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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 437 87 19.6 15.8-24.0 350 80.4 76.0-84.2
GENDER
Male 156 31 19.0 13.3-26.3 125 81.0 73.7-86.7
Female 281 56 20.1 15.4-25.7 225 79.9 74.3-84.6
RACE
White 315 81 25.5 20.6-31.2 234 74.5 68.8-79.4
Other 120 6 4.8 1.9-11.8 114 95.2 88.2-98.1
AGE
18-44 168 47 27.0 20.3-35.0 121 73.0 65.0-79.7
45+ 268 40 14.2 10.3-19.3 228 85.8 80.7-89.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 20 13.8 8.7-21.1 142 86.2 78.9-91.3
Some College + 275 67 22.9 18.0-28.8 208 77.1 71.2-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 32 13.8 9.5-19.6 197 86.2 80.4-90.5
$50,000+ 135 36 25.3 18.3-33.9 99 74.7 66.1-81.7

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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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