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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 585 126 20.3 16.8-24.2 459 79.7 75.8-83.2
GENDER
Male 229 42 18.4 13.4-24.8 187 81.6 75.2-86.6
Female 356 84 22.2 17.8-27.3 272 77.8 72.7-82.2
RACE
White 427 118 27.0 22.5-32.0 309 73.0 68.0-77.5
Other 153 8 6.8 3.1-14.7 145 93.2 85.3-96.9
AGE
18-44 320 93 25.7 20.7-31.5 227 74.3 68.5-79.3
45+ 259 32 12.8 8.8-18.2 227 87.2 81.8-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 15 10.2 5.5-18.3 135 89.8 81.7-94.5
Some College + 433 111 24.4 20.1-29.2 322 75.6 70.8-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 39 17.9 12.4-25.3 171 82.1 74.7-87.6
$50,000+ 244 63 23.7 18.4-29.9 181 76.3 70.1-81.6

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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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