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2013 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 8,840 905 7.0 6.4- 7.6 7,935 93.0 92.4-93.6
-Western NC 999 134 9.2 7.3-11.4 865 90.8 88.6-92.7
GENDER
Male 395 58 10.1 7.2-13.8 337 89.9 86.2-92.8
Female 604 76 8.3 6.1-11.2 528 91.7 88.8-93.9
RACE
White 882 132 10.2 8.1-12.7 750 89.8 87.3-91.9
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 265 16 3.5 1.9- 6.2 249 96.5 93.8-98.1
55-64 215 19 7.0 4.0-12.1 196 93.0 87.9-96.0
65-74 218 43 22.3 15.5-31.0 175 77.7 69.0-84.5
75+ 172 54 33.8 24.5-44.6 118 66.2 55.4-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 41 9.9 6.7-14.3 263 90.1 85.7-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 264 27 6.6 4.0-10.7 237 93.4 89.3-96.0
College Graduate 292 52 13.1 9.4-17.9 240 86.9 82.1-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 28 7.8 4.6-13.1 168 92.2 86.9-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 35 8.7 5.9-12.7 204 91.3 87.3-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 65 13.1 9.3-18.2 285 86.9 81.8-90.7
No 638 68 7.6 5.6-10.2 570 92.4 89.8-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 31 15.4 9.6-23.9 108 84.6 76.1-90.4
Non-Veteran 860 103 8.2 6.3-10.5 757 91.8 89.5-93.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 711 96 9.9 7.7-12.7 615 90.1 87.3-92.3
No 288 38 6.2 4.2- 9.1 250 93.8 90.9-95.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
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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