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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,334 222 16.5 14.3-19.0 1,112 83.5 81.0-85.7
GENDER
Male 404 69 17.4 13.6-21.9 335 82.6 78.1-86.4
Female 930 153 16.0 13.4-18.9 777 84.0 81.1-86.6
RACE
White 789 176 23.2 19.9-26.9 613 76.8 73.1-80.1
African American 366 23 5.3 3.3- 8.5 343 94.7 91.5-96.7
Other Minorities 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 117 9 8.1 4.0-15.7 108 91.9 84.3-96.0
25-34 526 79 16.1 12.8-20.1 447 83.9 79.9-87.2
35-44 458 99 21.5 17.3-26.3 359 78.5 73.7-82.7
45-54 166 27 15.0 9.7-22.4 139 85.0 77.6-90.3
55-64 46 5 7.0 2.8-16.8 41 93.0 83.2-97.2
65-74 16 2 5.4 1.2-21.1 14 94.6 78.9-98.8
75+ 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 17 8.4 4.8-14.4 146 91.6 85.6-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 68 16.3 12.5-20.9 348 83.7 79.1-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 405 73 17.7 14.0-22.3 332 82.3 77.7-86.0
College Graduate 349 64 20.5 15.7-26.2 285 79.5 73.8-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 130 12 7.2 3.7-13.7 118 92.8 86.3-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 261 35 12.2 8.2-17.8 226 87.8 82.2-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 180 29 14.8 10.0-21.3 151 85.2 78.7-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 206 50 23.3 17.4-30.5 156 76.7 69.5-82.6
$50,000-74,999 163 28 20.9 14.2-29.6 135 79.1 70.4-85.8
$75,000+ 202 36 18.4 13.0-25.4 166 81.6 74.6-87.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 63 20.2 15.4-26.0 232 79.8 74.0-84.6
No 1,031 159 15.7 13.2-18.5 872 84.3 81.5-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 17 15.2 8.7-25.1 96 84.8 74.9-91.3
Non-Veteran 1,142 187 16.1 13.8-18.7 955 83.9 81.3-86.2
Currently Serving 79 18 24.0 14.8-36.5 61 76.0 63.5-85.2

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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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