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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 1,859 1,285 65.9 63.3-68.4 574 34.1 31.6-36.7
RACE
White 1,546 1,067 65.9 63.2-68.5 479 34.1 31.5-36.8
African American 261 182 65.6 58.4-72.1 79 34.4 27.9-41.6
Other 36 24 62.8 43.1-79.0 12 37.2 21.0-56.9
HISPANIC
Yes 19 10 57.8 33.3-78.9 9 42.2 21.1-66.7
No 1,819 1,263 66.2 63.5-68.7 556 33.8 31.3-36.5
AGE
40-44 229 62 30.2 23.7-37.6 167 69.8 62.4-76.3
45-54 539 298 58.5 53.7-63.2 241 41.5 36.8-46.3
55-64 528 427 79.7 75.1-83.6 101 20.3 16.4-24.9
65+ 563 498 87.9 84.1-90.9 65 12.1 9.1-15.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 120 51.8 43.8-59.7 94 48.2 40.3-56.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 338 62.4 57.3-67.3 176 37.6 32.7-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 428 279 62.7 57.2-67.8 149 37.3 32.2-42.8
College Graduate 701 547 75.9 72.0-79.5 154 24.1 20.5-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 102 60.3 50.8-69.1 62 39.7 30.9-49.2
$15,000- $24,999 269 179 64.0 56.7-70.8 90 36.0 29.2-43.3
$25,000- $34,999 201 130 60.3 52.2-67.9 71 39.7 32.1-47.8
$35,000- $49,999 303 211 65.8 59.2-71.8 92 34.2 28.2-40.8
$50,000+ 738 541 69.7 65.7-73.4 197 30.3 26.6-34.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 113 81 68.2 58.1-76.9 32 31.8 23.1-41.9
Appalachia II 219 144 63.4 56.0-70.3 75 36.6 29.7-44.0
Appalachia III 140 82 59.0 49.7-67.6 58 41.0 32.4-50.3
Catawba 122 75 55.8 45.3-65.8 47 44.2 34.2-54.7
Edisto Savannah 166 114 62.4 53.3-70.8 52 37.6 29.2-46.7
Low Country 104 77 68.6 55.4-79.3 27 31.4 20.7-44.6
Palmetto 275 192 64.8 57.8-71.2 83 35.2 28.8-42.2
Pee Dee 111 80 69.7 59.0-78.7 31 30.3 21.3-41.0
Trident 229 171 71.8 64.2-78.3 58 28.2 21.7-35.8
Upper Savannah 97 64 63.1 51.3-73.5 33 36.9 26.5-48.7
Waccamaw 173 126 70.8 62.0-78.2 47 29.2 21.8-38.0
Wateree 94 69 76.8 66.5-84.7 25 23.2 15.3-33.5
Region***
Region I 210 145 65.8 58.2-72.7 65 34.2 27.3-41.8
Region II 359 226 61.7 55.9-67.1 133 38.3 32.9-44.1
Region III 397 267 61.8 55.9-67.3 130 38.2 32.7-44.1
Region IV 205 149 73.0 65.6-79.4 56 27.0 20.6-34.4
Region V 166 114 62.4 53.3-70.8 52 37.6 29.2-46.7
Region VI 173 126 70.8 62.0-78.2 47 29.2 21.8-38.0
Region VII 229 171 71.8 64.2-78.3 58 28.2 21.7-35.8
Region VIII 104 77 68.6 55.4-79.3 27 31.4 20.7-44.6

* This question was asked only of male respondents aged 40+.

#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 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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