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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 435 109 31.8 25.9-38.3 326 68.2 61.7-74.1
GENDER
Male 173 56 37.6 28.6-47.6 117 62.4 52.4-71.4
Female 262 53 26.2 19.2-34.7 209 73.8 65.3-80.8
RACE
White 380 106 36.5 30.1-43.4 274 63.5 56.6-69.9
Other 53 3 12.6 3.4-37.0 50 87.4 63.0-96.6
AGE
18-44 117 50 44.4 33.8-55.6 67 55.6 44.4-66.2
45+ 314 58 20.8 16.0-26.7 256 79.2 73.3-84.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 31 22.4 14.9-32.3 159 77.6 67.7-85.1
Some College + 245 78 39.9 31.7-48.6 167 60.1 51.4-68.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 46 26.9 18.8-36.8 187 73.1 63.2-81.2
$50,000+ 152 59 41.3 32.5-50.8 93 58.7 49.2-67.5

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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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