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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Prostate Cancer Screening

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,860 2,169 70.0 67.2-72.7 691 30.0 27.3-32.8
GENDER
Male 2,860 2,169 70.0 67.2-72.7 691 30.0 27.3-32.8
RACE
White 2,044 1,575 70.8 67.6-73.8 469 29.2 26.2-32.4
African American 602 457 72.7 66.1-78.5 145 27.3 21.5-33.9
Other 132 80 54.1 41.2-66.4 52 45.9 33.6-58.8
HISPANIC
Yes 43 29 67.0 46.8-82.4 14 33.0 17.6-53.2
No 2,750 2,096 70.3 67.5-73.0 654 29.7 27.0-32.5
AGE
35-44 287 98 31.2 24.1-39.4 189 68.8 60.6-75.9
45-54 673 427 66.0 60.7-70.8 246 34.0 29.2-39.3
55-64 767 634 82.3 77.5-86.2 133 17.7 13.8-22.5
65+ 1,133 1,010 88.6 85.6-91.0 123 11.4 9.0-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 401 280 65.6 58.1-72.4 121 34.4 27.6-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 873 598 62.0 56.7-67.0 275 38.0 33.0-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 599 468 71.6 65.2-77.2 131 28.4 22.8-34.8
College Graduate 983 819 77.5 72.9-81.5 164 22.5 18.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 159 56.6 47.6-65.1 107 43.4 34.9-52.4
$15,000- $24,999 434 320 66.6 58.8-73.6 114 33.4 26.4-41.2
$25,000- $34,999 289 215 64.2 54.1-73.2 74 35.8 26.8-45.9
$35,000- $49,999 412 322 72.0 63.5-79.2 90 28.0 20.8-36.5
$50,000+ 1,162 926 73.7 69.7-77.3 236 26.3 22.7-30.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 154 121 77.1 68.5-83.9 33 22.9 16.1-31.5
Appalachia II 190 133 65.8 55.9-74.4 57 34.2 25.6-44.1
Appalachia III 156 117 66.5 54.6-76.7 39 33.5 23.3-45.4
Catawba 75 57 69.1 54.4-80.7 18 30.9 19.3-45.6
Edisto Savannah 354 276 75.4 69.1-80.8 78 24.6 19.2-30.9
Low Country 348 272 75.4 68.7-81.1 76 24.6 18.9-31.3
Palmetto 301 238 72.5 63.8-79.7 63 27.5 20.3-36.2
Pee Dee 154 114 68.7 58.1-77.7 40 31.3 22.3-41.9
Trident 327 254 72.3 64.5-79.0 73 27.7 21.0-35.5
Upper Savannah 273 203 72.8 64.7-79.6 70 27.2 20.4-35.3
Waccamaw 358 270 64.8 57.7-71.4 88 35.2 28.6-42.3
Wateree 143 99 60.6 49.0-71.2 44 39.4 28.8-51.0
Region***
Region I 427 324 75.5 69.5-80.7 103 24.5 19.3-30.5
Region II 346 250 66.1 58.6-72.8 96 33.9 27.2-41.4
Region III 376 295 71.2 63.7-77.8 81 28.8 22.2-36.3
Region IV 297 213 65.3 57.5-72.4 84 34.7 27.6-42.5
Region V 354 276 75.4 69.1-80.8 78 24.6 19.2-30.9
Region VI 358 270 64.8 57.7-71.4 88 35.2 28.6-42.3
Region VII 327 254 72.3 64.5-79.0 73 27.7 21.0-35.5
Region VIII 348 272 75.4 68.7-81.1 76 24.6 18.9-31.3

*This question was asked of men over 40.
*A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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