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?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1493 849  54.9  (51.2-58.5) 644  45.1  (41.5-48.8)
     GENDER      
Male 1493 849  54.9  (51.2-58.5) 644  45.1  (41.5-48.8)
Female    0    
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 1394 787  54.4  (50.6-58.1) 607  45.6  (41.9-49.4)
African American/NH   43  27  53.5  (33.6-72.5)  16  46.5  (27.5-66.4)
       AGE      
40-44  229  65  22.9  (17.1-29.9) 164  77.1  (70.1-82.9)
45-54  463 212  49.0  (42.3-55.8) 251  51.0  (44.2-57.7)
55-64  357 243  68.7  (61.6-75.1) 114  31.3  (24.9-38.4)
65+  444 329  75.9  (70.3-80.7) 115  24.1  (19.3-29.7)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  379 192  50.1  (43.3-56.9) 187  49.9  (43.1-56.7)
H.S. or G.E.D.  579 303  47.9  (42.1-53.8) 276  52.1  (46.2-57.9)
Some Post-H.S.  283 175  58.4  (50.0-66.4) 108  41.6  (33.6-50.0)
College Graduate  250 178  70.7  (62.0-78.1)  72  29.3  (21.9-38.0)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  181  85  45.9  (36.2-56.0)  96  54.1  (44.0-63.8)
$15,000- 24,999  223 113  45.3  (36.5-54.4) 110  54.7  (45.6-63.5)
$25,000- 34,999  140  75  45.6  (35.0-56.7)  65  54.4  (43.3-65.0)
$35,000- 49,999  211 123  55.6  (47.4-63.5)  88  44.4  (36.5-52.6)
$50,000 - 74,999  180 113  61.1  (50.2-71.1)  67  38.9  (28.9-49.8)
$75,000 +  136  92  65.1  (52.4-76.0)  44  34.9  (24.0-47.6)

*Asked only to males age 40 and older
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.