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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 11,508 1,210 6.6 6.1- 7.3 10,298 93.4 92.7-93.9
-Piedmont NC 6,428 656 6.5 5.8- 7.4 5,772 93.5 92.6-94.2
GENDER
Male 2,457 303 6.8 5.7- 8.1 2,154 93.2 91.9-94.3
Female 3,971 353 6.3 5.2- 7.5 3,618 93.7 92.5-94.8
RACE
White 4,904 640 9.3 8.1-10.5 4,264 90.7 89.5-91.9
African American 1,077 *** *** *** 1,071 99.8 99.4-99.9
Other minorities 397 *** *** *** 389 99.1 97.7-99.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 314 *** *** *** 306 98.7 97.1-99.5
Non-Hispanic 6,095 647 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,448 93.0 92.0-93.8
AGE
18-34 793 *** *** *** 788 99.4 98.3-99.8
35-54 2,143 93 4.2 3.0- 5.8 2,050 95.8 94.2-97.0
55-64 1,317 135 11.9 9.2-15.1 1,182 88.1 84.9-90.8
65-74 1,157 202 16.4 13.6-19.7 955 83.6 80.3-86.4
75+ 933 216 21.4 17.7-25.7 717 78.6 74.3-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 75 5.5 3.9- 7.6 658 94.5 92.4-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 174 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,568 94.2 92.7-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,538 135 7.2 5.4- 9.5 1,403 92.8 90.5-94.6
College Graduate 2,392 270 7.1 6.0- 8.4 2,122 92.9 91.6-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 651 56 4.6 3.1- 6.8 595 95.4 93.2-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,054 99 4.1 3.0- 5.5 955 95.9 94.5-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 579 55 4.0 2.7- 6.0 524 96.0 94.0-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 753 79 8.3 5.8-11.6 674 91.7 88.4-94.2
$50,000+ 2,255 231 8.1 6.5-10.0 2,024 91.9 90.0-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 242 8.7 7.2-10.5 1,509 91.3 89.5-92.8
No 4,359 377 6.0 5.0- 7.1 3,982 94.0 92.9-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 806 169 16.5 13.1-20.6 637 83.5 79.4-86.9
Non-Veteran 5,619 487 5.4 4.6- 6.2 5,132 94.6 93.8-95.4

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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).

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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