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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Prostate Cancer Screening

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 3-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 945 631 65.4 61.9-68.8 180 19.5 16.8-22.5 58 5.9 4.5- 7.7 39 4.7 3.3- 6.6 37 4.5 3.1- 6.5
RACE
White 811 547 66.2 62.5-69.6 147 18.3 15.6-21.4 53 6.6 5.0- 8.8 34 4.7 3.3- 6.7 30 4.2 2.8- 6.2
African American 124 78 62.7 52.4-71.9 30 23.5 16.1-33.1 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 5 5.0 1.9-12.4 6 5.5 2.2-13.0
Other 7 4 58.7 20.8-88.5 2 33.0 7.8-74.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.0-44.0
HISPANIC
Yes 12 7 59.4 30.3-83.1 3 22.4 7.0-52.7 1 5.4 0.7-31.0 1 12.7 1.8-53.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 926 618 65.4 61.9-68.8 176 19.5 16.8-22.6 57 5.9 4.5- 7.8 38 4.5 3.2- 6.4 37 4.6 3.2- 6.7
AGE
40-44 68 32 45.7 32.4-59.6 17 24.3 14.8-37.1 7 7.0 3.2-14.7 6 10.2 4.2-22.5 6 12.9 5.5-27.1
45-54 260 148 55.4 48.4-62.1 58 23.9 18.5-30.3 25 9.1 6.0-13.6 16 7.0 4.0-11.9 13 4.7 2.5- 8.7
55-64 253 178 70.5 64.0-76.2 46 18.1 13.5-23.8 15 5.6 3.3- 9.3 7 2.8 1.3- 5.9 7 3.1 1.3- 6.8
65+ 364 273 75.2 69.9-79.9 59 15.6 11.8-20.4 11 3.1 1.6- 5.7 10 2.8 1.4- 5.4 11 3.3 1.7- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 55 60.9 49.4-71.4 22 20.0 12.5-30.3 6 6.0 2.6-12.9 4 5.7 2.0-15.5 8 7.4 3.5-15.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 139 56.9 49.4-64.2 46 22.1 16.6-28.9 17 7.1 4.3-11.3 9 4.7 2.2- 9.8 14 9.2 5.2-15.8
Some Post-H.S. 230 154 68.7 61.6-75.0 48 19.6 14.6-25.8 12 4.8 2.5- 9.0 10 4.9 2.4- 9.7 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4
College Graduate 394 283 70.3 65.0-75.1 63 17.4 13.5-22.3 23 5.8 3.8- 8.9 16 4.2 2.5- 6.9 9 2.3 1.1- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 39 58.2 43.2-71.8 17 27.9 16.7-42.8 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 3 6.6 1.6-23.5 4 5.4 1.6-16.4
$15,000- $24,999 112 68 60.7 50.0-70.5 21 16.8 10.3-26.1 8 7.3 3.6-14.4 9 9.5 4.6-18.9 6 5.7 2.1-14.2
$25,000- $34,999 98 57 56.0 44.9-66.5 21 21.8 14.1-32.2 9 8.7 4.4-16.7 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 7 7.5 3.2-16.7
$35,000- $49,999 152 101 67.5 58.4-75.5 32 20.3 13.9-28.7 9 5.1 2.6- 9.8 3 1.7 0.6- 5.2 7 5.4 2.4-11.8
$50,000+ 421 298 68.9 63.8-73.5 72 19.0 15.2-23.6 27 6.3 4.2- 9.4 17 4.0 2.4- 6.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 51 35 63.1 47.3-76.6 6 11.2 4.6-25.1 4 10.3 3.7-25.5 3 5.7 1.8-16.5 3 9.6 2.9-27.1
Appalachia II 105 67 58.5 47.4-68.8 21 22.0 14.1-32.7 6 6.6 2.9-14.2 5 7.3 2.7-18.3 6 5.5 2.3-12.7
Appalachia III 93 58 63.6 52.2-73.6 22 22.6 14.7-32.9 5 3.8 1.5- 9.0 2 4.0 0.9-16.1 6 6.1 2.6-13.7
Catawba 55 33 57.1 41.4-71.5 11 21.4 10.6-38.3 2 2.7 0.6-11.3 6 11.3 4.9-23.8 3 7.6 2.0-25.0
Edisto Savannah 64 48 72.8 58.6-83.6 8 12.6 6.2-23.9 3 4.0 1.1-13.5 3 7.4 2.1-23.4 2 3.1 0.7-12.3
Low Country 70 55 82.9 72.2-90.1 9 9.7 4.7-19.1 3 3.6 1.1-11.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 2 2.7 0.7-10.4
Palmetto 161 99 60.1 51.6-68.1 34 22.3 16.0-30.2 16 10.5 6.3-17.0 9 4.5 2.3- 8.6 3 2.6 0.7- 8.7
Pee Dee 56 34 53.7 38.7-67.9 17 33.4 20.7-49.1 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 1 3.1 0.4-18.9 3 6.9 1.9-22.6
Trident 104 76 71.6 61.0-80.2 19 21.1 13.4-31.6 4 3.1 1.1- 8.4 3 2.5 0.7- 7.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0
Upper Savannah 38 27 69.3 51.4-82.9 6 18.3 8.0-36.5 2 5.6 1.4-19.8 2 5.5 1.1-23.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
Waccamaw 98 69 70.5 59.8-79.3 16 16.3 10.0-25.4 7 6.1 2.8-13.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 5 5.6 2.1-14.3
Wateree 46 28 69.1 52.4-82.0 10 16.3 8.1-30.2 5 6.9 2.7-16.6 2 2.4 0.5-10.0 1 5.2 0.7-28.8

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having had a PSA test.

#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

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