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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 412 96 30.1 23.2-37.9 316 69.9 62.1-76.8
GENDER
Male 160 48 30.2 21.6-40.5 112 69.8 59.5-78.4
Female 252 48 29.9 20.2-41.9 204 70.1 58.1-79.8
RACE
White 307 89 43.7 34.9-52.9 218 56.3 47.1-65.1
Other 102 6 5.3 2.2-12.3 96 94.7 87.7-97.8
AGE
18-44 102 36 41.6 29.0-55.5 66 58.4 44.5-71.0
45+ 307 59 20.0 15.3-25.8 248 80.0 74.2-84.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 34 33.9 21.4-49.2 123 66.1 50.8-78.6
Some College + 254 61 27.2 20.7-35.0 193 72.8 65.0-79.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 27 16.6 10.0-26.4 158 83.4 73.6-90.0
$50,000+ 171 58 39.3 29.3-50.3 113 60.7 49.7-70.7

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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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