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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 134 26 15.8 10.5-23.0 108 84.2 77.0-89.5
GENDER
Male 41 4 9.4 3.4-23.7 37 90.6 76.3-96.6
Female 93 22 19.6 12.7-29.0 71 80.4 71.0-87.3
RACE
White 76 19 21.4 13.4-32.2 57 78.6 67.8-86.6
Other 56 6 6.3 2.7-14.1 50 93.7 85.9-97.3
AGE
18-44 113 20 15.8 10.0-24.0 93 84.2 76.0-90.0
45+ 21 6 15.8 6.4-33.9 15 84.2 66.1-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 7 12.6 5.5-26.0 40 87.4 74.0-94.5
Some College + 87 19 17.7 11.1-27.1 68 82.3 72.9-88.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 14 15.6 9.1-25.5 67 84.4 74.5-90.9
$50,000+ 34 5 12.1 4.9-27.1 29 87.9 72.9-95.1

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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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