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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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 15,265 3,574 30.1 28.9-31.3 11,691 69.9 68.7-71.1
-Alamance County 371 88 39.8 31.5-48.7 283 60.2 51.3-68.5
GENDER
Male 115 42 54.9 40.4-68.6 73 45.1 31.4-59.6
Female 256 46 27.2 20.1-35.7 210 72.8 64.3-79.9
RACE
White 295 80 46.2 37.2-55.6 215 53.8 44.4-62.8
Other 76 8 20.1 7.3-44.6 68 79.9 55.4-92.7
AGE
18-44 100 51 60.9 47.2-73.1 49 39.1 26.9-52.8
45+ 268 36 17.6 12.6-24.0 232 82.4 76.0-87.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 31 39.9 26.6-55.0 133 60.1 45.0-73.4
Some College + 206 57 39.7 31.3-48.8 149 60.3 51.2-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 30 27.5 17.3-40.6 155 72.5 59.4-82.7
$50,000+ 131 52 54.5 42.0-66.5 79 45.5 33.5-58.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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