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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 1,378 63 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,315 96.2 94.7-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,378 63 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,315 96.2 94.7-97.3
RACE
White 1,136 58 4.4 3.1- 6.3 1,078 95.6 93.7-96.9
African American 186 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4 182 98.6 95.6-99.6
Other Minorities 43 0 0.0 . - . 43 100 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 21 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 20 98.8 91.5-99.8
No 1,353 62 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,291 96.2 94.6-97.3
AGE
35-44 237 0 0.0 . - . 237 100 . - .
45-54 428 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 427 99.9 99.2- 100
55-64 322 8 1.7 0.7- 4.0 314 98.3 96.0-99.3
65+ 391 54 12.8 8.9-18.2 337 87.2 81.8-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3 247 97.1 93.7-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 17 4.4 2.2- 8.5 329 95.6 91.5-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 296 16 4.5 2.1- 9.3 280 95.5 90.7-97.9
College Graduate 472 19 3.4 1.9- 5.9 453 96.6 94.1-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 3 1.3 0.3- 5.4 125 98.7 94.6-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 183 13 3.9 1.8- 8.2 170 96.1 91.8-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 164 10 4.8 2.0-10.9 154 95.2 89.1-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 207 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8 203 98.7 96.2-99.6
$50,000+ 429 12 2.2 1.0- 4.5 417 97.8 95.5-99.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 101 5 4.6 1.9-11.0 96 95.4 89.0-98.1
Cumberland 81 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 80 98.8 91.9-99.8
Durham 71 3 3.8 1.1-12.3 68 96.2 87.7-98.9
Forsyth 115 7 4.4 2.0- 9.3 108 95.6 90.7-98.0
Gaston 114 7 5.6 2.6-11.4 107 94.4 88.6-97.4
Guilford 90 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6 86 97.9 94.4-99.3
Mecklenburg 89 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 85 97.0 91.7-98.9
New Hanover 101 8 8.6 4.2-16.8 93 91.4 83.2-95.8
Onslow 87 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 83 97.1 92.1-99.0
Wake 77 0 0.0 . - . 77 100 . - .
Western NC 167 8 5.0 2.5- 9.7 159 95.0 90.3-97.5
Piedmont NC 152 5 3.2 1.3- 7.7 147 96.8 92.3-98.7
Eastern NC 133 7 4.8 2.2-10.3 126 95.2 89.7-97.8

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* 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.

** 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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