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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 985 192 19.2 16.0-22.8 793 80.8 77.2-84.0
GENDER
Male 355 73 18.6 13.7-24.7 282 81.4 75.3-86.3
Female 630 119 19.8 16.1-24.1 511 80.2 75.9-83.9
RACE
White 687 165 22.5 18.9-26.6 522 77.5 73.4-81.1
African American 152 9 10.1 3.9-23.9 143 89.9 76.1-96.1
Other Minorities 141 18 16.4 9.0-27.8 123 83.6 72.2-91.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 12 14.4 6.9-27.7 104 85.6 72.3-93.1
Non-Hispanic 866 180 20.2 16.9-24.0 686 79.8 76.0-83.1
AGE
18-24 46 6 22.4 10.0-42.8 40 77.6 57.2-90.0
25-34 311 43 14.6 9.9-20.9 268 85.4 79.1-90.1
35-44 437 92 20.1 16.0-24.9 345 79.9 75.1-84.0
45-54 147 44 30.0 21.7-40.0 103 70.0 60.0-78.3
55-64 28 7 20.1 8.5-40.5 21 79.9 59.5-91.5
65-74 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
75+ 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 14 15.1 6.9-29.8 109 84.9 70.2-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 38 15.1 10.2-21.9 188 84.9 78.1-89.8
Some Post-H.S. 238 59 24.9 18.8-32.3 179 75.1 67.7-81.2
College Graduate 396 80 19.5 14.7-25.3 316 80.5 74.7-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 8 16.8 5.4-41.5 59 83.2 58.5-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 131 18 13.1 7.2-22.7 113 86.9 77.3-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 88 16 25.4 13.3-43.1 72 74.6 56.9-86.7
$35,000- 49,999 133 19 11.5 6.5-19.4 114 88.5 80.6-93.5
$50,000-74,999 152 41 23.6 16.4-32.7 111 76.4 67.3-83.6
$75,000+ 332 75 21.2 16.5-26.7 257 78.8 73.3-83.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 206 51 24.8 17.4-34.0 155 75.2 66.0-82.6
No 772 140 17.9 14.5-21.9 632 82.1 78.1-85.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 12 17.7 9.0-31.8 53 82.3 68.2-91.0
Non-Veteran 920 180 19.3 16.0-23.1 740 80.7 76.9-84.0

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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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