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2014 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 7,255 689 6.6 6.1- 7.2 6,566 93.4 92.8-93.9
-Western NC 1,010 128 10.0 8.2-12.0 882 90.0 88.0-91.8
GENDER
Male 429 61 11.2 8.5-14.7 368 88.8 85.3-91.5
Female 581 67 8.9 6.8-11.4 514 91.1 88.6-93.2
RACE
White 915 126 10.9 9.0-13.2 789 89.1 86.8-91.0
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 222 28 14.0 9.5-20.1 194 86.0 79.9-90.5
65-74 244 42 18.2 13.4-24.4 202 81.8 75.6-86.6
75+ 170 46 27.2 20.1-35.6 124 72.8 64.4-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 18 10.8 6.4-17.7 119 89.2 82.3-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 33 9.5 6.6-13.5 263 90.5 86.5-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 264 31 8.2 5.7-11.8 233 91.8 88.2-94.3
College Graduate 306 45 12.7 9.3-17.1 261 87.3 82.9-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 190 25 12.3 8.0-18.3 165 87.7 81.7-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 100 13 10.5 5.7-18.4 87 89.5 81.6-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 144 20 11.1 6.9-17.4 124 88.9 82.6-93.1
$50,000+ 253 34 9.3 6.4-13.3 219 90.7 86.7-93.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 64 17.3 13.2-22.4 245 82.7 77.6-86.8
No 680 62 7.0 5.4- 9.2 618 93.0 90.8-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 32 21.4 14.7-30.0 118 78.6 70.0-85.3
Non-Veteran 859 96 8.2 6.6-10.2 763 91.8 89.8-93.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 828 103 9.9 8.0-12.2 725 90.1 87.8-92.0
No 182 25 10.5 6.9-15.6 157 89.5 84.4-93.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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