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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,253 87 5.3 3.9- 7.1 2,166 94.7 92.9-96.1
GENDER
Males 682 31 5.1 3.2- 8.1 651 94.9 91.9-96.8
Females 1,571 56 5.5 3.7- 8.0 1,515 94.5 92.0-96.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,218 87 5.4 4.0- 7.2 2,131 94.6 92.8-96.0
AGE
18-24 78 5 8.5 3.3-20.1 73 91.5 79.9-96.7
25-34 256 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 244 94.5 89.9-97.1
35-44 387 13 3.3 1.7- 6.1 374 96.7 93.9-98.3
45-54 506 24 7.1 3.8-12.8 482 92.9 87.2-96.2
55-64 435 17 5.0 2.6- 9.3 418 95.0 90.7-97.4
65-74 345 10 4.5 2.1- 9.1 335 95.5 90.9-97.9
75+ 226 5 1.9 0.6- 5.9 221 98.1 94.1-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 12 3.1 1.5- 6.1 396 96.9 93.9-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 787 21 4.2 2.3- 7.7 766 95.8 92.3-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 565 25 5.9 3.5- 9.8 540 94.1 90.2-96.5
College Graduate 489 29 7.8 4.6-12.8 460 92.2 87.2-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 414 11 3.4 1.3- 8.7 403 96.6 91.3-98.7
$15,000- 24,999 483 14 4.0 1.8- 8.8 469 96.0 91.2-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 284 7 2.4 1.0- 5.4 277 97.6 94.6-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 309 24 9.3 5.2-16.1 285 90.7 83.9-94.8
$50,000-74,999 245 10 6.5 3.3-12.6 235 93.5 87.4-96.7
$75,000+ 233 16 9.5 4.9-17.7 217 90.5 82.3-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 905 42 6.0 3.9- 9.4 863 94.0 90.6-96.1
No 1,325 44 4.9 3.3- 7.3 1,281 95.1 92.7-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 11 3.0 1.5- 6.0 273 97.0 94.0-98.5
Non-Veteran 1,969 76 5.7 4.2- 7.8 1,893 94.3 92.2-95.8

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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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