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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 147 7 5.0 2.1-11.3 11 7.9 4.1-14.8 91 68.7 59.1-77.0 29 13.6 8.4-21.1 9 4.8 2.2-10.2
25-34 579 21 3.4 2.0- 5.6 116 18.6 15.0-22.9 340 61.2 56.2-66.0 80 13.3 10.3-17.0 22 3.5 1.9- 6.2
35-44 1,020 38 4.0 2.7- 5.8 193 19.6 16.8-22.8 594 58.3 54.6-62.0 137 12.7 10.4-15.3 58 5.5 4.0- 7.3
45-54 1,361 84 6.3 4.9- 8.1 319 23.4 20.7-26.3 727 55.2 51.9-58.5 176 11.4 9.6-13.4 55 3.7 2.7- 5.1
55-64 1,565 157 10.3 8.4-12.6 474 31.7 28.9-34.6 754 47.8 44.8-50.9 125 7.2 5.8- 8.8 55 3.0 2.1- 4.2
65-74 1,356 216 16.4 14.0-19.0 442 32.6 29.6-35.7 545 40.7 37.5-43.9 91 6.0 4.7- 7.8 62 4.4 3.2- 5.9
75+ 1,076 265 23.9 20.8-27.3 355 33.7 30.2-37.4 336 31.0 27.7-34.6 66 6.5 4.9- 8.5 54 4.8 3.5- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 765 200 22.8 19.1-27.1 193 24.2 19.9-29.1 280 39.7 34.7-45.0 50 7.6 5.2-11.1 42 5.6 3.1- 9.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,038 256 9.5 8.0-11.3 517 21.3 18.9-24.0 973 54.6 51.1-58.2 190 9.3 7.5-11.4 102 5.3 3.9- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,090 202 8.3 6.8-10.1 588 25.3 22.8-27.9 964 49.7 46.5-52.9 237 12.3 10.2-14.8 99 4.4 3.4- 5.7
College Graduate 2,246 132 4.7 3.7- 6.0 624 24.3 22.1-26.7 1,188 58.0 55.2-60.8 229 10.4 8.8-12.1 73 2.6 1.9- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 746 164 20.8 16.9-25.3 204 22.8 19.0-27.2 269 40.5 34.0-47.4 57 7.5 5.4-10.3 52 8.3 5.2-13.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,043 172 14.6 11.5-18.3 286 23.0 19.4-27.0 441 45.5 40.5-50.5 89 11.6 8.1-16.4 55 5.4 3.4- 8.5
$25,000- 34,999 723 78 8.2 6.2-10.7 205 26.6 22.4-31.2 343 53.2 48.3-58.0 69 9.1 6.7-12.2 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 102 9.2 6.9-12.1 272 22.9 19.8-26.4 488 53.5 49.0-58.0 108 11.1 8.5-14.3 40 3.3 2.2- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 1,026 61 4.9 3.6- 6.7 241 22.3 19.2-25.8 566 55.0 50.8-59.1 109 11.8 9.2-14.9 49 6.0 4.3- 8.3
$75,000+ 1,498 47 2.7 1.9- 3.8 377 22.3 19.7-25.2 836 60.8 57.4-64.2 193 11.7 9.8-13.8 45 2.5 1.7- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,686 477 15.4 13.6-17.4 805 27.5 25.1-29.9 1,060 44.2 41.2-47.2 206 7.7 6.5- 9.2 138 5.2 4.1- 6.7
No 4,434 310 5.5 4.7- 6.4 1,115 22.0 20.4-23.7 2,332 57.2 55.1-59.3 499 11.6 10.3-13.1 178 3.7 2.9- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 12 6.1 3.0-12.3 33 28.8 19.5-40.3 67 47.1 36.9-57.6 19 12.7 7.6-20.5 6 5.2 2.0-12.9
Non-Veteran 7,016 782 8.8 7.9- 9.7 1,892 23.6 22.3-25.0 3,341 53.1 51.3-54.9 690 10.4 9.3-11.5 311 4.1 3.5- 4.9

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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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