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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE MALES

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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 3,944 378 9.4 8.3-10.5 816 20.6 19.1-22.2 1,750 44.8 43.0-46.7 636 16.0 14.7-17.5 364 9.1 8.1-10.3
AGE
18-24 198 11 5.8 2.9-11.3 20 9.9 6.0-15.9 91 42.6 34.7-51.0 57 31.8 24.1-40.6 19 9.9 5.9-16.1
25-34 585 35 6.0 4.1- 8.7 105 18.9 15.1-23.3 292 49.6 44.7-54.5 103 17.4 14.0-21.4 50 8.1 5.7-11.5
35-44 770 53 6.8 5.0- 9.2 127 16.6 13.6-20.0 381 48.4 44.2-52.7 136 18.0 15.0-21.5 73 10.2 7.8-13.3
45-54 759 76 10.5 8.1-13.7 165 22.7 19.2-26.5 353 47.6 43.3-51.9 100 11.4 9.1-14.3 65 7.8 5.9-10.2
55-64 751 74 9.4 7.3-12.2 171 22.6 19.2-26.4 328 45.3 40.9-49.8 117 14.2 11.4-17.6 61 8.5 6.4-11.1
65-74 540 69 12.8 9.7-16.6 128 24.2 20.2-28.9 192 35.3 30.7-40.2 85 15.7 12.5-19.6 66 12.0 9.1-15.5
75+ 332 57 17.7 13.3-23.0 98 28.5 23.0-34.7 111 34.4 28.6-40.7 38 11.6 7.9-16.8 28 7.8 5.1-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 480 76 15.4 12.0-19.6 113 20.8 16.8-25.4 167 36.3 31.1-42.0 77 17.2 13.2-22.0 47 10.3 7.4-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,086 104 9.5 7.6-11.8 213 19.8 17.1-22.8 466 43.5 40.0-47.1 190 17.0 14.5-19.9 113 10.2 8.2-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 977 81 7.9 6.2-10.1 200 21.1 18.1-24.4 432 43.5 39.8-47.2 162 17.0 14.2-20.2 102 10.5 8.4-13.0
College Graduate 1,395 117 8.3 6.6-10.3 289 20.9 18.4-23.6 683 49.7 46.5-52.8 206 14.2 12.2-16.5 100 6.9 5.5- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 50 18.7 13.7-25.0 63 21.1 15.8-27.6 105 39.6 32.3-47.3 33 12.4 7.6-19.6 24 8.2 4.9-13.6
$15,000- 24,999 458 44 9.4 6.5-13.2 112 23.2 19.0-28.2 186 39.8 34.5-45.3 75 19.0 14.6-24.3 41 8.6 6.0-12.2
$25,000- 34,999 483 38 8.7 6.2-12.2 89 16.9 13.4-21.0 213 44.8 39.6-50.2 98 20.6 16.6-25.3 45 8.9 6.3-12.5
$35,000- 49,999 631 50 7.7 5.6-10.6 122 21.5 17.7-25.8 315 48.0 43.4-52.7 99 15.2 12.2-19.0 45 7.5 5.4-10.4
$50,000-74,999 623 45 6.4 4.6- 8.9 101 16.8 13.6-20.5 305 49.4 44.8-54.1 120 18.4 15.1-22.2 52 9.0 6.7-11.9
$75,000+ 764 35 4.4 3.0- 6.3 145 19.0 15.9-22.5 384 51.4 47.2-55.6 133 15.9 13.2-19.0 67 9.4 7.1-12.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,179 175 14.5 12.3-17.0 295 24.6 21.7-27.7 430 36.9 33.7-40.4 160 14.0 11.6-16.7 119 10.0 8.2-12.2
No 2,734 200 7.3 6.2- 8.6 514 19.1 17.3-20.9 1,308 48.0 45.8-50.3 473 16.9 15.3-18.7 239 8.6 7.4-10.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,365 149 11.2 9.3-13.3 335 24.2 21.6-27.0 539 39.8 36.8-43.0 205 15.2 13.0-17.6 137 9.7 8.0-11.6
Non-Veteran 2,493 224 8.6 7.4-10.0 467 18.9 17.1-20.9 1,165 47.1 44.7-49.5 417 16.5 14.8-18.4 220 8.9 7.6-10.4
Currently Serving 84 5 6.4 2.4-15.7 13 19.3 10.7-32.2 46 51.7 39.6-63.6 13 15.3 8.7-25.6 7 7.4 3.2-16.2

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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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