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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,809 2,225 71.8 68.8-74.5 584 28.2 25.5-31.2
GENDER
Male 2,809 2,225 71.8 68.8-74.5 584 28.2 25.5-31.2
RACE
White 1,934 1,557 73.5 70.1-76.7 377 26.5 23.3-29.9
African American 639 499 70.0 63.4-75.9 140 30.0 24.1-36.6
Other 141 99 65.4 51.3-77.2 42 34.6 22.8-48.7
HISPANIC
Yes 34 27 81.5 56.6-93.7 7 18.5 6.3-43.4
No 2,702 2,144 71.9 68.9-74.7 558 28.1 25.3-31.1
AGE
35-44 220 79 39.5 30.9-48.9 141 60.5 51.1-69.1
45-54 551 339 61.9 55.7-67.7 212 38.1 32.3-44.3
55-64 779 656 83.8 79.8-87.2 123 16.2 12.8-20.2
65+ 1,259 1,151 92.4 90.3-94.1 108 7.6 5.9- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 411 293 61.9 53.8-69.4 118 38.1 30.6-46.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 846 625 63.8 58.1-69.1 221 36.2 30.9-41.9
Some Post-H.S. 598 485 77.1 71.3-82.1 113 22.9 17.9-28.7
College Graduate 949 819 78.9 73.7-83.2 130 21.1 16.8-26.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 178 51.2 41.6-60.8 108 48.8 39.2-58.4
$15,000- $24,999 474 354 65.5 57.2-73.0 120 34.5 27.0-42.8
$25,000- $34,999 289 228 71.4 62.2-79.1 61 28.6 20.9-37.8
$35,000- $49,999 397 329 75.0 67.5-81.2 68 25.0 18.8-32.5
$50,000+ 1,023 858 76.0 71.3-80.2 165 24.0 19.8-28.7
REGION**
Region I 369 276 68.7 61.5-75.1 93 31.3 24.9-38.5
Region II 342 274 72.5 65.1-78.9 68 27.5 21.1-34.9
Region III 361 292 75.1 67.0-81.8 69 24.9 18.2-33.0
Region IV 332 247 67.5 60.2-74.0 85 32.5 26.0-39.8
Region V 361 289 73.8 67.3-79.4 72 26.2 20.6-32.7
Region VI 352 289 68.0 58.8-75.9 63 32.0 24.1-41.2
Region VII 330 253 70.8 61.8-78.4 77 29.2 21.6-38.2
Region VIII 362 305 76.8 69.8-82.5 57 23.2 17.5-30.2

*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.

** 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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