Prostate cancer is the most commonly occurring form of cancer (excluding skin cancer) among men and is the second leading
cause of cancer death for men in Utah and the U.S. All men over 40 should visit their doctor for a routine health visit which
may include a discussion on prostate health.
Percentage of Men Aged 40+ Who Reported Ever Having a PSA Test by Race, Utah, 2010 and 2012
Age-adjusted to the U.S. 2010 standard population. Beginning in 2009, BRFSS data include both landline and cell phone respondent
data along with a new weighting methodology called iterative proportional fitting, or raking. This graph is based on the new
Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health.
The percentage of men aged 40 and above who reported having a prostate-specific antigen test in the last five years or who
reported ever having had a prostate-specific antigen test.
How We Calculated the Rates
The number of men aged 40 and above who reported having had a PSA test within the specified time period.
The total number of male survey respondents aged 40 or older excluding those who responded "don't know" or "refused" to the
Page Content Updated On 05/14/2014,
Published on 05/28/2014
Cancer Control Program, Bureau of Health Promotion, Division of Disease Control and Prevention, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107,
Telephone: 801-538-6712, Fax: 801-538-9030, Website: www.cancerutah.org, www.ucan.cc, Contact: Lynne Nilson
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