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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,677 619 7.1 6.5- 7.8 6,058 92.9 92.2-93.5
-Eastern 2,195 190 6.1 5.2- 7.2 2,005 93.9 92.8-94.8
GENDER
Male 932 86 6.2 4.8- 7.9 846 93.8 92.1-95.2
Female 1,263 104 6.1 4.8- 7.6 1,159 93.9 92.4-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,349 188 10.0 8.5-11.8 1,161 90.0 88.2-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 574 *** *** *** 574 100 . - .
Other 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 366 14 4.4 2.4- 7.8 352 95.6 92.2-97.6
55-64 484 33 6.7 4.5- 9.8 451 93.3 90.2-95.5
65-74 368 71 19.2 14.9-24.5 297 80.8 75.5-85.1
75+ 256 65 23.8 18.1-30.6 191 76.2 69.4-81.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 26 9.4 6.2-14.1 223 90.6 85.9-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 55 5.1 3.7- 7.0 653 94.9 93.0-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 655 52 5.3 3.9- 7.2 603 94.7 92.8-96.1
College Graduate 575 55 6.4 4.7- 8.6 520 93.6 91.4-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 17 6.5 3.8-11.1 223 93.5 88.9-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 397 30 5.1 3.2- 8.0 367 94.9 92.0-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 240 27 7.6 4.8-11.8 213 92.4 88.2-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 276 24 4.1 2.4- 6.9 252 95.9 93.1-97.6
$75,000+ 401 37 8.2 5.8-11.5 364 91.8 88.5-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 85 10.7 8.4-13.6 569 89.3 86.4-91.6
No 1,488 103 4.4 3.5- 5.6 1,385 95.6 94.4-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 41 8.3 5.9-11.7 326 91.7 88.3-94.1
Non-Veteran 1,823 149 5.7 4.7- 6.9 1,674 94.3 93.1-95.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 164 15 6.9 3.9-11.8 149 93.1 88.2-96.1
Regional City or Suburban 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,735 165 6.7 5.6- 8.1 1,570 93.3 91.9-94.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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