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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 396 110 32.3 26.4-38.8 286 67.7 61.2-73.6
GENDER
Male 154 55 39.5 30.0-49.8 99 60.5 50.2-70.0
Female 242 55 25.3 18.7-33.3 187 74.7 66.7-81.3
RACE
White 300 106 44.4 37.0-51.9 194 55.6 48.1-63.0
Other 96 4 4.0 1.4-10.8 92 96.0 89.2-98.6
AGE
18-44 103 45 45.1 33.7-57.0 58 54.9 43.0-66.3
45+ 289 64 23.0 17.7-29.2 225 77.0 70.8-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 25 28.7 18.0-42.3 107 71.3 57.7-82.0
Some College + 264 85 34.0 27.2-41.5 179 66.0 58.5-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 24 16.9 9.6-27.8 143 83.1 72.2-90.4
$50,000+ 180 79 48.0 39.2-56.9 101 52.0 43.1-60.8

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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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