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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Skin Cancer Prevention

Has the youngest child in your household had a sunburn within the past 12 months?,
By sunburn, I mean reddening of the skin that lasted at least 12 hours.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,825 645 15.8 14.5-17.3 3,180 84.2 82.7-85.5
-Alamance County 89 11 10.2 5.3-18.6 78 89.8 81.4-94.7
GENDER
Male 26 2 7.7 1.8-26.9 24 92.3 73.1-98.2
Female 63 9 12.0 6.1-22.4 54 88.0 77.6-93.9
RACE
White 58 10 15.1 7.7-27.5 48 84.9 72.5-92.3
Other 31 1 1.9 0.3-12.8 30 98.1 87.2-99.7
AGE
18-44 73 9 10.4 5.1-20.0 64 89.6 80.0-94.9
45+ 15 2 9.9 2.1-36.7 13 90.1 63.3-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 2 4.6 1.1-17.5 38 95.4 82.5-98.9
Some College + 49 9 14.6 7.0-27.8 40 85.4 72.2-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 3 3.9 1.1-12.7 49 96.1 87.3-98.9
$50,000+ 25 5 20.8 8.2-43.6 20 79.2 56.4-91.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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