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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 682 31 5.1 3.2- 8.1 651 94.9 91.9-96.8
AGE
18-24 29 1 3.2 0.4-19.8 28 96.8 80.2-99.6
25-34 66 4 5.2 1.8-14.3 62 94.8 85.7-98.2
35-44 126 6 3.2 1.3- 7.7 120 96.8 92.3-98.7
45-54 170 8 9.1 3.7-20.6 162 90.9 79.4-96.3
55-64 142 6 3.9 1.3-10.9 136 96.1 89.1-98.7
65-74 88 5 7.7 2.9-18.7 83 92.3 81.3-97.1
75+ 57 1 2.4 0.3-15.4 56 97.6 84.6-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 115 5 5.0 2.0-12.2 110 95.0 87.8-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 275 10 5.7 2.5-12.3 265 94.3 87.7-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 164 10 5.1 2.4-10.8 154 94.9 89.2-97.6
College Graduate 126 6 3.8 1.6- 8.7 120 96.2 91.3-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 5 7.2 2.3-20.5 95 92.8 79.5-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 124 5 6.0 1.8-17.9 119 94.0 82.1-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 84 3 2.3 0.6- 8.4 81 97.7 91.6-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 126 7 8.5 3.3-20.3 119 91.5 79.7-96.7
$50,000-74,999 87 3 3.2 1.0-10.4 84 96.8 89.6-99.0
$75,000+ 96 6 4.7 1.9-11.1 90 95.3 88.9-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 281 13 5.8 2.7-11.8 268 94.2 88.2-97.3
No 392 18 4.8 2.6- 8.6 374 95.2 91.4-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 10 3.4 1.6- 6.9 224 96.6 93.1-98.4
Non-Veteran 448 21 5.8 3.3-10.0 427 94.2 90.0-96.7

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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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