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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,951 290 9.8 8.5-11.3 1,661 90.2 88.7-91.5
GENDER
Male 744 114 9.1 7.2-11.5 630 90.9 88.5-92.8
Female 1,207 176 10.5 8.7-12.5 1,031 89.5 87.5-91.3
RACE
White 1,791 279 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,512 89.4 87.7-90.9
Other minorities 148 *** *** *** 138 97.5 94.7-98.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,897 286 10.2 8.8-11.8 1,611 89.8 88.2-91.2
AGE
18-34 164 *** *** *** 162 99.4 97.7-99.9
35-54 553 35 5.1 3.3- 7.7 518 94.9 92.3-96.7
55-64 465 69 12.3 9.3-16.0 396 87.7 84.0-90.7
65-74 421 87 20.9 16.6-26.0 334 79.1 74.0-83.4
75+ 331 95 30.4 24.8-36.8 236 69.6 63.2-75.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 39 10.2 6.6-15.2 240 89.8 84.8-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 584 83 8.1 6.2-10.5 501 91.9 89.5-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 514 81 10.1 7.7-13.0 433 89.9 87.0-92.3
College Graduate 572 87 11.4 8.8-14.7 485 88.6 85.3-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 291 41 9.2 5.7-14.7 250 90.8 85.3-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 375 52 8.3 5.9-11.6 323 91.7 88.4-94.1
$25,000- 34,999 236 42 11.9 8.3-16.8 194 88.1 83.2-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 232 36 10.9 7.3-15.9 196 89.1 84.1-92.7
$50,000+ 471 67 10.3 7.7-13.7 404 89.7 86.3-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 689 120 13.0 10.3-16.4 569 87.0 83.6-89.7
No 1,180 159 8.5 7.0-10.3 1,021 91.5 89.7-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 56 17.2 12.8-22.8 219 82.8 77.2-87.2
Non-Veteran 1,676 234 8.9 7.5-10.5 1,442 91.1 89.5-92.5

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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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