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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

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Skin*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,666 113 2.6 2.0- 3.4 3,553 97.4 96.6-98.0
Piedmont NC 425 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4 417 97.9 95.6-99.0
GENDER
Male 151 5 3.6 1.5- 8.8 146 96.4 91.2-98.5
Female 274 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 271 99.0 96.6-99.7
RACE
White 362 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 354 97.5 94.8-98.8
Other 59 0 0.0 . - . 59 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
45+ 367 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 359 97.5 94.8-98.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 227 98.4 95.5-99.4
Some College + 193 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 189 97.3 92.6-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 238 98.7 95.6-99.6
$50,000+ 102 2 2.6 0.6-10.1 100 97.4 89.9-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 267 14 4.9 2.9- 8.4 253 95.1 91.6-97.1
Cumberland 213 5 2.2 0.8- 5.5 208 97.8 94.5-99.2
Durham 207 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 202 97.8 94.5-99.1
Forsyth 304 8 2.8 1.3- 5.7 296 97.2 94.3-98.7
Gaston 283 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 275 97.4 94.7-98.8
Guilford 250 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 244 98.6 96.8-99.4
Mecklenburg 239 7 3.5 1.6- 7.2 232 96.5 92.8-98.4
New Hanover 236 12 4.9 2.7- 8.9 224 95.1 91.1-97.3
Onslow 217 7 2.6 1.2- 5.8 210 97.4 94.2-98.8
Wake 210 7 2.7 1.3- 5.9 203 97.3 94.1-98.7
Western NC 432 15 2.9 1.7- 4.9 417 97.1 95.1-98.3
Piedmont NC 425 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4 417 97.9 95.6-99.0
Eastern NC 383 11 2.5 1.2- 5.2 372 97.5 94.8-98.8

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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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