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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening

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Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 712 21 2.7 1.7- 4.4 691 97.3 95.6-98.3
RACE
White 565 17 2.6 1.6- 4.2 548 97.4 95.8-98.4
African American 118 3 3.1 0.8-10.6 115 96.9 89.4-99.2
Other Minorities 21 1 5.0 0.7-28.5 20 95.0 71.5-99.3
HISPANIC
Yes 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
No 691 21 2.8 1.8- 4.5 670 97.2 95.5-98.2
AGE
40-44 123 0 0.0 . - . 123 100 . - .
45-54 232 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 231 99.8 98.4- 100
55-64 181 4 2.1 0.8- 5.8 177 97.9 94.2-99.2
65+ 176 16 8.7 5.1-14.5 160 91.3 85.5-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 5 5.4 2.0-13.9 103 94.6 86.1-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 181 5 2.6 1.1- 6.3 176 97.4 93.7-98.9
Some Post-H.S. 172 4 1.3 0.5- 3.3 168 98.7 96.7-99.5
College Graduate 250 7 2.6 1.2- 5.5 243 97.4 94.5-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 2 3.4 0.8-13.4 57 96.6 86.6-99.2
$15,000- 24,999 91 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 87 93.9 83.5-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 84 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 82 98.8 95.1-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 118 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 115 98.7 95.9-99.6
$50,000+ 270 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 266 98.6 96.2-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 55 3 9.0 2.6-26.8 52 91.0 73.2-97.4
Appalachia II 94 3 2.7 0.8- 8.4 91 97.3 91.6-99.2
Appalachia III 50 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 49 97.6 84.8-99.7
Catawba 50 0 0.0 . - . 50 100 . - .
Edisto 16 1 3.1 0.4-20.1 15 96.9 79.9-99.6
Low Country 45 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 43 97.3 89.7-99.3
Palmetto 100 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 98 98.9 95.5-99.7
Pee Dee 51 0 0.0 . - . 51 100 . - .
Savannah 34 1 3.3 0.5-19.9 33 96.7 80.1-99.5
Trident 75 2 2.4 0.5-10.0 73 97.6 90.0-99.5
Upper Savannah 38 3 4.7 1.4-14.5 35 95.3 85.5-98.6
Waccamaw 54 2 4.0 1.0-14.9 52 96.0 85.1-99.0
Wateree 43 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 42 97.4 83.8-99.6

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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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