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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 357 96 38.4 30.8-46.7 261 61.6 53.3-69.2
GENDER
Male 134 43 40.7 29.7-52.7 91 59.3 47.3-70.3
Female 223 53 36.5 26.4-48.0 170 63.5 52.0-73.6
RACE
White 300 90 44.4 35.9-53.3 210 55.6 46.7-64.1
Other 56 6 11.3 4.6-25.4 50 88.7 74.6-95.4
AGE
18-44 103 45 54.3 42.0-66.1 58 45.7 33.9-58.0
45+ 251 51 22.8 17.1-29.9 200 77.2 70.1-82.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 29 24.5 15.7-36.0 117 75.5 64.0-84.3
Some College + 210 67 45.9 36.1-56.1 143 54.1 43.9-63.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 31 27.2 17.8-39.2 138 72.8 60.8-82.2
$50,000+ 145 57 48.7 37.4-60.2 88 51.3 39.8-62.6

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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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