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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 441 79 17.0 13.5-21.2 362 83.0 78.8-86.5
GENDER
Male 154 20 11.5 7.2-17.8 134 88.5 82.2-92.8
Female 287 59 21.9 17.0-27.7 228 78.1 72.3-83.0
RACE
White 368 76 20.1 16.0-24.9 292 79.9 75.1-84.0
Other 71 3 4.8 1.2-17.0 68 95.2 83.0-98.8
AGE
18-44 173 49 24.3 18.2-31.7 124 75.7 68.3-81.8
45+ 267 30 11.2 7.7-16.1 237 88.8 83.9-92.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 33 13.3 9.2-18.9 204 86.7 81.1-90.8
Some College + 204 46 21.7 16.2-28.4 158 78.3 71.6-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 34 12.2 8.4-17.3 220 87.8 82.7-91.6
$50,000+ 103 35 29.6 21.4-39.4 68 70.4 60.6-78.6

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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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