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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,571 56 5.5 3.7- 8.0 1,515 94.5 92.0-96.3
AGE
18-24 49 4 15.2 5.4-36.1 45 84.8 63.9-94.6
25-34 190 8 5.7 2.6-12.0 182 94.3 88.0-97.4
35-44 261 7 3.3 1.4- 7.8 254 96.7 92.2-98.6
45-54 336 16 5.2 2.4-10.7 320 94.8 89.3-97.6
55-64 293 11 5.9 2.7-12.6 282 94.1 87.4-97.3
65-74 257 5 2.4 0.8- 7.0 252 97.6 93.0-99.2
75+ 169 4 1.6 0.4- 6.4 165 98.4 93.6-99.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 7 1.7 0.6- 4.4 286 98.3 95.6-99.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 11 2.5 1.2- 5.0 501 97.5 95.0-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 401 15 6.5 3.3-12.4 386 93.5 87.6-96.7
College Graduate 363 23 10.4 5.7-18.3 340 89.6 81.7-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2 308 99.1 97.8-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 359 9 2.5 1.1- 5.8 350 97.5 94.2-98.9
$25,000- 34,999 200 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9 196 97.6 93.1-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 183 17 10.2 5.1-19.4 166 89.8 80.6-94.9
$50,000-74,999 158 7 10.0 4.4-21.1 151 90.0 78.9-95.6
$75,000+ 137 10 14.3 6.3-29.3 127 85.7 70.7-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 624 29 6.3 3.6-10.6 595 93.7 89.4-96.4
No 933 26 5.0 2.9- 8.5 907 95.0 91.5-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 49 99.7 98.0- 100
Non-Veteran 1,521 55 5.7 3.8- 8.3 1,466 94.3 91.7-96.2

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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