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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 418 87 20.8 16.7-25.5 331 79.2 74.5-83.3
GENDER
Male 167 34 19.1 13.5-26.4 133 80.9 73.6-86.5
Female 251 53 22.6 17.3-28.9 198 77.4 71.1-82.7
RACE
White 362 83 23.2 18.6-28.4 279 76.8 71.6-81.4
Other 53 4 8.1 2.9-20.5 49 91.9 79.5-97.1
AGE
18-44 159 54 28.9 21.8-37.1 105 71.1 62.9-78.2
45+ 255 33 14.3 10.0-20.1 222 85.7 79.9-90.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 35 21.5 15.6-29.0 152 78.5 71.0-84.4
Some College + 230 52 20.2 15.1-26.5 178 79.8 73.5-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 38 18.6 13.2-25.7 164 81.4 74.3-86.8
$50,000+ 120 38 29.6 21.8-38.7 82 70.4 61.3-78.2

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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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