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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Excess Sun Exposure-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 893 33 3.2 2.1- 4.7 860 96.8 95.3-97.9
AGE
18-24 60 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 59 99.3 95.1-99.9
25-34 140 7 4.1 1.8- 9.2 133 95.9 90.8-98.2
35-44 178 5 2.5 0.9- 6.3 173 97.5 93.7-99.1
45-54 177 9 3.8 1.7- 8.3 168 96.2 91.7-98.3
55-64 168 5 3.8 1.4- 9.9 163 96.2 90.1-98.6
65-74 105 5 3.6 1.5- 8.7 100 96.4 91.3-98.5
75+ 60 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 59 98.5 90.3-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 6 2.0 0.8- 4.6 215 98.0 95.4-99.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 336 12 3.0 1.6- 5.9 324 97.0 94.1-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 191 6 3.2 1.2- 8.2 185 96.8 91.8-98.8
College Graduate 142 9 5.0 2.4- 9.8 133 95.0 90.2-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7 139 97.0 93.3-98.7
$15,000- 24,999 177 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 175 99.3 97.4-99.8
$25,000- 34,999 111 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4 108 97.0 90.6-99.1
$35,000- 49,999 123 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8 116 95.9 91.2-98.1
$50,000-74,999 99 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 98 99.0 93.1-99.9
$75,000+ 64 9 14.6 7.0-28.0 55 85.4 72.0-93.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 299 98.0 95.9-99.0
No 542 22 3.8 2.3- 6.0 520 96.2 94.0-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 10 4.3 2.1- 8.5 251 95.7 91.5-97.9
Non-Veteran 598 20 2.5 1.5- 4.1 578 97.5 95.9-98.5
Currently Serving 28 3 9.5 3.0-26.4 25 90.5 73.6-97.0

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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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