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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 416 108 33.1 27.3-39.4 308 66.9 60.6-72.7
GENDER
Male 140 52 42.5 32.9-52.8 88 57.5 47.2-67.1
Female 276 56 26.4 19.7-34.3 220 73.6 65.7-80.3
RACE
White 364 105 37.6 31.2-44.5 259 62.4 55.5-68.8
Other 50 3 9.7 2.9-27.9 47 90.3 72.1-97.1
AGE
18-44 124 50 43.3 33.5-53.6 74 56.7 46.4-66.5
45+ 290 58 23.2 17.7-29.9 232 76.8 70.1-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 40 28.6 20.4-38.6 145 71.4 61.4-79.6
Some College + 229 68 36.5 28.9-44.9 161 63.5 55.1-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 40 27.7 19.9-37.1 156 72.3 62.9-80.1
$50,000+ 157 55 40.2 30.9-50.3 102 59.8 49.7-69.1

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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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