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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,064 785 20.4 18.9-21.9 3,279 79.6 78.1-81.1
AGE
18-24 199 85 44.8 36.6-53.3 114 55.2 46.7-63.4
25-34 599 190 34.0 29.5-38.7 409 66.0 61.3-70.5
35-44 785 198 24.8 21.3-28.5 587 75.2 71.5-78.7
45-54 790 146 18.7 15.7-22.2 644 81.3 77.8-84.3
55-64 776 101 12.0 9.5-15.0 675 88.0 85.0-90.5
65-74 557 52 9.7 7.2-13.0 505 90.3 87.0-92.8
75+ 349 13 3.3 1.7- 6.3 336 96.7 93.7-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 48 11.8 8.5-16.1 455 88.2 83.9-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,115 203 19.0 16.3-22.0 912 81.0 78.0-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,000 206 22.2 19.1-25.5 794 77.8 74.5-80.9
College Graduate 1,440 327 23.1 20.6-25.8 1,113 76.9 74.2-79.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 25 7.8 4.6-13.0 263 92.2 87.0-95.4
$15,000- 24,999 474 74 16.4 12.6-21.2 400 83.6 78.8-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 491 84 18.2 14.4-22.9 407 81.8 77.1-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 648 137 22.2 18.5-26.4 511 77.8 73.6-81.5
$50,000-74,999 643 151 24.2 20.5-28.3 492 75.8 71.7-79.5
$75,000+ 787 186 24.3 20.9-28.0 601 75.7 72.0-79.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 171 15.0 12.7-17.7 1,046 85.0 82.3-87.3
No 2,812 611 22.7 20.8-24.6 2,201 77.3 75.4-79.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,417 198 13.5 11.6-15.7 1,219 86.5 84.3-88.4
Non-Veteran 2,559 556 23.4 21.4-25.5 2,003 76.6 74.5-78.6
Currently Serving 86 30 33.7 23.6-45.5 56 66.3 54.5-76.4

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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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