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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,573 22 3.5 1.9- 6.1 1,551 96.5 93.9-98.1
AGE
18-24 49 2 10.8 2.8-34.0 47 89.2 66.0-97.2
25-34 190 4 6.5 2.5-16.1 186 93.5 83.9-97.5
35-44 260 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 256 97.8 93.6-99.3
45-54 337 8 2.5 1.1- 5.8 329 97.5 94.2-98.9
55-64 294 3 1.5 0.5- 4.7 291 98.5 95.3-99.5
65-74 257 0 0.0 . - . 257 100 . - .
75+ 170 0 0.0 . - . 170 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 295 99.7 98.0- 100
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6 507 98.6 96.4-99.5
Some Post-H.S. 400 5 4.1 1.4-10.9 395 95.9 89.1-98.6
College Graduate 363 11 7.4 3.2-16.1 352 92.6 83.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 314 99.5 97.9-99.9
$15,000- 24,999 359 4 1.5 0.5- 4.9 355 98.5 95.1-99.5
$25,000- 34,999 199 0 0.0 . - . 199 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 183 3 1.1 0.3- 4.1 180 98.9 95.9-99.7
$50,000-74,999 158 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 157 97.7 85.5-99.7
$75,000+ 137 12 20.7 10.9-35.8 125 79.3 64.2-89.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 626 7 2.0 0.8- 5.1 619 98.0 94.9-99.2
No 933 15 4.2 2.1- 8.2 918 95.8 91.8-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 2 13.7 3.3-42.8 48 86.3 57.2-96.7
Non-Veteran 1,523 20 3.1 1.6- 5.7 1,503 96.9 94.3-98.4

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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