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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 681 4 0.9 0.2- 3.5 677 99.1 96.5-99.8
AGE
18-24 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
25-34 66 0 0.0 . - . 66 100 . - .
35-44 126 0 0.0 . - . 126 100 . - .
45-54 170 2 3.1 0.5-16.8 168 96.9 83.2-99.5
55-64 141 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 140 99.4 95.9-99.9
65-74 87 0 0.0 . - . 87 100 . - .
75+ 58 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 57 97.8 85.8-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 0 0.0 . - . 116 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 273 4 1.9 0.5- 7.8 269 98.1 92.2-99.5
Some Post-H.S. 164 0 0.0 . - . 164 100 . - .
College Graduate 126 0 0.0 . - . 126 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 97 99.3 95.3-99.9
$15,000- 24,999 124 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 123 99.3 95.3-99.9
$25,000- 34,999 84 0 0.0 . - . 84 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 126 1 3.4 0.5-20.2 125 96.6 79.8-99.5
$50,000-74,999 87 0 0.0 . - . 87 100 . - .
$75,000+ 96 0 0.0 . - . 96 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 282 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 280 99.7 98.6-99.9
No 390 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 388 98.8 94.2-99.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 0 0.0 . - . 234 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 447 4 1.2 0.3- 5.0 443 98.8 95.0-99.7

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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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