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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,259 208 15.2 13.1-17.5 1,051 84.8 82.5-86.9
RACE
White 882 189 20.6 17.7-23.7 693 79.4 76.3-82.3
African American 206 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 201 98.1 94.9-99.3
Asian 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
Native American 19 5 17.9 6.4-41.0 14 82.1 59.0-93.6
Other Minorities 127 8 6.4 3.0-13.3 119 93.6 86.7-97.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 8 5.8 2.6-12.3 126 94.2 87.7-97.4
-English Speaking 36 2 7.9 1.7-29.7 34 92.1 70.3-98.3
-Spanish Speaking 98 6 5.1 2.1-12.0 92 94.9 88.0-97.9
Non-Hispanic 1,124 200 16.6 14.3-19.2 924 83.4 80.8-85.7
AGE
18-24 73 6 8.0 3.2-18.5 67 92.0 81.5-96.8
25-34 433 66 12.6 9.7-16.2 367 87.4 83.8-90.3
35-44 501 95 17.7 14.3-21.7 406 82.3 78.3-85.7
45-54 184 34 20.7 14.7-28.4 150 79.3 71.6-85.3
55-64 51 5 7.4 2.2-21.9 46 92.6 78.1-97.8
65-74 15 2 6.0 1.3-23.3 13 94.0 76.7-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 20 8.9 5.5-14.3 174 91.1 85.7-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 367 75 18.3 14.3-23.0 292 81.7 77.0-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 298 47 15.6 11.6-20.7 251 84.4 79.3-88.4
College Graduate 398 66 15.6 12.0-20.0 332 84.4 80.0-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 9 12.7 6.2-24.2 42 87.3 75.8-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 183 25 13.7 9.0-20.3 158 86.3 79.7-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 172 20 11.2 6.8-17.8 152 88.8 82.2-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 186 43 20.3 14.9-27.2 143 79.7 72.8-85.1
$50,000-74,999 222 33 14.1 9.7-19.9 189 85.9 80.1-90.3
$75,000+ 295 54 17.9 13.5-23.4 241 82.1 76.6-86.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 220 42 15.9 11.4-21.7 178 84.1 78.3-88.6
No 1,033 165 15.0 12.7-17.6 868 85.0 82.4-87.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 30 15.5 10.5-22.3 178 84.5 77.7-89.5
Non-Veteran 979 167 15.0 12.7-17.6 812 85.0 82.4-87.3
Currently Serving 71 11 16.9 9.1-29.4 60 83.1 70.6-90.9

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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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