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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,620 812 24.8 22.8-27.0 3,808 75.2 73.0-77.2
AGE
18-24 118 59 52.6 41.7-63.3 59 47.4 36.7-58.3
25-34 373 123 34.4 28.8-40.4 250 65.6 59.6-71.2
35-44 682 180 26.9 23.1-31.0 502 73.1 69.0-76.9
45-54 915 183 21.8 18.5-25.5 732 78.2 74.5-81.5
55-64 1,107 147 14.0 11.6-16.8 960 86.0 83.2-88.4
65-74 842 88 10.4 8.2-13.0 754 89.6 87.0-91.8
75+ 568 30 5.3 3.5- 8.1 538 94.7 91.9-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 537 44 16.1 10.8-23.5 493 83.9 76.5-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,316 219 26.3 22.1-30.9 1,097 73.7 69.1-77.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,097 205 26.0 21.6-30.9 892 74.0 69.1-78.4
College Graduate 1,664 344 25.5 22.7-28.5 1,320 74.5 71.5-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 37 21.7 14.7-30.7 279 78.3 69.3-85.3
$15,000- 24,999 603 69 13.9 10.0-18.8 534 86.1 81.2-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 460 54 18.8 12.2-28.0 406 81.2 72.0-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 703 115 20.9 16.6-26.0 588 79.1 74.0-83.4
$50,000-74,999 830 153 23.2 18.8-28.2 677 76.8 71.8-81.2
$75,000+ 1,309 331 33.5 29.7-37.5 978 66.5 62.5-70.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,691 203 16.6 13.8-19.8 1,488 83.4 80.2-86.2
No 2,907 609 28.6 26.0-31.4 2,298 71.4 68.6-74.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,798 240 16.3 13.8-19.3 1,558 83.7 80.7-86.2
Non-Veteran 2,818 572 28.4 25.8-31.2 2,246 71.6 68.8-74.2

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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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