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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 381 80 24.2 18.4-31.1 301 75.8 68.9-81.6
GENDER
Male 139 32 24.8 15.8-36.6 107 75.2 63.4-84.2
Female 242 48 23.5 17.5-30.9 194 76.5 69.1-82.5
RACE
White 223 66 41.1 32.8-49.9 157 58.9 50.1-67.2
Other 156 14 11.9 5.9-22.8 142 88.1 77.2-94.1
AGE
18-44 128 44 30.5 21.1-41.7 84 69.5 58.3-78.9
45+ 251 36 15.8 11.1-21.8 215 84.2 78.2-88.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 11 11.8 6.1-21.8 99 88.2 78.2-93.9
Some College + 271 69 31.5 23.7-40.4 202 68.5 59.6-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 21 15.9 9.0-26.6 141 84.1 73.4-91.0
$50,000+ 181 56 34.0 26.3-42.5 125 66.0 57.5-73.7

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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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