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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 182 22 11.5 7.5-17.2 160 88.5 82.8-92.5
GENDER
Male 57 9 14.3 7.4-25.9 48 85.7 74.1-92.6
Female 125 13 9.6 5.5-16.2 112 90.4 83.8-94.5
RACE
White 113 19 16.2 10.4-24.4 94 83.8 75.6-89.6
Other 68 3 4.2 1.1-14.7 65 95.8 85.3-98.9
AGE
18-44 154 14 8.2 4.7-13.8 140 91.8 86.2-95.3
45+ 28 8 28.4 14.1-48.9 20 71.6 51.1-85.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 2 4.3 1.0-17.1 49 95.7 82.9-99.0
Some College + 131 20 15.1 9.8-22.6 111 84.9 77.4-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 6 9.3 3.8-20.7 55 90.7 79.3-96.2
$50,000+ 89 12 13.3 7.5-22.4 77 86.7 77.6-92.5

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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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