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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-FEMALES

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Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,939 1,826 10.5 9.8-11.2 3,614 22.0 21.0-23.1 7,116 50.4 49.2-51.7 1,629 12.1 11.3-13.0 754 4.9 4.4- 5.5
-FEMALES 9,302 1,440 14.5 13.5-15.6 2,586 25.7 24.5-27.1 4,074 47.1 45.5-48.6 796 8.8 8.0- 9.7 406 3.9 3.4- 4.4
RACE
White 7,153 794 8.7 7.9- 9.6 1,925 23.7 22.4-25.1 3,408 53.0 51.2-54.7 709 10.4 9.4-11.5 317 4.2 3.5- 4.9
African American 1,538 520 32.7 29.6-36.1 473 31.0 27.8-34.4 442 30.0 26.8-33.5 52 3.8 2.5- 5.6 51 2.5 1.6- 3.7
Other Minorities 577 120 24.2 18.7-30.7 182 30.7 25.3-36.7 210 34.9 29.2-41.1 32 6.0 3.5-10.4 33 4.1 2.5- 6.6
AGE
18-24 264 34 12.2 8.0-18.4 35 13.6 9.1-19.7 148 59.0 51.1-66.5 37 11.6 7.6-17.4 10 3.6 1.7- 7.3
25-34 901 105 11.1 8.9-13.7 227 24.7 21.2-28.5 440 51.2 47.0-55.3 97 10.3 8.1-13.0 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6
35-44 1,426 167 12.4 10.2-14.9 327 23.7 20.9-26.6 706 49.0 45.8-52.3 152 9.9 8.2-11.9 74 5.0 3.8- 6.5
45-54 1,795 212 13.0 10.9-15.4 442 24.5 22.1-27.2 873 49.2 46.3-52.2 194 9.4 8.0-11.1 74 3.8 2.8- 5.1
55-64 1,924 265 14.2 12.2-16.5 577 31.0 28.5-33.7 870 44.6 41.8-47.4 139 6.7 5.5- 8.2 73 3.5 2.6- 4.6
65-74 1,654 312 19.7 17.4-22.3 545 33.2 30.4-36.1 620 37.4 34.6-40.3 99 5.4 4.3- 6.9 78 4.2 3.2- 5.5
75+ 1,265 335 27.5 24.3-30.9 403 32.1 28.8-35.5 392 30.3 27.2-33.6 73 5.7 4.3- 7.4 62 4.4 3.3- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,253 380 29.2 25.5-33.2 335 26.7 23.1-30.5 409 33.3 29.4-37.5 67 6.5 4.4- 9.6 62 4.3 2.8- 6.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,697 472 16.7 14.5-19.1 706 24.3 21.8-26.9 1,168 46.4 43.2-49.6 217 7.7 6.4- 9.3 134 4.9 3.8- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,624 343 12.5 10.8-14.3 752 26.6 24.3-29.1 1,152 46.6 43.7-49.4 261 10.5 8.8-12.6 116 3.8 3.0- 4.8
College Graduate 2,708 239 8.2 6.9- 9.7 788 25.9 23.8-28.2 1,341 54.1 51.4-56.7 248 9.1 7.8-10.6 92 2.7 2.1- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,173 344 32.7 28.0-37.7 318 23.2 19.9-26.8 365 30.5 25.8-35.6 75 7.5 5.0-11.0 71 6.2 4.1- 9.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,550 336 22.2 19.0-25.8 428 26.0 22.6-29.7 603 39.4 35.6-43.4 105 7.9 5.7-10.9 78 4.5 3.1- 6.4
$25,000- 34,999 989 147 14.6 11.9-17.7 284 27.4 23.5-31.7 436 47.0 42.6-51.5 81 8.1 5.8-11.2 41 2.9 2.0- 4.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,246 154 12.3 9.9-15.1 365 27.4 24.0-31.0 564 48.2 44.1-52.3 118 9.2 7.2-11.8 45 2.9 2.0- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 1,233 102 7.3 5.7- 9.3 317 25.1 22.1-28.4 639 51.9 48.1-55.6 119 10.4 8.3-13.0 56 5.3 3.9- 7.2
$75,000+ 1,682 89 5.4 4.1- 7.0 438 23.7 21.1-26.5 903 57.6 54.3-60.9 202 10.7 9.1-12.7 50 2.5 1.8- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,510 742 20.6 18.5-22.8 1,056 27.7 25.7-29.9 1,288 39.9 37.3-42.5 238 6.9 5.9- 8.1 186 4.9 4.0- 6.1
No 5,738 681 11.6 10.5-12.8 1,518 24.9 23.3-26.5 2,767 50.5 48.6-52.5 554 9.6 8.5-10.9 218 3.4 2.8- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 28 14.0 8.2-22.9 49 27.6 19.8-37.1 94 44.9 35.9-54.3 22 8.9 5.5-14.1 10 4.6 2.2- 9.3
Non-Veteran 9,099 1,412 14.5 13.5-15.6 2,537 25.7 24.4-27.0 3,980 47.1 45.6-48.7 774 8.8 7.9- 9.7 396 3.8 3.3- 4.4

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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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