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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening

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Has your father, brother, son, or grandfather ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or health professional that he had prostate cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 676 76 10.6 8.4-13.3 600 89.4 86.7-91.6
RACE
White 541 67 12.2 9.5-15.5 474 87.8 84.5-90.5
African American 110 7 5.5 2.5-11.4 103 94.5 88.6-97.5
Other Minorities 20 2 6.7 1.5-25.3 18 93.3 74.7-98.5
HISPANIC
Yes 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
No 659 75 10.9 8.6-13.7 584 89.1 86.3-91.4
AGE
40-44 120 11 7.9 4.3-14.2 109 92.1 85.8-95.7
45-54 225 30 13.4 9.2-19.2 195 86.6 80.8-90.8
55-64 174 19 10.2 6.4-16.0 155 89.8 84.0-93.6
65+ 157 16 9.1 5.5-14.6 141 90.9 85.4-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 12 9.2 5.0-16.4 89 90.8 83.6-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 170 15 8.1 4.8-13.3 155 91.9 86.7-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 161 19 12.0 7.4-18.9 142 88.0 81.1-92.6
College Graduate 244 30 12.4 8.5-17.6 214 87.6 82.4-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 8 11.4 5.3-22.7 48 88.6 77.3-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 84 9 11.6 6.0-21.3 75 88.4 78.7-94.0
$25,000- 34,999 78 6 6.1 2.5-14.0 72 93.9 86.0-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 116 15 12.4 7.1-20.8 101 87.6 79.2-92.9
$50,000+ 264 28 10.4 7.1-15.0 236 89.6 85.0-92.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 52 9 20.8 10.5-37.1 43 79.2 62.9-89.5
Appalachia II 88 11 11.0 5.7-20.1 77 89.0 79.9-94.3
Appalachia III 43 6 15.7 7.1-31.2 37 84.3 68.8-92.9
Catawba 50 3 3.3 1.0-10.0 47 96.7 90.0-99.0
Edisto 15 1 2.8 0.4-18.6 14 97.2 81.4-99.6
Low Country 44 5 10.0 4.0-22.7 39 90.0 77.3-96.0
Palmetto 97 12 10.0 5.5-17.5 85 90.0 82.5-94.5
Pee Dee 48 4 9.4 3.2-24.6 44 90.6 75.4-96.8
Savannah 29 2 5.7 1.3-21.7 27 94.3 78.3-98.7
Trident 71 11 14.3 7.9-24.7 60 85.7 75.3-92.1
Upper Savannah 38 1 2.7 0.4-16.6 37 97.3 83.4-99.6
Waccamaw 53 7 13.3 6.3-26.1 46 86.7 73.9-93.7
Wateree 41 4 10.4 3.9-24.9 37 89.6 75.1-96.1

* 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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