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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 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,453 2,273 18.7 17.9-19.6 10,180 81.3 80.4-82.1
No 2,155 344 15.5 13.6-17.7 1,811 84.5 82.3-86.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 236 53 26.5 19.5-34.8 183 73.5 65.2-80.5
Recommended Range 4,964 1,187 24.0 22.5-25.5 3,777 76.0 74.5-77.5
Overweight 5,050 890 18.1 16.8-19.5 4,160 81.9 80.5-83.2
Obese 3,602 401 11.2 10.0-12.5 3,201 88.8 87.5-90.0
Current Smoker
No 11,368 1,916 17.3 16.5-18.2 9,452 82.7 81.8-83.5
Yes 3,214 702 21.4 19.7-23.3 2,512 78.6 76.7-80.3
Binge Drinker
No 13,408 2,221 16.7 15.9-17.5 11,187 83.3 82.5-84.1
Yes 1,037 373 35.7 32.1-39.4 664 64.3 60.6-67.9
Heavy Drinker
No 14,051 2,454 17.8 17.0-18.6 11,597 82.2 81.4-83.0
Yes 457 149 32.3 27.2-37.9 308 67.7 62.1-72.8
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,105 191 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,914 93.1 91.8-94.2
No 11,474 2,426 21.0 20.1-21.9 9,048 79.0 78.1-79.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,161 186 16.7 14.1-19.6 975 83.3 80.4-85.9
No 13,383 2,425 18.4 17.6-19.2 10,958 81.6 80.8-82.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,518 89 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,429 94.1 92.5-95.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 134 37 26.6 19.0-35.8 97 73.4 64.2-81.0
No 12,795 2,473 19.6 18.7-20.5 10,322 80.4 79.5-81.3
No, Bordeline Diabetes 175 24 11.6 7.3-18.0 151 88.4 82.0-92.7

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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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