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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,321 1,670 31.4 29.7-33.3 5,651 68.6 66.7-70.3
AGE
18-24 147 97 66.2 56.0-75.2 50 33.8 24.8-44.0
25-34 582 263 44.5 39.5-49.5 319 55.5 50.5-60.5
35-44 1,024 445 43.4 39.7-47.2 579 56.6 52.8-60.3
45-54 1,377 437 31.2 28.3-34.2 940 68.8 65.8-71.7
55-64 1,594 265 17.4 15.2-19.9 1,329 82.6 80.1-84.8
65-74 1,402 131 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,271 90.6 88.6-92.3
75+ 1,144 28 2.9 1.9- 4.5 1,116 97.1 95.5-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 801 83 18.4 14.2-23.6 718 81.6 76.4-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,089 380 29.8 26.0-34.0 1,709 70.2 66.0-74.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,136 528 32.3 29.2-35.6 1,608 67.7 64.4-70.8
College Graduate 2,280 678 35.4 32.6-38.4 1,602 64.6 61.6-67.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 777 83 18.7 12.5-27.1 694 81.3 72.9-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,068 140 18.6 14.6-23.5 928 81.4 76.5-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 735 127 22.5 18.3-27.4 608 77.5 72.6-81.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,023 251 30.9 26.7-35.5 772 69.1 64.5-73.3
$50,000-74,999 1,041 333 39.8 35.6-44.1 708 60.2 55.9-64.4
$75,000+ 1,508 556 41.9 38.1-45.7 952 58.1 54.3-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,770 415 22.1 19.2-25.2 2,355 77.9 74.8-80.8
No 4,518 1,253 36.0 33.8-38.3 3,265 64.0 61.7-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 39 32.9 23.6-43.7 100 67.1 56.3-76.4
Non-Veteran 7,182 1,631 31.4 29.6-33.3 5,551 68.6 66.7-70.4

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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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