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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,752 1,117 15.5 14.4-16.5 1,872 27.0 25.8-28.4 2,637 41.2 39.7-42.6 651 9.5 8.7-10.4 475 6.9 6.2- 7.6
AGE
18-24 305 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 58 19.9 14.8-26.2 148 46.1 39.4-53.0 47 13.9 10.1-18.9 31 12.4 8.0-18.6
25-34 945 97 9.4 7.3-12.0 195 20.7 17.8-23.9 477 50.7 46.9-54.5 113 12.1 9.8-14.8 63 7.1 5.3- 9.5
35-44 1,200 113 8.5 6.8-10.5 265 22.5 19.7-25.6 578 49.4 45.9-52.9 149 12.3 10.2-14.7 95 7.3 5.8- 9.2
45-54 1,260 165 13.8 11.6-16.4 347 26.3 23.4-29.5 545 45.6 42.2-49.1 119 8.3 6.7-10.3 84 5.9 4.6- 7.6
55-64 1,185 217 17.2 14.8-19.9 376 33.6 30.4-37.1 428 35.6 32.4-39.0 97 8.2 6.5-10.3 67 5.3 4.0- 7.0
65-74 992 243 25.3 22.1-28.8 334 32.0 28.6-35.6 296 31.3 27.9-35.0 67 6.4 4.8- 8.4 52 4.9 3.6- 6.7
75+ 833 256 31.8 27.9-35.9 285 34.4 30.6-38.5 152 18.1 15.1-21.4 59 6.1 4.5- 8.1 81 9.6 7.5-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 859 243 27.8 24.1-31.7 262 29.2 25.6-33.1 218 27.6 23.9-31.7 60 6.9 5.1- 9.2 76 8.5 6.5-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,982 336 16.6 14.7-18.8 545 27.1 24.7-29.6 773 40.5 37.8-43.2 176 8.6 7.2-10.2 152 7.2 6.0- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,800 280 14.5 12.7-16.6 512 27.9 25.4-30.6 692 40.7 37.9-43.6 194 10.1 8.6-11.9 122 6.7 5.3- 8.4
College Graduate 2,104 256 10.9 9.4-12.5 551 25.5 23.3-27.8 952 46.9 44.3-49.5 221 10.7 9.2-12.4 124 6.1 5.0- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 702 180 27.1 23.1-31.6 206 27.9 24.0-32.1 218 32.2 28.0-36.7 56 6.3 4.6- 8.6 42 6.5 4.5- 9.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 223 20.7 17.8-23.9 304 27.4 24.2-30.8 353 35.4 31.9-39.1 98 10.3 8.2-13.0 74 6.2 4.8- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 761 97 12.1 9.5-15.4 206 27.7 23.9-31.9 320 43.7 39.3-48.2 79 9.3 7.2-11.9 59 7.2 5.3- 9.6
$35,000- 49,999 874 96 10.9 8.7-13.6 217 26.4 22.9-30.2 413 45.4 41.5-49.4 100 12.1 9.7-15.0 48 5.1 3.6- 7.1
$50,000-74,999 858 74 9.0 6.9-11.8 223 24.3 21.1-27.8 414 49.4 45.4-53.5 97 10.9 8.7-13.6 50 6.3 4.6- 8.6
$75,000+ 988 90 8.8 7.0-11.2 232 23.4 20.4-26.7 488 51.0 47.3-54.7 122 11.3 9.2-13.8 56 5.5 4.1- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,212 560 23.3 21.2-25.5 710 31.5 29.1-33.9 632 30.9 28.5-33.5 159 7.4 6.1- 8.9 151 6.9 5.7- 8.5
No 4,507 550 11.9 10.8-13.2 1,152 25.0 23.5-26.6 1,995 45.8 44.0-47.6 487 10.4 9.4-11.5 323 6.9 6.1- 7.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 13 13.3 7.0-23.7 33 35.6 24.8-48.0 29 34.7 24.2-47.0 13 11.4 6.2-20.1 7 5.0 2.1-11.4
Non-Veteran 6,637 1,104 15.5 14.5-16.6 1,832 26.9 25.6-28.3 2,600 41.2 39.8-42.7 635 9.4 8.6-10.3 466 6.9 6.2- 7.7
Currently Serving 20 0 0.0 . - . 7 34.0 14.7-60.7 8 46.9 23.5-71.7 3 11.4 3.0-34.9 2 7.7 1.7-28.6

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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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