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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,292 2,624 21.6 20.6-22.8 12,668 78.4 77.2-79.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,254 26 2.3 1.3- 3.9 2,228 97.7 96.1-98.7
GENDER
Males 681 4 0.9 0.2- 3.5 677 99.1 96.5-99.8
Females 1,573 22 3.5 1.9- 6.1 1,551 96.5 93.9-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 2 9.2 1.9-34.1 22 90.8 65.9-98.1
Non-Hispanic 2,218 24 2.2 1.3- 3.8 2,194 97.8 96.2-98.7
AGE
18-24 78 2 4.7 1.2-17.3 76 95.3 82.7-98.8
25-34 256 4 3.8 1.4- 9.9 252 96.2 90.1-98.6
35-44 386 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 382 98.9 96.7-99.6
45-54 507 10 2.8 1.0- 7.7 497 97.2 92.3-99.0
55-64 435 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9 431 98.9 97.1-99.6
65-74 344 0 0.0 . - . 344 100 . - .
75+ 228 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 227 99.2 94.7-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 412 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 411 99.8 98.8- 100
H.S. or G.E.D. 785 9 1.7 0.6- 4.3 776 98.3 95.7-99.4
Some Post-H.S. 564 5 2.4 0.8- 6.6 559 97.6 93.4-99.2
College Graduate 489 11 4.4 1.9-10.0 478 95.6 90.0-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 414 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 411 99.4 98.1-99.8
$15,000- 24,999 483 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2 478 98.8 96.8-99.6
$25,000- 34,999 283 0 0.0 . - . 283 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 309 4 2.4 0.5-10.4 305 97.6 89.6-99.5
$50,000-74,999 245 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 244 98.9 92.5-99.8
$75,000+ 233 12 10.3 5.2-19.5 221 89.7 80.5-94.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 908 9 1.2 0.5- 2.8 899 98.8 97.2-99.5
No 1,323 17 2.9 1.5- 5.3 1,306 97.1 94.7-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 282 98.2 92.3-99.6
Non-Veteran 1,970 24 2.4 1.3- 4.2 1,946 97.6 95.8-98.7

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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