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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,065 3,859 76.7 75.2-78.2 1,206 23.3 21.8-24.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,097 3,111 76.2 74.5-77.8 986 23.8 22.2-25.5
No 959 742 78.8 75.0-82.1 217 21.2 17.9-25.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 72 61 83.9 69.7-92.2 11 16.1 7.8-30.3
Recommended Range 1,688 1,311 78.6 76.0-80.9 377 21.4 19.1-24.0
Overweight 1,661 1,259 76.7 74.0-79.1 402 23.3 20.9-26.0
Obese 1,346 993 73.0 69.8-75.9 353 27.0 24.1-30.2
Current Smoker
No 3,805 2,925 77.1 75.3-78.7 880 22.9 21.3-24.7
Yes 1,245 922 75.5 72.4-78.3 323 24.5 21.7-27.6
Binge Drinker
No 4,609 3,519 76.9 75.3-78.4 1,090 23.1 21.6-24.7
Yes 414 313 75.5 70.0-80.2 101 24.5 19.8-30.0
Heavy Drinker
No 4,886 3,736 77.0 75.5-78.5 1,150 23.0 21.5-24.5
Yes 142 94 65.5 54.6-75.0 48 34.5 25.0-45.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 652 432 68.4 63.7-72.8 220 31.6 27.2-36.3
No 4,399 3,419 77.9 76.3-79.4 980 22.1 20.6-23.7
Current Asthma
Yes 394 291 76.5 71.1-81.1 103 23.5 18.9-28.9
No 4,650 3,552 76.7 75.1-78.2 1,098 23.3 21.8-24.9
Diabetes
Yes 251 153 62.7 54.8-70.0 98 37.3 30.0-45.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 110 93 83.2 73.3-89.9 17 16.8 10.1-26.7
No 4,664 3,584 77.4 75.8-78.9 1,080 22.6 21.1-24.2
No, Bordeline Diabetes 40 29 71.6 52.8-85.0 11 28.4 15.0-47.2

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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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