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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,198 998 29.7 27.6-31.9 3,200 70.3 68.1-72.4
GENDER
Male 1,567 445 32.6 29.2-36.1 1,122 67.4 63.9-70.8
Female 2,631 553 26.9 24.3-29.7 2,078 73.1 70.3-75.7
RACE
White 3,271 906 37.1 34.5-39.8 2,365 62.9 60.2-65.5
African American 623 31 4.3 2.9- 6.3 592 95.7 93.7-97.1
Other Minorities 291 57 20.1 14.7-27.0 234 79.9 73.0-85.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 44 19.6 13.7-27.2 197 80.4 72.8-86.3
Non-Hispanic 3,946 954 31.1 28.8-33.4 2,992 68.9 66.6-71.2
AGE
18-24 130 57 51.3 40.7-61.8 73 48.7 38.2-59.3
25-34 495 187 37.0 31.8-42.5 308 63.0 57.5-68.2
35-44 776 278 36.3 32.2-40.6 498 63.7 59.4-67.8
45-54 822 238 27.4 23.9-31.1 584 72.6 68.9-76.1
55-64 822 155 19.5 16.3-23.1 667 80.5 76.9-83.7
65-74 652 61 9.6 7.3-12.5 591 90.4 87.5-92.7
75+ 469 17 4.4 2.5- 7.4 452 95.6 92.6-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 587 69 16.8 12.4-22.5 518 83.2 77.5-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,182 247 27.5 23.7-31.7 935 72.5 68.3-76.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,050 281 35.0 30.0-40.3 769 65.0 59.7-70.0
College Graduate 1,369 400 32.6 29.5-36.0 969 67.4 64.0-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 403 46 14.4 9.3-21.7 357 85.6 78.3-90.7
$15,000- 24,999 661 92 20.9 16.3-26.3 569 79.1 73.7-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 459 91 20.1 15.6-25.4 368 79.9 74.6-84.4
$35,000- 49,999 549 145 32.6 26.8-39.0 404 67.4 61.0-73.2
$50,000-74,999 553 192 38.8 33.4-44.5 361 61.2 55.5-66.6
$75,000+ 975 333 37.8 33.9-41.8 642 62.2 58.2-66.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,428 275 26.2 22.8-30.0 1,153 73.8 70.0-77.2
No 2,729 715 31.2 28.5-34.0 2,014 68.8 66.0-71.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 557 114 21.8 17.7-26.5 443 78.2 73.5-82.3
Non-Veteran 3,641 884 30.8 28.4-33.2 2,757 69.2 66.8-71.6

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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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