SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

What type of cancer was/is it?
Other*

Back to Cancer Prevalence. Select a different topic for Piedmont North Carolina:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,666 149 4.2 3.2- 5.6 3,517 95.8 94.4-96.8
Piedmont NC 425 18 5.6 3.2- 9.7 407 94.4 90.3-96.8
GENDER
Male 151 9 8.6 4.0-17.6 142 91.4 82.4-96.0
Female 274 9 3.4 1.6- 7.2 265 96.6 92.8-98.4
RACE
White 362 15 5.8 3.1-10.6 347 94.2 89.4-96.9
Other 59 3 4.7 1.3-15.3 56 95.3 84.7-98.7
AGE
18-44 58 3 7.1 2.1-21.7 55 92.9 78.3-97.9
45+ 367 15 5.4 2.8- 9.9 352 94.6 90.1-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 7 3.6 1.5- 8.4 224 96.4 91.6-98.5
Some College + 193 11 7.9 3.8-15.8 182 92.1 84.2-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 7 3.6 1.5- 8.1 234 96.4 91.9-98.5
$50,000+ 102 6 9.7 3.8-22.5 96 90.3 77.5-96.2
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

Back to Cancer Prevalence.

* 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

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16SEP02.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook