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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,666 149 4.2 3.2- 5.6 3,517 95.8 94.4-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,340 51 4.4 2.7- 6.9 1,289 95.6 93.1-97.3
Female 2,326 98 4.1 3.0- 5.6 2,228 95.9 94.4-97.0
RACE
White 2,931 130 4.7 3.5- 6.3 2,801 95.3 93.7-96.5
African American 586 14 2.3 1.0- 5.4 572 97.7 94.6-99.0
Other Minorities 110 5 3.8 1.0-12.6 105 96.2 87.4-99.0
HISPANIC
Yes 55 4 10.1 2.9-29.6 51 89.9 70.4-97.1
No 3,605 144 4.1 3.1- 5.4 3,461 95.9 94.6-96.9
AGE
40-44 636 12 2.6 1.1- 6.1 624 97.4 93.9-98.9
45-54 1,103 31 3.9 2.0- 7.4 1,072 96.1 92.6-98.0
55-64 789 30 3.2 1.9- 5.4 759 96.8 94.6-98.1
65+ 1,138 76 6.4 4.5- 8.9 1,062 93.6 91.1-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 33 5.1 3.0- 8.7 597 94.9 91.3-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,092 38 3.5 2.0- 5.9 1,054 96.5 94.1-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 895 37 2.6 1.7- 4.0 858 97.4 96.0-98.3
College Graduate 1,036 40 5.8 3.4- 9.7 996 94.2 90.3-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 27 9.0 4.7-16.7 361 91.0 83.3-95.3
$15,000- 24,999 569 26 3.5 2.0- 6.0 543 96.5 94.0-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 465 18 2.7 1.5- 5.1 447 97.3 94.9-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 511 14 2.2 1.0- 5.0 497 97.8 95.0-99.0
$50,000+ 964 30 4.6 2.5- 8.4 934 95.4 91.6-97.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 267 19 6.1 3.7- 9.7 248 93.9 90.3-96.3
Cumberland 213 14 6.6 3.6-11.7 199 93.4 88.3-96.4
Durham 207 12 5.8 2.9-11.0 195 94.2 89.0-97.1
Forsyth 304 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 296 97.5 94.8-98.8
Gaston 283 13 4.5 2.5- 7.9 270 95.5 92.1-97.5
Guilford 250 8 1.7 0.8- 3.4 242 98.3 96.6-99.2
Mecklenburg 239 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 236 98.5 94.6-99.6
New Hanover 236 5 2.2 0.7- 6.3 231 97.8 93.7-99.3
Onslow 217 10 5.0 2.3-10.5 207 95.0 89.5-97.7
Wake 210 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 205 98.4 96.1-99.4
Western NC 432 18 4.2 2.6- 6.8 414 95.8 93.2-97.4
Piedmont NC 425 18 5.6 3.2- 9.7 407 94.4 90.3-96.8
Eastern NC 383 16 4.3 2.3- 7.7 367 95.7 92.3-97.7

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* Data for this table includes respondents who reported being age 40 or 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.

** 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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