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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 2,581 571 21.7 19.8-23.6 2,010 78.3 76.4-80.2
GENDER
Male 882 189 20.6 17.7-23.7 693 79.4 76.3-82.3
Female 1,699 382 22.6 20.2-25.1 1,317 77.4 74.9-79.8
AGE
18-24 153 19 12.9 7.9-20.2 134 87.1 79.8-92.1
25-34 932 154 16.0 13.5-18.9 778 84.0 81.1-86.5
35-44 1,056 294 26.2 23.2-29.5 762 73.8 70.5-76.8
45-54 333 85 28.5 22.9-34.8 248 71.5 65.2-77.1
55-64 72 13 17.4 7.9-34.2 59 82.6 65.8-92.1
65-74 25 4 17.9 5.1-46.8 21 82.1 53.2-94.9
75+ 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 43 21.8 15.4-29.9 156 78.2 70.1-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 694 173 23.3 19.8-27.2 521 76.7 72.8-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 715 156 22.1 18.7-25.9 559 77.9 74.1-81.3
College Graduate 970 198 20.1 17.3-23.3 772 79.9 76.7-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 27 30.0 19.9-42.6 75 70.0 57.4-80.1
$15,000- 24,999 296 72 25.1 19.4-31.8 224 74.9 68.2-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 304 70 22.1 16.7-28.5 234 77.9 71.5-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 420 105 24.5 20.1-29.6 315 75.5 70.4-79.9
$50,000-74,999 449 84 19.3 15.3-24.0 365 80.7 76.0-84.7
$75,000+ 625 128 19.9 16.5-23.8 497 80.1 76.2-83.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 476 132 27.2 22.5-32.4 344 72.8 67.6-77.5
No 2,093 438 20.5 18.6-22.7 1,655 79.5 77.3-81.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 36 21.1 14.9-29.1 154 78.9 70.9-85.1
Non-Veteran 2,335 523 21.7 19.7-23.7 1,812 78.3 76.3-80.3
Currently Serving 55 12 24.6 13.9-39.7 43 75.4 60.3-86.1

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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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