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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

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A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer. Have you ever had a PSA test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 689 472 68.3 64.2-72.1 217 31.7 27.9-35.8
RACE
White 551 384 69.7 65.3-73.9 167 30.3 26.1-34.7
African American 112 73 63.9 53.6-73.1 39 36.1 26.9-46.4
Other Minorities 20 11 58.4 34.5-78.9 9 41.6 21.1-65.5
HISPANIC
Yes 15 7 59.0 32.3-81.3 8 41.0 18.7-67.7
No 671 462 68.4 64.3-72.3 209 31.6 27.7-35.7
AGE
40-44 119 59 53.3 43.5-62.8 60 46.7 37.2-56.5
45-54 225 122 53.8 46.3-61.1 103 46.2 38.9-53.7
55-64 178 142 80.6 73.8-86.0 36 19.4 14.0-26.2
65+ 167 149 88.5 81.4-93.1 18 11.5 6.9-18.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 70 70.8 60.1-79.6 32 29.2 20.4-39.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 172 113 64.7 56.0-72.5 59 35.3 27.5-44.0
Some Post-H.S. 166 107 64.2 55.8-71.8 59 35.8 28.2-44.2
College Graduate 248 181 72.9 66.5-78.4 67 27.1 21.6-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 29 58.8 42.3-73.5 24 41.2 26.5-57.7
$15,000- 24,999 90 67 76.7 66.4-84.6 23 23.3 15.4-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 79 55 68.5 55.0-79.4 24 31.5 20.6-45.0
$35,000- 49,999 115 72 60.8 50.5-70.1 43 39.2 29.9-49.5
$50,000+ 266 188 70.0 63.4-75.8 78 30.0 24.2-36.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 53 39 72.7 57.8-83.8 14 27.3 16.2-42.2
Appalachia II 92 55 55.5 43.6-66.8 37 44.5 33.2-56.4
Appalachia III 48 35 72.1 57.3-83.3 13 27.9 16.7-42.7
Catawba 48 32 65.7 49.2-79.0 16 34.3 21.0-50.8
Edisto 15 10 59.4 27.8-84.7 5 40.6 15.3-72.2
Low Country 43 34 77.9 61.2-88.8 9 22.1 11.2-38.8
Palmetto 93 62 71.4 61.1-79.9 31 28.6 20.1-38.9
Pee Dee 48 28 65.2 50.0-77.9 20 34.8 22.1-50.0
Savannah 34 24 71.8 52.9-85.2 10 28.2 14.8-47.1
Trident 75 55 74.7 63.0-83.7 20 25.3 16.3-37.0
Upper Savannah 37 20 47.1 30.8-64.0 17 52.9 36.0-69.2
Waccamaw 52 38 73.3 57.0-85.0 14 26.7 15.0-43.0
Wateree 43 35 83.5 69.0-92.0 8 16.5 8.0-31.0

* 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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