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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-MALES 5,779 861 18.7 17.1-20.5 4,918 81.3 79.5-82.9
RACE
White 4,620 812 24.8 22.8-27.0 3,808 75.2 73.0-77.2
African American 681 4 0.9 0.2- 3.5 677 99.1 96.5-99.8
Other Minorities 458 43 9.8 6.7-14.0 415 90.2 86.0-93.3
AGE
18-24 198 66 33.4 25.7-42.1 132 66.6 57.9-74.3
25-34 546 134 22.5 18.7-26.9 412 77.5 73.1-81.3
35-44 919 195 20.4 17.4-23.7 724 79.6 76.3-82.6
45-54 1,161 190 17.2 14.5-20.2 971 82.8 79.8-85.5
55-64 1,321 152 11.5 9.5-13.8 1,169 88.5 86.2-90.5
65-74 966 89 8.7 6.9-10.9 877 91.3 89.1-93.1
75+ 645 33 5.1 3.4- 7.7 612 94.9 92.3-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 847 56 9.5 6.6-13.5 791 90.5 86.5-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,702 233 18.8 15.7-22.4 1,469 81.2 77.6-84.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,328 211 20.4 16.9-24.4 1,117 79.6 75.6-83.1
College Graduate 1,889 361 22.5 20.0-25.2 1,528 77.5 74.8-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 501 43 11.9 8.0-17.5 458 88.1 82.5-92.0
$15,000- 24,999 870 79 7.9 5.8-10.7 791 92.1 89.3-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 614 61 14.5 9.6-21.3 553 85.5 78.7-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 869 116 15.7 12.3-19.8 753 84.3 80.2-87.7
$50,000-74,999 949 158 19.7 16.0-24.0 791 80.3 76.0-84.0
$75,000+ 1,463 346 30.2 26.8-33.9 1,117 69.8 66.1-73.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,119 215 12.7 10.5-15.2 1,904 87.3 84.8-89.5
No 3,618 646 21.6 19.5-23.8 2,972 78.4 76.2-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,113 249 13.3 11.2-15.7 1,864 86.7 84.3-88.8
Non-Veteran 3,659 612 20.8 18.8-23.0 3,047 79.2 77.0-81.2

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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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