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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Has a nurse, doctor or other health care professional ever talked with you about
any kind of screening test or exam to check for prostate cancer?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,019 2,120 67.0 64.8-69.2 899 33.0 30.8-35.2
GENDER
Male 3,019 2,120 67.0 64.8-69.2 899 33.0 30.8-35.2
RACE
White 2,379 1,702 68.4 65.9-70.7 677 31.6 29.3-34.1
African American 446 308 69.5 64.0-74.5 138 30.5 25.5-36.0
Other 135 74 47.2 34.9-59.8 61 52.8 40.2-65.1
HISPANIC
Yes 30 14 47.5 25.3-70.8 16 52.5 29.2-74.7
No 2,945 2,082 67.4 65.1-69.6 863 32.6 30.4-34.9
AGE
35-44 302 142 50.6 43.5-57.7 160 49.4 42.3-56.5
45-54 776 463 60.2 55.9-64.3 313 39.8 35.7-44.1
55-64 833 654 76.8 73.0-80.3 179 23.2 19.7-27.0
65+ 1,108 861 77.5 74.3-80.5 247 22.5 19.5-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 377 232 62.2 55.7-68.3 145 37.8 31.7-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 832 533 61.0 56.7-65.2 299 39.0 34.8-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 653 464 68.6 63.7-73.2 189 31.4 26.8-36.3
College Graduate 1,150 886 72.3 68.4-75.9 264 27.7 24.1-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 127 57.4 48.3-66.0 82 42.6 34.0-51.7
$15,000- $24,999 367 242 61.6 54.5-68.3 125 38.4 31.7-45.5
$25,000- $34,999 317 206 63.2 55.3-70.4 111 36.8 29.6-44.7
$35,000- $49,999 470 311 62.9 57.0-68.4 159 37.1 31.6-43.0
$50,000+ 1,363 1,033 72.1 68.8-75.1 330 27.9 24.9-31.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 214 147 66.3 58.2-73.5 67 33.7 26.5-41.8
Appalachia II 217 137 55.6 47.9-63.1 80 44.4 36.9-52.1
Appalachia III 141 96 67.8 58.8-75.7 45 32.2 24.3-41.2
Catawba 139 92 69.8 61.1-77.3 47 30.2 22.7-38.9
Edisto Savannah 360 264 70.5 64.2-76.0 96 29.5 24.0-35.8
Low Country 411 291 64.5 58.1-70.4 120 35.5 29.6-41.9
Palmetto 259 186 71.3 63.8-77.8 73 28.7 22.2-36.2
Pee Dee 196 127 64.3 56.7-71.3 69 35.7 28.7-43.3
Trident 350 274 75.6 69.4-81.0 76 24.4 19.0-30.6
Upper Savannah 206 124 54.2 46.1-62.1 82 45.8 37.9-53.9
Waccamaw 370 272 69.1 63.1-74.5 98 30.9 25.5-36.9
Wateree 133 96 65.9 55.6-75.0 37 34.1 25.0-44.4
Region***
Region I 420 271 60.4 54.6-65.9 149 39.6 34.1-45.4
Region II 358 233 60.3 54.2-66.0 125 39.7 34.0-45.8
Region III 398 278 70.8 65.1-75.9 120 29.2 24.1-34.9
Region IV 329 223 65.0 58.9-70.7 106 35.0 29.3-41.1
Region V 360 264 70.5 64.2-76.0 96 29.5 24.0-35.8
Region VI 370 272 69.1 63.1-74.5 98 30.9 25.5-36.9
Region VII 350 274 75.6 69.4-81.0 76 24.4 19.0-30.6
Region VIII 411 291 64.5 58.1-70.4 120 35.5 29.6-41.9

*This question was asked of men over 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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