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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,725 650 38.0 35.2-40.9 549 30.3 27.7-33.1 400 24.8 22.2-27.5 46 2.6 1.8- 3.8 80 4.2 3.2- 5.5
AGE
18-24 113 38 33.8 23.7-45.6 35 26.8 18.4-37.1 32 32.8 22.4-45.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 6 5.1 1.9-13.2
25-34 319 129 40.3 33.9-47.0 87 27.3 21.8-33.5 88 26.8 21.3-33.0 6 2.8 0.8- 9.2 9 2.9 1.4- 6.0
35-44 335 119 34.0 28.1-40.4 98 28.0 22.3-34.6 92 31.3 25.2-38.1 10 2.5 1.3- 4.9 16 4.2 2.3- 7.6
45-54 330 129 41.6 35.1-48.4 104 29.3 23.7-35.5 74 22.3 17.0-28.6 13 2.9 1.5- 5.6 10 4.0 1.9- 8.1
55-64 252 89 37.6 30.5-45.2 94 36.0 29.2-43.4 52 19.3 14.1-25.8 7 3.5 1.5- 8.2 10 3.6 1.9- 6.9
65-74 210 77 35.3 27.7-43.8 76 35.5 27.6-44.4 41 23.7 16.8-32.5 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 12 3.5 1.8- 6.8
75+ 155 65 45.5 36.2-55.2 51 31.1 23.4-40.1 19 10.7 6.6-16.7 4 2.9 1.0- 8.3 16 9.8 5.0-18.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 156 42.8 36.8-49.0 124 31.9 26.6-37.7 62 18.9 14.3-24.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 17 4.6 2.5- 8.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 560 202 37.9 33.0-43.0 178 29.2 24.9-34.0 138 26.5 22.0-31.6 14 2.0 1.0- 3.8 28 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 455 173 36.9 31.5-42.7 130 28.3 23.5-33.7 112 26.3 21.4-31.8 20 4.6 2.5- 8.4 20 3.9 2.3- 6.4
College Graduate 342 118 35.3 29.3-41.8 116 33.6 27.6-40.2 87 25.2 19.8-31.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 15 4.2 2.2- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 141 39.2 33.4-45.4 133 31.8 26.6-37.5 75 20.1 15.5-25.6 11 5.3 2.4-11.2 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 420 182 43.8 37.9-49.9 106 25.6 20.7-31.3 106 26.0 21.1-31.6 12 2.3 1.2- 4.2 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9
$25,000- 34,999 223 71 31.1 24.4-38.7 71 30.2 23.4-38.0 63 32.4 24.9-41.0 7 1.7 0.8- 3.6 11 4.6 2.3- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 174 52 29.0 21.9-37.3 59 35.1 27.0-44.2 50 28.9 21.4-37.7 8 4.0 1.8- 8.7 5 3.0 1.0- 8.8
$50,000-74,999 91 33 41.0 29.4-53.8 27 23.9 15.5-34.8 25 29.6 18.7-43.5 3 3.1 0.9-10.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0
$75,000+ 79 23 25.1 15.5-37.8 32 41.3 29.6-54.1 18 26.3 16.3-39.4 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 4 5.6 2.0-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 245 39.5 35.0-44.3 218 32.4 28.2-36.9 107 18.9 15.2-23.1 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 38 6.3 4.3- 9.3
No 1,082 397 37.3 33.8-41.0 326 29.4 26.1-32.9 289 27.5 24.2-31.1 29 2.6 1.6- 4.2 41 3.2 2.2- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 15 34.2 19.9-52.0 18 27.8 15.7-44.3 9 24.5 10.0-48.8 3 4.9 1.5-14.9 4 8.7 3.1-22.0
Non-Veteran 1,666 631 38.1 35.3-41.1 527 30.4 27.7-33.2 389 24.8 22.2-27.6 43 2.6 1.7- 3.8 76 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Currently Serving 10 4 46.0 17.9-76.8 4 37.3 13.1-70.1 2 16.7 3.9-49.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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