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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Male respondents aged 40 and older that have not had a Prostate-Specific Antigen test wtihin the past two years.*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,052 646 58.9 55.0-62.7 406 41.1 37.3-45.0
GENDER
Male 1,052 646 58.9 55.0-62.7 406 41.1 37.3-45.0
RACE
White 849 536 60.9 56.6-65.0 313 39.1 35.0-43.4
African American 179 99 54.9 45.2-64.2 80 45.1 35.8-54.8
Other Minorities 17 7 34.5 15.0-61.0 10 65.5 39.0-85.0
HISPANIC
Yes 21 13 70.0 42.4-88.1 8 30.0 11.9-57.6
No 1,010 620 58.4 54.4-62.3 390 41.6 37.7-45.6
AGE
35-44 157 49 33.6 25.0-43.5 108 66.4 56.5-75.0
45-54 308 159 46.2 39.0-53.5 149 53.8 46.5-61.0
55-64 290 203 72.8 65.7-78.8 87 27.2 21.2-34.3
65+ 297 235 79.6 73.5-84.6 62 20.4 15.4-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 98 51.3 41.0-61.4 78 48.7 38.6-59.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 187 60.3 52.6-67.5 116 39.7 32.5-47.4
Some Post-H.S. 238 144 57.5 49.3-65.3 94 42.5 34.7-50.7
College Graduate 333 215 62.2 55.8-68.2 118 37.8 31.8-44.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 57 44.0 31.6-57.2 46 56.0 42.8-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 167 91 51.8 41.6-62.0 76 48.2 38.0-58.4
$25,000- 34,999 132 81 53.0 41.8-63.8 51 47.0 36.2-58.2
$35,000- 49,999 183 107 60.5 50.9-69.3 76 39.5 30.7-49.1
$50,000+ 364 243 64.1 58.0-69.9 121 35.9 30.1-42.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 50 32 69.0 53.9-80.9 18 31.0 19.1-46.1
Appalachia II 95 55 54.3 42.7-65.4 40 45.7 34.6-57.3
Appalachia III 59 39 62.9 48.1-75.6 20 37.1 24.4-51.9
Catawba 44 29 65.0 47.1-79.5 15 35.0 20.5-52.9
Edisto 12 9 82.2 52.5-95.1 3 17.8 4.9-47.5
Low Country 45 31 68.7 52.1-81.5 14 31.3 18.5-47.9
Palmetto 120 67 52.3 42.3-62.2 53 47.7 37.8-57.7
Pee Dee 305 185 55.5 48.1-62.7 120 44.5 37.3-51.9
Savannah 42 28 66.7 49.2-80.5 14 33.3 19.5-50.8
Trident 79 50 56.2 43.3-68.3 29 43.8 31.7-56.7
Upper Savannah 71 40 50.5 35.0-65.9 31 49.5 34.1-65.0
Waccamaw 80 51 60.0 47.3-71.4 29 40.0 28.6-52.7
Wateree 43 27 55.3 37.4-71.9 16 44.7 28.1-62.6

*Data in this table were derived from the Prostate Cancer Screening questions.

#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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