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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention Module (Asked July--December Only)

Have you had a sunburn within the past 12 months?
- include anytime that even a small part of your skin was red for more than 12 hours?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,506 1,732 29.1 27.5-30.7 5,774 70.9 69.3-72.5
-Eastern NC 2,506 551 27.4 24.8-30.2 1,955 72.6 69.8-75.2
GENDER
Male 901 268 34.0 29.6-38.7 633 66.0 61.3-70.4
Female 1,605 283 21.2 18.5-24.1 1,322 78.8 75.9-81.5
RACE
White 1,707 495 38.8 35.3-42.4 1,212 61.2 57.6-64.7
African American 555 22 3.6 2.2- 5.7 533 96.4 94.3-97.8
Other Minorities 240 34 11.7 7.7-17.5 206 88.3 82.5-92.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 125 17 13.0 7.6-21.4 108 87.0 78.6-92.4
Non-Hispanic 2,376 534 28.9 26.1-31.8 1,842 71.1 68.2-73.9
AGE
18-24 98 32 38.6 27.0-51.7 66 61.4 48.3-73.0
25-34 272 93 37.7 30.9-45.0 179 62.3 55.0-69.1
35-44 408 141 34.8 29.5-40.5 267 65.2 59.5-70.5
45-54 507 128 27.1 22.5-32.2 379 72.9 67.8-77.5
55-64 513 93 20.7 16.6-25.4 420 79.3 74.6-83.4
65-74 401 52 11.6 8.7-15.2 349 88.4 84.8-91.3
75+ 293 12 5.2 2.6-10.3 281 94.8 89.7-97.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 36 10.4 6.7-15.7 371 89.6 84.3-93.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 792 151 28.6 23.5-34.3 641 71.4 65.7-76.5
Some Post-H.S. 631 158 30.4 25.4-35.8 473 69.6 64.2-74.6
College Graduate 673 206 34.0 29.5-38.7 467 66.0 61.3-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 30 10.6 6.9-16.1 288 89.4 83.9-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 404 48 14.5 9.3-21.9 356 85.5 78.1-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 338 63 23.1 17.0-30.5 275 76.9 69.5-83.0
$35,000- 49,999 357 109 34.6 27.8-42.2 248 65.4 57.8-72.2
$50,000-74,999 357 111 37.5 30.8-44.7 246 62.5 55.3-69.2
$75,000+ 367 131 40.3 34.3-46.5 236 59.7 53.5-65.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 988 166 22.4 18.6-26.8 822 77.6 73.2-81.4
No 1,492 380 30.0 26.6-33.6 1,112 70.0 66.4-73.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 407 116 34.2 27.9-41.1 291 65.8 58.9-72.1
Non-Veteran 2,097 435 26.0 23.2-29.0 1,662 74.0 71.0-76.8

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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.

** 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.

***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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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