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2015 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 6,677 619 7.1 6.5- 7.8 6,058 92.9 92.2-93.5
-Western 1,130 146 10.3 8.4-12.6 984 89.7 87.4-91.6
GENDER
Male 502 67 11.6 8.7-15.4 435 88.4 84.6-91.3
Female 628 79 9.1 6.9-11.9 549 90.9 88.1-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 969 138 11.2 9.1-13.7 831 88.8 86.3-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 166 15 8.2 4.6-14.3 151 91.8 85.7-95.4
55-64 243 27 12.0 7.7-18.2 216 88.0 81.8-92.3
65-74 254 50 16.9 12.2-23.0 204 83.1 77.0-87.8
75+ 159 48 34.2 25.2-44.5 111 65.8 55.5-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 17 14.0 8.1-23.3 104 86.0 76.7-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 40 9.7 6.7-14.0 278 90.3 86.0-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 313 38 8.4 5.7-12.1 275 91.6 87.9-94.3
College Graduate 375 51 11.4 8.3-15.3 324 88.6 84.7-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 17 10.3 5.8-17.8 104 89.7 82.2-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 200 18 8.4 4.7-14.3 182 91.6 85.7-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 115 13 14.2 7.9-24.3 102 85.8 75.7-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 149 20 10.3 6.0-17.1 129 89.7 82.9-94.0
$75,000+ 191 26 11.1 6.9-17.3 165 88.9 82.7-93.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 75 18.7 14.3-24.1 279 81.3 75.9-85.7
No 756 69 6.9 5.1- 9.3 687 93.1 90.7-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 37 21.5 14.3-31.0 123 78.5 69.0-85.7
Non-Veteran 968 109 8.7 6.9-10.9 859 91.3 89.1-93.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 33 9.9 6.7-14.4 229 90.1 85.6-93.3
Rural 868 113 10.5 8.3-13.2 755 89.5 86.8-91.7

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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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