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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Excess Sun Exposure

The next question is about sunburns, including any time that even a small part of your skin was red for more than 12 hours.Have you had a sunburn within the past 12 months?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,014 2,730 19.8 19.0-20.7 12,284 80.2 79.3-81.0
-Cumberland County 449 84 19.3 15.4-23.9 365 80.7 76.1-84.6
GENDER
Male 160 34 20.9 14.5-29.1 126 79.1 70.9-85.5
Female 289 50 18.0 13.6-23.3 239 82.0 76.7-86.4
RACE
White 275 71 27.2 21.5-33.8 204 72.8 66.2-78.5
Other 169 9 4.7 2.3- 9.2 160 95.3 90.8-97.7
AGE
18-44 216 56 23.5 18.0-30.1 160 76.5 69.9-82.0
45+ 231 28 14.9 9.8-22.1 203 85.1 77.9-90.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 23 12.6 8.1-19.0 154 87.4 81.0-91.9
Some College + 271 61 23.9 18.4-30.4 210 76.1 69.6-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 251 45 18.5 13.7-24.4 206 81.5 75.6-86.3
$50,000+ 108 25 21.9 14.6-31.5 83 78.1 68.5-85.4

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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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