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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Cancer Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,265 553 11.3 9.9-12.8 3,712 88.7 87.2-90.1
Pitt County 231 21 6.3 3.8-10.1 210 93.7 89.9-96.2
GENDER
Male 81 4 4.9 1.8-12.5 77 95.1 87.5-98.2
Female 150 17 7.4 4.2-12.5 133 92.6 87.5-95.8
RACE
White 161 17 6.7 3.8-11.3 144 93.3 88.7-96.2
Other 69 4 5.4 1.8-15.1 65 94.6 84.9-98.2
AGE
18-44 39 1 3.4 0.5-20.9 38 96.6 79.1-99.5
45+ 192 20 6.8 4.1-11.2 172 93.2 88.8-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 11 8.9 4.6-16.5 88 91.1 83.5-95.4
Some College + 130 10 4.6 2.2- 9.4 120 95.4 90.6-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 12 8.9 4.7-16.4 93 91.1 83.6-95.3
$50,000+ 57 2 2.8 0.7-11.3 55 97.2 88.7-99.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 279 48 15.3 11.3-20.4 231 84.7 79.6-88.7
Forsyth 299 33 9.6 6.6-13.7 266 90.4 86.3-93.4
Guilford 273 42 14.1 10.1-19.5 231 85.9 80.5-89.9
Henderson/Transylvania 344 54 14.6 10.9-19.4 290 85.4 80.6-89.1
Mecklenburg 258 31 10.4 7.1-14.9 227 89.6 85.1-92.9
Orange 260 41 16.8 11.3-24.3 219 83.2 75.7-88.7
Randolph 282 30 9.5 6.4-14.0 252 90.5 86.0-93.6
Robeson 291 37 10.0 7.1-13.9 254 90.0 86.1-92.9
Wake 221 17 6.9 4.1-11.5 204 93.1 88.5-95.9
Western NC 450 62 12.1 9.3-15.5 388 87.9 84.5-90.7
Piedmont NC 571 79 12.8 9.6-16.8 492 87.2 83.2-90.4
Eastern NC 506 58 9.9 7.3-13.4 448 90.1 86.6-92.7

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* Data for this table includes respondents (age 40 years or older) reported having being diagnosed with a cancer (including prostate cancer).

#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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