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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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 882 189 20.6 17.7-23.7 693 79.4 76.3-82.3
AGE
18-24 39 4 8.8 3.2-22.0 35 91.2 78.0-96.8
25-34 293 55 16.3 12.3-21.3 238 83.7 78.7-87.7
35-44 370 91 23.7 19.2-28.9 279 76.3 71.1-80.8
45-54 132 32 28.9 20.6-38.9 100 71.1 61.1-79.4
55-64 36 5 10.2 3.1-29.1 31 89.8 70.9-96.9
65-74 10 2 10.2 2.2-36.3 8 89.8 63.7-97.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 15 17.1 9.9-27.9 60 82.9 72.1-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 249 63 23.9 18.4-30.3 186 76.1 69.7-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 224 46 20.6 15.3-27.1 178 79.4 72.9-84.7
College Graduate 333 65 19.0 14.6-24.2 268 81.0 75.8-85.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 19 8 39.9 19.9-64.1 11 60.1 35.9-80.1
$15,000- 24,999 74 19 28.7 18.2-42.2 55 71.3 57.8-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 109 16 13.7 7.9-22.6 93 86.3 77.4-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 144 41 25.2 18.4-33.5 103 74.8 66.5-81.6
$50,000-74,999 171 32 18.2 12.6-25.6 139 81.8 74.4-87.4
$75,000+ 256 52 19.8 14.9-25.9 204 80.2 74.1-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 148 38 23.6 17.0-32.0 110 76.4 68.0-83.0
No 729 150 19.9 16.9-23.4 579 80.1 76.6-83.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 28 21.2 14.3-30.1 123 78.8 69.9-85.7
Non-Veteran 684 153 20.4 17.3-23.9 531 79.6 76.1-82.7
Currently Serving 46 8 20.7 10.2-37.4 38 79.3 62.6-89.8

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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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