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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

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 1,699 382 22.6 20.2-25.1 1,317 77.4 74.9-79.8
AGE
18-24 114 15 14.8 8.5-24.5 99 85.2 75.5-91.5
25-34 639 99 15.7 12.7-19.3 540 84.3 80.7-87.3
35-44 686 203 28.3 24.4-32.5 483 71.7 67.5-75.6
45-54 201 53 28.1 21.2-36.2 148 71.9 63.8-78.8
55-64 36 8 28.8 10.6-57.9 28 71.2 42.1-89.4
65-74 15 2 22.9 4.8-63.7 13 77.1 36.3-95.2
75+ 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 28 25.7 16.5-37.8 96 74.3 62.2-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 110 22.8 18.6-27.7 335 77.2 72.3-81.4
Some Post-H.S. 491 110 23.1 18.8-28.0 381 76.9 72.0-81.2
College Graduate 637 133 21.1 17.6-25.1 504 78.9 74.9-82.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 19 26.0 15.0-41.1 64 74.0 58.9-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 222 53 23.2 17.0-30.9 169 76.8 69.1-83.0
$25,000- 34,999 195 54 29.8 22.0-39.1 141 70.2 60.9-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 276 64 24.1 18.6-30.6 212 75.9 69.4-81.4
$50,000-74,999 278 52 20.4 15.3-26.7 226 79.6 73.3-84.7
$75,000+ 369 76 19.9 15.6-25.1 293 80.1 74.9-84.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 328 94 29.5 23.5-36.3 234 70.5 63.7-76.5
No 1,364 288 21.1 18.6-23.8 1,076 78.9 76.2-81.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 8 21.0 9.7-39.7 31 79.0 60.3-90.3
Non-Veteran 1,651 370 22.5 20.1-25.0 1,281 77.5 75.0-79.9
Currently Serving 9 4 52.0 19.5-82.8 5 48.0 17.2-80.5

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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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