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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention

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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
-Piedmont NC 7,353 1,352 22.2 20.7-23.8 6,001 77.8 76.2-79.3
GENDER
Male 2,817 467 19.5 17.4-21.8 2,350 80.5 78.2-82.6
Female 4,536 885 24.8 22.7-27.0 3,651 75.2 73.0-77.3
RACE
White 5,875 1,278 29.2 27.3-31.1 4,597 70.8 68.9-72.7
African American 1,013 18 3.4 1.9- 6.1 995 96.6 93.9-98.1
Other Minorities 446 51 10.0 7.0-14.2 395 90.0 85.8-93.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 335 42 10.5 7.0-15.5 293 89.5 84.5-93.0
Non-Hispanic 7,002 1,308 23.4 21.8-25.1 5,694 76.6 74.9-78.2
AGE
18-24 209 89 40.5 32.5-49.1 120 59.5 50.9-67.5
25-34 725 222 26.6 22.9-30.7 503 73.4 69.3-77.1
35-44 1,203 348 26.5 23.5-29.6 855 73.5 70.4-76.5
45-54 1,480 349 22.1 19.6-24.9 1,131 77.9 75.1-80.4
55-64 1,546 215 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,331 86.6 84.3-88.6
65-74 1,208 95 7.5 5.9- 9.5 1,113 92.5 90.5-94.1
75+ 924 30 3.4 2.2- 5.2 894 96.6 94.8-97.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 925 78 9.1 6.5-12.5 847 90.9 87.5-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,026 323 22.9 19.6-26.5 1,703 77.1 73.5-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,888 371 23.6 20.6-26.8 1,517 76.4 73.2-79.4
College Graduate 2,497 580 25.9 23.5-28.4 1,917 74.1 71.6-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 681 62 12.7 8.2-19.1 619 87.3 80.9-91.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,127 120 10.2 7.8-13.3 1,007 89.8 86.7-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 713 93 15.1 10.8-20.6 620 84.9 79.4-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 982 161 19.7 16.1-24.0 821 80.3 76.0-83.9
$50,000-74,999 1,046 244 23.9 20.6-27.5 802 76.1 72.5-79.4
$75,000+ 1,831 558 35.6 32.4-39.0 1,273 64.4 61.0-67.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,530 310 16.6 14.1-19.6 2,220 83.4 80.4-85.9
No 4,787 1,041 24.6 22.7-26.5 3,746 75.4 73.5-77.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 985 129 14.3 11.4-17.8 856 85.7 82.2-88.6
Non-Veteran 6,365 1,223 23.3 21.7-25.1 5,142 76.7 74.9-78.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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