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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 650 145 27.9 23.4-32.8 505 72.1 67.2-76.6
GENDER
Male 268 80 31.1 24.8-38.1 188 68.9 61.9-75.2
Female 382 65 24.4 18.4-31.6 317 75.6 68.4-81.6
RACE
White 444 134 41.9 36.1-47.9 310 58.1 52.1-63.9
Other 205 11 8.7 4.3-16.5 194 91.3 83.5-95.7
AGE
18-44 193 70 38.3 30.5-46.8 123 61.7 53.2-69.5
45+ 448 74 18.0 14.2-22.6 374 82.0 77.4-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 20 19.2 11.5-30.3 155 80.8 69.7-88.5
Some College + 471 125 31.9 26.9-37.5 346 68.1 62.5-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 36 18.7 12.0-27.9 224 81.3 72.1-88.0
$50,000+ 305 101 37.2 31.1-43.8 204 62.8 56.2-68.9

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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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