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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 394 92 27.3 21.4-34.2 302 72.7 65.8-78.6
GENDER
Male 166 47 29.3 20.8-39.5 119 70.7 60.5-79.2
Female 228 45 25.5 17.7-35.3 183 74.5 64.7-82.3
RACE
White 341 91 34.5 27.5-42.3 250 65.5 57.7-72.5
Other 53 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 52 98.3 88.7-99.8
AGE
18-44 106 36 29.9 20.0-42.2 70 70.1 57.8-80.0
45+ 285 54 24.3 18.6-31.0 231 75.7 69.0-81.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 39 24.1 16.1-34.4 169 75.9 65.6-83.9
Some College + 185 52 30.9 22.7-40.6 133 69.1 59.4-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 40 22.1 15.1-31.1 170 77.9 68.9-84.9
$50,000+ 119 41 34.6 25.4-45.2 78 65.4 54.8-74.6

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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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