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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Excess Sun Exposure-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,039 1,314 20.2 19.0-21.4 5,725 79.8 78.6-81.0
AGE
18-24 314 136 43.1 36.4-50.0 178 56.9 50.0-63.6
25-34 966 365 36.3 32.8-40.0 601 63.7 60.0-67.2
35-44 1,231 404 32.7 29.6-36.1 827 67.3 63.9-70.4
45-54 1,322 255 19.8 17.3-22.6 1,067 80.2 77.4-82.7
55-64 1,230 105 7.8 6.2- 9.6 1,125 92.2 90.4-93.8
65-74 1,040 31 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,009 97.5 96.3-98.3
75+ 902 12 1.8 0.8- 4.1 890 98.2 95.9-99.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 70 9.9 7.5-12.8 842 90.1 87.2-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,082 308 16.6 14.7-18.8 1,774 83.4 81.2-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,870 390 22.6 20.2-25.2 1,480 77.4 74.8-79.8
College Graduate 2,167 545 25.1 22.9-27.3 1,622 74.9 72.7-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 742 81 11.7 9.1-15.0 661 88.3 85.0-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,099 141 15.4 12.7-18.6 958 84.6 81.4-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 781 171 23.7 20.1-27.7 610 76.3 72.3-79.9
$35,000- 49,999 909 219 24.3 21.1-27.8 690 75.7 72.2-78.9
$50,000-74,999 877 225 26.0 22.6-29.7 652 74.0 70.3-77.4
$75,000+ 1,005 281 26.6 23.5-30.0 724 73.4 70.0-76.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,319 294 14.2 12.5-16.2 2,025 85.8 83.8-87.5
No 4,578 1,004 23.3 21.8-24.8 3,574 76.7 75.2-78.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 24 21.5 13.8-32.1 75 78.5 67.9-86.2
Non-Veteran 6,916 1,280 20.1 18.9-21.3 5,636 79.9 78.7-81.1
Currently Serving 20 10 42.7 20.9-67.8 10 57.3 32.2-79.1

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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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