2 30 46.3 33.8-59.3
Waccamaw 145 98 64.2 54.9-72.6 47 35.8 27.4-45.1
Wateree 69 46 67.6 53.9-78.8 23 32.4 21.2-46.1

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being aged 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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

BRFSS HOME

This page was generated on 19AUG04.