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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
-Davidson County 375 90 25.6 20.4-31.6 285 74.4 68.4-79.6
GENDER
Male 144 26 19.1 11.8-29.5 118 80.9 70.5-88.2
Female 231 64 32.1 25.5-39.5 167 67.9 60.5-74.5
RACE
White 331 84 26.6 21.0-33.1 247 73.4 66.9-79.0
Other 44 6 18.4 8.0-36.9 38 81.6 63.1-92.0
AGE
18-44 140 49 33.5 24.4-44.2 91 66.5 55.8-75.6
45+ 231 38 18.4 13.3-25.0 193 81.6 75.0-86.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 47 25.2 18.2-33.7 178 74.8 66.3-81.8
Some College + 150 43 26.3 19.3-34.9 107 73.7 65.1-80.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 33 21.1 13.6-31.3 152 78.9 68.7-86.4
$50,000+ 86 32 33.6 23.5-45.6 54 66.4 54.4-76.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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