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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
-Pitt County 372 76 18.6 14.7-23.3 296 81.4 76.7-85.3
GENDER
Male 150 28 15.6 10.6-22.5 122 84.4 77.5-89.4
Female 222 48 22.0 16.6-28.7 174 78.0 71.3-83.4
RACE
White 249 71 28.3 22.6-34.9 178 71.7 65.1-77.4
Other 121 5 2.9 1.0- 8.2 116 97.1 91.8-99.0
AGE
18-44 184 56 27.0 20.7-34.4 128 73.0 65.6-79.3
45+ 187 20 9.0 5.6-14.3 167 91.0 85.7-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 16 9.0 5.2-15.1 127 91.0 84.9-94.8
Some College + 229 60 26.0 20.2-32.7 169 74.0 67.3-79.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 34 14.6 10.1-20.6 164 85.4 79.4-89.9
$50,000+ 111 26 23.5 16.0-33.1 85 76.5 66.9-84.0

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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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