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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Cancer Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,666 432 11.3 9.8-13.0 3,234 88.7 87.0-90.2
Guilford County 250 27 7.0 4.7-10.5 223 93.0 89.5-95.3
GENDER
Male 87 7 4.4 1.9- 9.8 80 95.6 90.2-98.1
Female 163 20 9.2 5.8-14.5 143 90.8 85.5-94.2
RACE
White 184 25 9.1 5.9-13.7 159 90.9 86.3-94.1
Other 61 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 59 97.8 91.2-99.5
AGE
18-44 49 2 4.4 1.0-17.4 47 95.6 82.6-99.0
45+ 201 25 7.7 5.0-11.6 176 92.3 88.4-95.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 11 8.6 4.4-15.9 88 91.4 84.1-95.6
Some College + 151 16 6.0 3.6- 9.9 135 94.0 90.1-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 13 7.6 4.2-13.3 104 92.4 86.7-95.8
$50,000+ 74 7 6.1 2.6-13.7 67 93.9 86.3-97.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 267 42 14.0 10.2-19.0 225 86.0 81.0-89.8
Cumberland 213 30 14.5 9.8-20.9 183 85.5 79.1-90.2
Durham 207 31 15.6 10.5-22.6 176 84.4 77.4-89.5
Forsyth 304 32 9.7 6.7-13.7 272 90.3 86.3-93.3
Gaston 283 33 10.8 7.6-15.2 250 89.2 84.8-92.4
Mecklenburg 239 23 9.3 6.0-14.2 216 90.7 85.8-94.0
New Hanover 236 30 12.4 8.5-17.8 206 87.6 82.2-91.5
Onslow 217 22 9.6 5.9-15.3 195 90.4 84.7-94.1
Wake 210 16 5.8 3.4- 9.6 194 94.2 90.4-96.6
Western NC 432 49 10.7 8.0-14.3 383 89.3 85.7-92.0
Piedmont NC 425 50 12.9 9.4-17.5 375 87.1 82.5-90.6
Eastern NC 383 47 11.6 8.4-16.0 336 88.4 84.0-91.6

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* Data for this table includes respondents (age 40 years or older) reported having being diagnosed with a cancer (including prostate cancer).

#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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