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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Prostate Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last Digital Rectal Exam?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years 3-5 years 5 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,579 844 53.1 50.2-55.9 276 18.2 16.0-20.5 172 11.1 9.4-13.1 107 6.8 5.5- 8.4 180 10.8 9.2-12.6
RACE
White 1,335 706 52.1 49.2-55.1 235 18.2 16.0-20.6 146 11.3 9.6-13.4 87 6.5 5.2- 8.2 161 11.8 10.1-13.8
African American 205 119 56.8 48.7-64.5 35 18.8 13.1-26.2 20 10.0 6.1-16.0 16 7.4 4.4-12.4 15 7.0 4.0-11.8
Other 23 10 44.9 24.8-66.8 3 12.5 3.8-34.0 3 13.2 3.8-36.8 3 10.1 3.0-29.2 4 19.2 6.5-45.0
HISPANIC
Yes 14 8 63.8 34.8-85.3 2 10.7 2.5-36.0 1 10.2 1.4-47.2 2 12.2 2.5-42.6 1 3.1 0.4-20.0
No 1,549 826 52.8 49.9-55.6 271 18.4 16.2-20.8 170 11.1 9.4-13.1 105 6.8 5.5- 8.4 177 10.9 9.3-12.8
AGE
40-44 147 56 40.7 32.0-50.0 24 18.7 12.6-26.8 19 12.1 7.5-19.0 14 8.1 4.4-14.3 34 20.4 14.4-28.0
45-54 441 197 48.0 42.7-53.5 94 21.8 17.6-26.7 55 11.7 8.7-15.5 31 6.0 4.1- 8.7 64 12.5 9.5-16.1
55-64 490 292 60.2 55.2-65.0 75 14.4 11.3-18.1 49 10.4 7.7-13.9 35 8.0 5.5-11.6 39 7.0 5.0- 9.7
65+ 501 299 58.8 53.9-63.5 83 17.3 13.8-21.5 49 10.5 7.7-14.3 27 5.9 3.9- 8.8 43 7.4 5.4-10.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 75 46.7 37.5-56.2 22 15.5 9.5-24.5 22 17.7 11.2-26.8 9 6.1 2.7-13.1 23 13.9 8.9-21.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 214 54.0 48.3-59.5 83 19.9 15.8-24.8 43 9.4 6.9-12.9 32 7.0 4.8-10.1 46 9.8 7.1-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 362 189 50.8 44.9-56.6 56 15.9 11.8-21.0 46 13.8 10.0-18.6 26 7.5 5.0-11.3 45 12.0 8.8-16.2
College Graduate 646 365 55.6 51.2-59.9 114 18.9 15.6-22.6 61 8.9 6.8-11.7 40 6.6 4.6- 9.2 66 10.0 7.7-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 54 40.9 31.2-51.3 21 22.0 13.6-33.6 16 17.5 10.2-28.4 11 9.2 4.6-17.5 19 10.4 6.4-16.4
$15,000- $24,999 220 114 52.6 44.5-60.5 33 14.5 9.9-20.6 31 14.2 9.4-20.8 16 9.1 5.3-15.2 26 9.7 6.3-14.6
$25,000- $34,999 166 76 48.1 39.5-56.7 36 22.0 15.5-30.2 16 8.4 5.0-13.7 9 5.1 2.6- 9.9 29 16.4 11.0-23.8
$35,000- $49,999 256 131 53.3 46.2-60.4 38 14.9 10.3-20.9 32 11.2 7.8-15.7 22 8.6 5.5-13.2 33 12.1 8.3-17.2
$50,000+ 669 384 55.3 51.0-59.5 128 20.1 16.8-23.8 57 8.8 6.6-11.6 40 5.8 4.1- 8.1 60 10.0 7.7-13.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 95 53 55.2 44.0-65.8 11 10.3 5.4-18.8 13 15.3 8.9-25.2 5 6.8 2.6-16.6 13 12.5 7.0-21.2
Appalachia II 188 97 50.8 42.9-58.7 35 18.7 13.0-26.3 22 12.5 8.1-18.9 16 8.8 5.3-14.2 18 9.1 5.6-14.5
Appalachia III 107 43 39.2 29.4-50.0 23 22.9 15.1-33.2 11 11.2 6.0-20.1 8 7.5 3.4-15.5 22 19.1 12.1-29.0
Catawba 97 44 41.7 31.3-52.9 19 24.3 14.9-37.2 18 16.2 9.9-25.3 4 3.1 0.9- 9.8 12 14.6 8.0-25.3
Edisto Savannah 141 79 53.6 44.0-62.9 27 22.3 15.0-31.9 14 10.4 5.8-18.0 7 4.5 2.1- 9.6 14 9.2 5.0-16.2
Low Country 95 60 65.1 53.3-75.3 11 12.0 6.2-21.9 5 3.7 1.5- 8.9 7 6.2 2.7-14.0 12 12.9 7.2-22.1
Palmetto 247 141 57.0 50.1-63.7 43 16.6 12.2-22.1 19 9.3 5.6-14.9 19 6.8 4.0-11.4 25 10.3 6.8-15.3
Pee Dee 85 46 55.1 43.1-66.6 14 14.6 8.5-23.9 7 6.4 3.0-13.4 10 14.8 7.4-27.3 8 9.0 4.3-17.8
Trident 204 107 54.4 46.2-62.4 42 19.5 14.3-26.1 20 6.9 4.2-11.0 13 7.4 4.1-12.9 22 11.8 7.5-18.3
Upper Savannah 81 43 52.5 39.6-65.1 15 18.0 10.4-29.5 10 14.7 7.6-26.4 7 9.7 4.4-19.9 6 5.1 2.2-11.3
Waccamaw 147 78 55.6 46.2-64.7 20 14.0 8.7-21.7 21 15.1 9.0-24.4 8 4.5 2.2- 9.2 20 10.7 6.5-17.2
Wateree 82 46 57.0 43.7-69.3 15 22.1 12.2-36.8 11 13.5 7.1-24.2 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 8 5.9 2.8-12.0
Region***
Region I 176 96 54.0 45.5-62.2 26 13.8 9.1-20.4 23 15.0 9.9-22.2 12 8.1 4.4-14.4 19 9.1 5.6-14.4
Region II 295 140 46.5 40.2-52.9 58 20.3 15.4-26.2 33 12.0 8.4-16.9 24 8.3 5.5-12.5 40 12.8 9.2-17.7
Region III 344 185 52.3 46.3-58.2 62 19.0 14.5-24.4 37 11.4 8.1-15.9 23 5.7 3.5- 9.1 37 11.7 8.3-16.2
Region IV 167 92 56.1 47.1-64.7 29 18.5 12.1-27.2 18 10.1 6.1-16.2 12 7.9 4.1-14.8 16 7.4 4.4-12.3
Region V 141 79 53.6 44.0-62.9 27 22.3 15.0-31.9 14 10.4 5.8-18.0 7 4.5 2.1- 9.6 14 9.2 5.0-16.2
Region VI 147 78 55.6 46.2-64.7 20 14.0 8.7-21.7 21 15.1 9.0-24.4 8 4.5 2.2- 9.2 20 10.7 6.5-17.2
Region VII 204 107 54.4 46.2-62.4 42 19.5 14.3-26.1 20 6.9 4.2-11.0 13 7.4 4.1-12.9 22 11.8 7.5-18.3
Region VIII 95 60 65.1 53.3-75.3 11 12.0 6.2-21.9 5 3.7 1.5- 8.9 7 6.2 2.7-14.0 12 12.9 7.2-22.1

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

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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