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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 340 91 37.5 30.9-44.7 249 62.5 55.3-69.1
GENDER
Male 126 44 39.7 29.5-50.8 82 60.3 49.2-70.5
Female 214 47 35.9 27.3-45.4 167 64.1 54.6-72.7
RACE
White 306 88 40.6 33.5-48.2 218 59.4 51.8-66.5
Other 32 3 9.8 3.1-27.0 29 90.2 73.0-96.9
AGE
18-44 74 40 56.5 43.1-69.1 34 43.5 30.9-56.9
45+ 265 51 24.6 18.8-31.5 214 75.4 68.5-81.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 23 35.1 23.6-48.6 89 64.9 51.4-76.4
Some College + 227 67 38.6 30.6-47.2 160 61.4 52.8-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 41 34.5 25.3-45.0 142 65.5 55.0-74.7
$50,000+ 123 45 45.8 35.5-56.5 78 54.2 43.5-64.5

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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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