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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,366 182 3.5 3.0- 4.2 5,184 96.5 95.8-97.0
RACE
White 4,066 166 4.3 3.6- 5.1 3,900 95.7 94.9-96.4
African American 849 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 846 99.7 99.0-99.9
Asian 39 0 0.0 . - . 39 100 . - .
Native American 90 5 11.4 4.2-27.7 85 88.6 72.3-95.8
Other Minorities 294 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 288 98.2 95.5-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 296 5 1.6 0.6- 4.5 291 98.4 95.5-99.4
-English Speaking 98 2 1.7 0.3- 7.9 96 98.3 92.1-99.7
-Spanish Speaking 198 3 1.6 0.5- 5.6 195 98.4 94.4-99.5
Non-Hispanic 5,064 177 3.7 3.1- 4.4 4,887 96.3 95.6-96.9
AGE
18-24 325 25 8.4 5.4-12.9 300 91.6 87.1-94.6
25-34 873 45 4.4 3.2- 6.2 828 95.6 93.8-96.8
35-44 1,058 56 4.9 3.6- 6.7 1,002 95.1 93.3-96.4
45-54 1,022 33 3.4 2.3- 5.1 989 96.6 94.9-97.7
55-64 974 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2 958 98.7 97.8-99.3
65-74 676 5 1.3 0.5- 3.7 671 98.7 96.3-99.5
75+ 420 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 419 99.8 98.8- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 905 97.6 95.8-98.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,516 47 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,469 97.1 96.0-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,261 57 5.3 3.9- 7.2 1,204 94.7 92.8-96.1
College Graduate 1,654 59 3.2 2.4- 4.4 1,595 96.8 95.6-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 487 5 0.7 0.2- 1.8 482 99.3 98.2-99.8
$15,000- 24,999 800 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0 781 97.6 96.0-98.6
$25,000- 34,999 651 23 4.0 2.4- 6.4 628 96.0 93.6-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 805 32 3.9 2.6- 5.8 773 96.1 94.2-97.4
$50,000-74,999 769 36 4.8 3.3- 7.0 733 95.2 93.0-96.7
$75,000+ 884 39 3.8 2.6- 5.6 845 96.2 94.4-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,632 41 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,591 97.0 95.8-97.9
No 3,691 141 3.8 3.1- 4.6 3,550 96.2 95.4-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,716 36 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,680 98.1 97.3-98.7
Non-Veteran 3,518 140 4.2 3.4- 5.1 3,378 95.8 94.9-96.6
Currently Serving 130 6 5.0 2.1-11.5 124 95.0 88.5-97.9

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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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