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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Excess Sun Exposure-WHITE MALES

Including times when even a small part of your skin was red for more than 12 hours, how many sunburns have you had within the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One Two Three Four or more burns
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,094 449 39.4 36.0-42.9 335 31.8 28.6-35.3 152 14.7 12.3-17.5 158 14.1 11.7-16.8
AGE
18-24 100 37 36.7 26.3-48.4 28 30.0 20.0-42.5 17 15.9 8.8-26.9 18 17.4 10.2-28.2
25-34 287 103 34.7 28.6-41.4 90 32.8 26.6-39.7 43 14.4 10.3-19.8 51 18.0 13.3-24.1
35-44 300 111 35.3 29.4-41.8 102 34.8 28.8-41.4 47 18.0 13.0-24.3 40 11.9 8.4-16.5
45-54 218 101 44.1 36.4-52.1 63 31.0 24.0-39.0 27 13.5 8.7-20.2 27 11.4 6.8-18.5
55-64 127 64 49.9 38.9-60.9 33 27.4 18.6-38.4 14 11.1 6.0-19.6 16 11.7 6.6-19.9
65-74 48 26 51.6 35.5-67.3 12 22.1 12.0-37.3 4 11.6 4.3-27.7 6 14.7 6.4-30.2
75+ 12 6 44.4 19.5-72.5 6 55.6 27.5-80.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 41 52.4 39.9-64.7 22 29.4 19.0-42.5 7 6.6 3.1-13.7 11 11.6 6.1-20.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 275 114 39.7 33.0-46.7 72 27.7 21.6-34.8 41 15.6 10.7-22.2 48 17.0 12.3-22.9
Some Post-H.S. 293 114 37.1 30.8-43.8 102 36.6 30.2-43.6 33 11.8 7.9-17.3 44 14.5 10.3-20.0
College Graduate 445 180 38.5 33.2-44.1 139 31.6 26.6-37.0 71 17.4 13.6-22.1 55 12.5 9.0-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 44 21 33.8 19.3-52.2 9 25.7 10.8-49.7 4 16.3 4.5-44.5 10 24.2 10.5-46.7
$15,000- 24,999 122 48 38.1 28.3-49.0 38 31.8 22.6-42.8 15 12.8 7.3-21.3 21 17.3 10.6-27.0
$25,000- 34,999 119 48 41.6 31.8-52.1 36 31.4 22.5-41.8 17 13.0 7.4-21.8 18 14.0 8.3-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 170 77 44.2 35.7-53.0 55 35.3 27.1-44.6 17 9.4 5.4-15.6 21 11.1 6.8-17.8
$50,000-74,999 205 96 46.6 38.6-54.7 59 28.8 21.9-36.9 28 14.0 9.4-20.2 22 10.6 6.6-16.6
$75,000+ 286 99 34.0 27.7-41.0 97 34.4 28.2-41.1 46 18.0 13.0-24.5 44 13.6 9.8-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 253 103 39.9 33.1-47.2 67 26.6 20.7-33.6 38 14.3 10.0-20.0 45 19.1 13.8-25.9
No 811 337 39.5 35.5-43.6 259 33.3 29.4-37.3 110 15.0 12.1-18.4 105 12.3 9.8-15.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 110 41.6 34.5-49.0 65 29.9 23.3-37.5 28 13.9 9.3-20.2 35 14.6 9.7-21.5
Non-Veteran 818 324 38.8 34.8-42.9 260 32.5 28.7-36.6 117 14.7 11.9-18.0 117 14.0 11.4-17.1
Currently Serving 34 14 40.6 24.2-59.4 7 23.6 10.8-44.1 7 22.5 10.4-42.1 6 13.3 5.3-29.5

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*Asked only of respondents who reported ever having a sunburn

^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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