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2002 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,666 62 3.8 2.3- 6.0 1,604 96.2 94.0-97.7
GENDER
Male 1,666 62 3.8 2.3- 6.0 1,604 96.2 94.0-97.7
RACE
White 1,312 51 4.1 2.4- 6.9 1,261 95.9 93.1-97.6
African American 231 7 2.1 0.7- 5.9 224 97.9 94.1-99.3
Asian 20 0 0.0 . - . 20 100 . - .
Native American 48 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7 46 98.7 94.3-99.7
Other Minorities 46 1 5.3 0.7-29.1 45 94.7 70.9-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 2 7.1 1.3-31.0 44 92.9 69.0-98.7
-English Speaking 25 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 24 97.5 83.8-99.7
-Spanish Speaking 21 1 10.0 1.4-46.6 20 90.0 53.4-98.6
Non-Hispanic 1,618 60 3.7 2.2- 6.0 1,558 96.3 94.0-97.8
AGE
35-44 284 0 0.0 . - . 284 100 . - .
45-54 528 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 527 99.5 96.4-99.9
55-64 373 12 3.5 1.4- 8.3 361 96.5 91.7-98.6
65-74 296 24 6.9 3.9-11.9 272 93.1 88.1-96.1
75+ 185 25 18.6 8.6-35.8 160 81.4 64.2-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 303 16 4.3 2.1- 8.6 287 95.7 91.4-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 471 15 5.5 2.2-13.2 456 94.5 86.8-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 326 10 2.5 1.1- 5.9 316 97.5 94.1-98.9
College Graduate 561 21 2.4 1.3- 4.3 540 97.6 95.7-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 7 12.0 2.8-39.4 134 88.0 60.6-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 242 13 5.1 2.4-10.4 229 94.9 89.6-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 182 7 1.7 0.6- 4.3 175 98.3 95.7-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 249 12 5.4 2.3-12.3 237 94.6 87.7-97.7
$50,000-74,999 186 3 0.8 0.2- 3.8 183 99.2 96.2-99.8
$75,000+ 304 8 1.6 0.6- 3.7 296 98.4 96.3-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 112 7 5.2 2.3-11.5 105 94.8 88.5-97.7
Forsyth 115 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 114 99.6 97.2-99.9
Guilford 95 7 7.1 3.3-14.7 88 92.9 85.3-96.7
Henderson/Transylvania 140 6 4.2 1.7-10.1 134 95.8 89.9-98.3
Mecklenburg 93 1 1.8 0.2-11.4 92 98.2 88.6-99.8
Orange 108 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 103 96.5 91.5-98.6
Pitt 81 2 2.8 0.7-10.6 79 97.2 89.4-99.3
Randolph 119 2 1.9 0.4- 9.3 117 98.1 90.7-99.6
Robeson 116 10 5.3 2.7-10.0 106 94.7 90.0-97.3
Wake 100 3 3.9 1.2-11.8 97 96.1 88.2-98.8
Western NC 199 5 2.1 0.8- 5.5 194 97.9 94.5-99.2
Piedmont NC 211 9 6.4 2.6-14.9 202 93.6 85.1-97.4
Eastern NC 177 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 173 98.1 94.9-99.3

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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