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2015 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 6,677 619 7.1 6.5- 7.8 6,058 92.9 92.2-93.5
-Piedmont 3,352 283 6.8 6.0- 7.8 3,069 93.2 92.2-94.0
GENDER
Male 1,430 134 7.3 6.0- 8.9 1,296 92.7 91.1-94.0
Female 1,922 149 6.4 5.3- 7.6 1,773 93.6 92.4-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,157 266 10.0 8.8-11.5 1,891 90.0 88.5-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 694 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 448 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 686 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 517 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 629 26 4.6 3.0- 6.8 603 95.4 93.2-97.0
55-64 609 66 10.5 8.1-13.5 543 89.5 86.5-91.9
65-74 515 81 17.2 13.4-21.7 434 82.8 78.3-86.6
75+ 342 90 23.9 19.3-29.1 252 76.1 70.9-80.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 19 5.5 3.3- 9.3 327 94.5 90.7-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 71 6.9 5.3- 8.8 764 93.1 91.2-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 873 77 7.2 5.6- 9.1 796 92.8 90.9-94.4
College Graduate 1,278 114 7.1 5.9- 8.7 1,164 92.9 91.3-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 283 97.1 94.9-98.4
$15,000- 24,999 503 35 6.4 4.2- 9.4 468 93.6 90.6-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 284 18 7.1 4.0-12.4 266 92.9 87.6-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 355 38 9.1 6.4-12.8 317 90.9 87.2-93.6
$50,000- 74,999 389 36 7.0 4.9-10.0 353 93.0 90.0-95.1
$75,000+ 834 69 6.4 4.9- 8.2 765 93.6 91.8-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 99 12.5 10.0-15.6 645 87.5 84.4-90.0
No 2,540 178 5.2 4.5- 6.2 2,362 94.8 93.8-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 58 12.6 9.6-16.5 317 87.4 83.5-90.4
Non-Veteran 2,964 225 6.2 5.3- 7.2 2,739 93.8 92.8-94.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,805 118 5.3 4.3- 6.5 1,687 94.7 93.5-95.7
Regional City or Suburban 885 84 7.1 5.6- 8.9 801 92.9 91.1-94.4
Rural 662 81 10.7 8.2-13.8 581 89.3 86.2-91.8

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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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