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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had skin cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,508 1,210 6.6 6.1- 7.3 10,298 93.4 92.7-93.9
GENDER
Male 4,294 525 6.7 5.9- 7.6 3,769 93.3 92.4-94.1
Female 7,214 685 6.6 5.8- 7.4 6,529 93.4 92.6-94.2
RACE
White 8,780 1,176 9.2 8.4-10.1 7,604 90.8 89.9-91.6
African American 1,822 *** *** *** 1,813 99.8 99.6-99.9
Native American 269 12 2.3 1.1- 4.6 257 97.7 95.4-98.9
Other Minorities 553 *** *** *** 543 99.2 98.1-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 526 12 1.1 0.5- 2.2 514 98.9 97.8-99.5
-English Speaking 233 *** *** *** 223 98.0 95.9-99.0
-Spanish Speaking 293 *** *** *** 291 99.4 97.4-99.9
Non-Hispanic 10,947 1,194 7.1 6.5- 7.7 9,753 92.9 92.3-93.5
AGE
18-34 1,427 *** *** *** 1,418 99.5 98.8-99.8
35-44 1,554 50 2.9 1.7- 4.8 1,504 97.1 95.2-98.3
45-54 2,086 105 4.9 3.8- 6.5 1,981 95.1 93.5-96.2
55-64 2,473 265 11.0 9.2-13.1 2,208 89.0 86.9-90.8
65-74 2,118 365 16.8 14.6-19.1 1,753 83.2 80.9-85.4
75+ 1,712 407 22.7 19.9-25.7 1,305 77.3 74.3-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,451 138 5.3 4.1- 6.7 1,313 94.7 93.3-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,305 340 6.2 5.3- 7.3 2,965 93.8 92.7-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,895 288 7.0 5.8- 8.5 2,607 93.0 91.5-94.2
College Graduate 3,827 442 7.6 6.7- 8.7 3,385 92.4 91.3-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,375 124 5.5 4.1- 7.4 1,251 94.5 92.6-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,950 182 4.7 3.8- 5.9 1,768 95.3 94.1-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,117 127 5.2 4.0- 6.6 990 94.8 93.4-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,413 153 7.7 6.0- 9.8 1,260 92.3 90.2-94.0
$50,000-74,999 1,345 144 8.8 6.7-11.3 1,201 91.2 88.7-93.3
$75,000+ 2,265 238 7.7 6.2- 9.4 2,027 92.3 90.6-93.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,409 474 9.3 8.2-10.6 2,935 90.7 89.4-91.8
No 7,548 679 5.8 5.2- 6.6 6,869 94.2 93.4-94.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,586 298 14.1 11.9-16.5 1,288 85.9 83.5-88.1
Non-Veteran 9,917 912 5.6 5.0- 6.2 9,005 94.4 93.8-95.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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