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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Excess Sun Exposure-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,186 1,130 28.6 27.0-30.4 3,056 71.4 69.6-73.0
AGE
18-24 205 102 52.7 44.5-60.8 103 47.3 39.2-55.5
25-34 614 293 48.9 44.1-53.7 321 51.1 46.3-55.9
35-44 811 311 37.9 34.0-41.9 500 62.1 58.1-66.0
45-54 807 225 29.2 25.5-33.2 582 70.8 66.8-74.5
55-64 797 130 16.7 13.6-20.3 667 83.3 79.7-86.4
65-74 572 52 9.1 6.7-12.3 520 90.9 87.7-93.3
75+ 370 15 3.9 2.3- 6.8 355 96.1 93.2-97.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 536 83 15.6 12.3-19.6 453 84.4 80.4-87.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,158 288 26.1 23.1-29.3 870 73.9 70.7-76.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,030 304 32.1 28.7-35.7 726 67.9 64.3-71.3
College Graduate 1,456 455 33.0 30.1-36.0 1,001 67.0 64.0-69.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 48 16.5 11.4-23.3 257 83.5 76.7-88.6
$15,000- 24,999 492 124 25.9 21.4-30.9 368 74.1 69.1-78.6
$25,000- 34,999 501 124 27.9 23.4-32.9 377 72.1 67.1-76.6
$35,000- 49,999 662 176 27.2 23.4-31.5 486 72.8 68.5-76.6
$50,000-74,999 659 214 32.2 28.2-36.6 445 67.8 63.4-71.8
$75,000+ 798 292 37.6 33.6-41.7 506 62.4 58.3-66.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,231 260 21.7 19.1-24.6 971 78.3 75.4-80.9
No 2,804 837 31.8 29.7-34.0 1,967 68.2 66.0-70.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,459 252 18.6 16.2-21.1 1,207 81.4 78.9-83.8
Non-Veteran 2,628 839 33.3 31.1-35.5 1,789 66.7 64.5-68.9
Currently Serving 87 35 43.1 31.8-55.2 52 56.9 44.8-68.2

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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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