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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Excess Sun Exposure-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,800 84 5.1 3.9- 6.7 1,716 94.9 93.3-96.1
AGE
18-24 116 7 8.7 3.7-19.4 109 91.3 80.6-96.3
25-34 326 15 5.1 2.7- 9.4 311 94.9 90.6-97.3
35-44 353 15 4.0 2.2- 7.0 338 96.0 93.0-97.8
45-54 347 19 6.7 3.6-12.2 328 93.3 87.8-96.4
55-64 260 12 5.2 2.6-10.4 248 94.8 89.6-97.4
65-74 225 14 5.0 2.6- 9.6 211 95.0 90.4-97.4
75+ 162 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 160 99.3 97.2-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 13 3.5 1.8- 6.7 371 96.5 93.3-98.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 26 5.3 3.1- 8.9 567 94.7 91.1-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 467 21 4.5 2.7- 7.3 446 95.5 92.7-97.3
College Graduate 353 24 7.2 4.3-11.9 329 92.8 88.1-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 17 5.3 2.9- 9.5 370 94.7 90.5-97.1
$15,000- 24,999 443 21 4.4 2.6- 7.3 422 95.6 92.7-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 233 12 6.7 2.9-15.0 221 93.3 85.0-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 179 13 7.8 4.2-13.8 166 92.2 86.2-95.8
$50,000-74,999 93 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 92 99.3 95.0-99.9
$75,000+ 80 4 5.3 1.7-15.4 76 94.7 84.6-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 35 5.7 3.8- 8.4 608 94.3 91.6-96.2
No 1,094 49 5.1 3.5- 7.4 1,045 94.9 92.6-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 47 98.1 92.4-99.5
Non-Veteran 1,740 80 5.2 3.9- 6.8 1,660 94.8 93.2-96.1
Currently Serving 10 2 26.1 6.7-63.4 8 73.9 36.6-93.3

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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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