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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Skin Cancer+

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,047 642 21.7 19.6-24.1 2,405 78.3 75.9-80.4
GENDER
Male 1,172 315 27.7 24.1-31.7 857 72.3 68.3-75.9
Female 1,875 327 16.4 14.1-19.0 1,548 83.6 81.0-85.9
RACE
White 2,299 602 27.5 24.8-30.4 1,697 72.5 69.6-75.2
African American 556 19 4.3 2.1- 8.6 537 95.7 91.4-97.9
Other Minorities 148 17 10.0 5.1-18.8 131 90.0 81.2-94.9
HISPANIC
Yes 87 18 30.7 18.1-47.1 69 69.3 52.9-81.9
No 2,954 624 21.5 19.3-23.8 2,330 78.5 76.2-80.7
AGE
18-24 279 108 30.6 23.2-39.1 171 69.4 60.9-76.8
25-34 564 201 34.3 28.7-40.3 363 65.7 59.7-71.3
35-44 643 170 28.3 23.3-33.8 473 71.7 66.2-76.7
45-54 576 107 21.9 16.9-27.9 469 78.1 72.1-83.1
55-64 378 37 7.8 4.9-12.1 341 92.2 87.9-95.1
65+ 580 18 4.8 2.8- 8.4 562 95.2 91.6-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 395 46 10.8 7.3-15.7 349 89.2 84.3-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 879 166 20.2 16.3-24.7 713 79.8 75.3-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 797 178 26.2 21.7-31.2 619 73.8 68.8-78.3
College Graduate 967 252 25.9 22.0-30.2 715 74.1 69.8-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 37 12.9 8.0-20.1 236 87.1 79.9-92.0
$15,000- 24,999 487 93 19.1 14.2-25.0 394 80.9 75.0-85.8
$25,000- 34,999 466 90 18.8 14.2-24.4 376 81.2 75.6-85.8
$35,000- 49,999 486 130 32.3 26.2-39.1 356 67.7 60.9-73.8
$50,000+ 797 221 29.2 24.6-34.4 576 70.8 65.6-75.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 210 52 26.9 20.0-35.1 158 73.1 64.9-80.0
Cumberland 207 34 15.3 10.8-21.2 173 84.7 78.8-89.2
Durham 207 35 17.0 11.9-23.6 172 83.0 76.4-88.1
Forsyth 228 42 18.5 13.5-24.7 186 81.5 75.3-86.5
Gaston 229 46 19.2 14.2-25.4 183 80.8 74.6-85.8
Guilford 193 28 13.9 9.3-20.2 165 86.1 79.8-90.7
Mecklenburg 211 49 25.2 19.1-32.4 162 74.8 67.6-80.9
New Hanover 195 58 38.4 27.7-50.3 137 61.6 49.7-72.3
Onslow 213 56 26.6 19.8-34.7 157 73.4 65.3-80.2
Wake 204 53 28.2 21.6-35.8 151 71.8 64.2-78.4
Western NC 309 57 19.7 15.0-25.4 252 80.3 74.6-85.0
Piedmont NC 320 75 24.6 19.4-30.8 245 75.4 69.2-80.6
Eastern NC 321 57 17.7 13.2-23.2 264 82.3 76.8-86.8

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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#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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