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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 390 104 35.1 28.4-42.4 286 64.9 57.6-71.6
GENDER
Male 158 53 42.1 32.4-52.5 105 57.9 47.5-67.6
Female 232 51 28.9 20.2-39.4 181 71.1 60.6-79.8
RACE
White 350 100 39.2 31.9-47.1 250 60.8 52.9-68.1
Other 38 4 9.6 3.2-25.8 34 90.4 74.2-96.8
AGE
18-44 109 57 52.6 41.0-64.0 52 47.4 36.0-59.0
45+ 280 47 17.5 12.9-23.4 233 82.5 76.6-87.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 50 30.4 22.9-39.2 175 69.6 60.8-77.1
Some College + 165 54 41.7 30.6-53.6 111 58.3 46.4-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 46 26.5 18.3-36.8 186 73.5 63.2-81.7
$50,000+ 111 51 55.8 44.0-67.0 60 44.2 33.0-56.0

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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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