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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-FEMALES 9,513 1,763 24.4 22.9-25.9 7,750 75.6 74.1-77.1
RACE
White 7,321 1,670 31.4 29.7-33.3 5,651 68.6 66.7-70.3
African American 1,573 22 3.5 1.9- 6.1 1,551 96.5 93.9-98.1
Other Minorities 584 65 10.5 7.7-14.1 519 89.5 85.9-92.3
AGE
18-24 265 115 46.6 38.7-54.7 150 53.4 45.3-61.3
25-34 907 281 31.4 27.7-35.3 626 68.6 64.7-72.3
35-44 1,434 475 32.8 29.8-35.8 959 67.2 64.2-70.2
45-54 1,817 452 24.1 21.8-26.6 1,365 75.9 73.4-78.2
55-64 1,960 271 14.1 12.2-16.1 1,689 85.9 83.9-87.8
65-74 1,706 134 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,572 92.3 90.6-93.7
75+ 1,348 30 2.4 1.6- 3.7 1,318 97.6 96.3-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,308 98 11.2 8.7-14.3 1,210 88.8 85.7-91.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,758 400 22.2 19.2-25.5 2,358 77.8 74.5-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,677 554 26.2 23.6-28.9 2,123 73.8 71.1-76.4
College Graduate 2,749 710 30.4 27.8-33.0 2,039 69.6 67.0-72.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,217 95 11.4 7.7-16.4 1,122 88.6 83.6-92.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,580 161 13.0 10.4-16.2 1,419 87.0 83.8-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 138 15.5 12.6-19.1 866 84.5 80.9-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,265 267 25.6 22.1-29.5 998 74.4 70.5-77.9
$50,000-74,999 1,249 343 33.5 29.9-37.4 906 66.5 62.6-70.1
$75,000+ 1,694 573 38.5 35.0-42.2 1,121 61.5 57.8-65.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,620 441 17.1 14.8-19.6 3,179 82.9 80.4-85.2
No 5,838 1,319 27.9 26.1-29.8 4,519 72.1 70.2-73.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 43 24.7 17.1-34.3 162 75.3 65.7-82.9
Non-Veteran 9,308 1,720 24.4 22.9-25.9 7,588 75.6 74.1-77.1

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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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