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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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

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%)
North Carolina 1,659 295 17.5 15.1-20.2 1,364 82.5 79.8-84.9
-Eastern NC 522 72 13.2 9.9-17.5 450 86.8 82.5-90.1
GENDER
Male 154 23 13.3 8.4-20.4 131 86.7 79.6-91.6
Female 368 49 13.2 9.1-18.8 319 86.8 81.2-90.9
RACE
White 283 50 16.8 12.3-22.7 233 83.2 77.3-87.7
African American 146 10 5.5 2.6-11.2 136 94.5 88.8-97.4
Other Minorities 93 12 12.2 4.6-28.5 81 87.8 71.5-95.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 58 6 15.5 5.5-36.7 52 84.5 63.3-94.5
Non-Hispanic 464 66 12.9 9.7-17.0 398 87.1 83.0-90.3
AGE
18-24 41 4 14.6 5.1-35.1 37 85.4 64.9-94.9
25-34 180 11 4.8 2.2-10.0 169 95.2 90.0-97.8
35-44 199 37 19.4 13.5-27.2 162 80.6 72.8-86.5
45-54 70 16 23.4 13.6-37.2 54 76.6 62.8-86.4
55-64 22 4 14.2 4.3-37.7 18 85.8 62.3-95.7
65-74 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
75+ 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 7 9.3 3.4-23.2 56 90.7 76.8-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 148 16 7.9 4.2-14.3 132 92.1 85.7-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 155 22 16.1 10.1-24.7 133 83.9 75.3-89.9
College Graduate 156 27 17.9 10.9-28.0 129 82.1 72.0-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 4 4.8 1.5-14.4 41 95.2 85.6-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 85 6 6.1 2.0-16.9 79 93.9 83.1-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 67 6 4.7 1.9-11.0 61 95.3 89.0-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 85 18 17.4 9.5-29.7 67 82.6 70.3-90.5
$50,000-74,999 90 13 14.9 8.5-25.0 77 85.1 75.0-91.5
$75,000+ 91 17 18.4 10.7-29.9 74 81.6 70.1-89.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 111 23 20.5 12.7-31.3 88 79.5 68.7-87.3
No 406 47 11.4 7.9-16.2 359 88.6 83.8-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 8 9.9 4.3-21.3 57 90.1 78.7-95.7
Non-Veteran 457 64 13.8 10.2-18.6 393 86.2 81.4-89.8

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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.

** 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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