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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-FEMALES 9,496 1,874 26.3 24.8-27.8 7,622 73.7 72.2-75.2
RACE
White 7,305 1,737 33.3 31.4-35.2 5,568 66.7 64.8-68.6
African American 1,571 56 5.5 3.7- 8.0 1,515 94.5 92.0-96.3
Other Minorities 585 75 12.9 9.5-17.2 510 87.1 82.8-90.5
AGE
18-24 265 118 52.7 44.8-60.4 147 47.3 39.6-55.2
25-34 906 329 36.2 32.3-40.2 577 63.8 59.8-67.7
35-44 1,433 510 33.7 30.8-36.8 923 66.3 63.2-69.2
45-54 1,813 499 26.8 24.3-29.4 1,314 73.2 70.6-75.7
55-64 1,956 250 12.3 10.6-14.3 1,706 87.7 85.7-89.4
65-74 1,703 119 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,584 93.6 92.1-94.8
75+ 1,345 41 3.7 2.5- 5.5 1,304 96.3 94.5-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,301 108 10.6 8.2-13.6 1,193 89.4 86.4-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,754 420 23.8 20.7-27.2 2,334 76.2 72.8-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,676 579 28.0 25.2-30.9 2,097 72.0 69.1-74.8
College Graduate 2,745 764 33.6 31.0-36.3 1,981 66.4 63.7-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,213 122 12.3 8.7-17.3 1,091 87.7 82.7-91.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,579 200 18.3 14.9-22.2 1,379 81.7 77.8-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,005 159 19.7 16.1-23.8 846 80.3 76.2-83.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,265 294 31.3 27.2-35.6 971 68.7 64.4-72.8
$50,000-74,999 1,245 341 32.4 28.8-36.2 904 67.6 63.8-71.2
$75,000+ 1,691 562 37.2 33.6-40.8 1,129 62.8 59.2-66.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,608 545 21.5 19.1-24.3 3,063 78.5 75.7-80.9
No 5,833 1,321 28.5 26.6-30.5 4,512 71.5 69.5-73.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 42 19.2 13.4-26.6 163 80.8 73.4-86.6
Non-Veteran 9,291 1,832 26.4 24.9-28.0 7,459 73.6 72.0-75.1

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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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