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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-MALES 5,769 1,700 34.2 32.3-36.1 4,069 65.8 63.9-67.7
RACE
White 4,610 1,586 44.4 42.2-46.6 3,024 55.6 53.4-57.8
African American 682 31 5.1 3.2- 8.1 651 94.9 91.9-96.8
Other Minorities 457 78 18.1 13.6-23.6 379 81.9 76.4-86.4
AGE
18-24 198 93 45.7 37.1-54.6 105 54.3 45.4-62.9
25-34 545 258 43.0 38.0-48.1 287 57.0 51.9-62.0
35-44 918 394 39.0 35.2-42.9 524 61.0 57.1-64.8
45-54 1,158 408 35.9 32.5-39.5 750 64.1 60.5-67.5
55-64 1,316 339 24.7 21.9-27.7 977 75.3 72.3-78.1
65-74 966 149 15.3 12.7-18.2 817 84.7 81.8-87.3
75+ 645 52 7.3 5.3-10.0 593 92.7 90.0-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 145 21.8 17.3-26.9 700 78.2 73.1-82.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,701 462 31.6 28.1-35.3 1,239 68.4 64.7-71.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,325 413 37.5 33.4-41.7 912 62.5 58.3-66.6
College Graduate 1,885 677 41.1 38.1-44.1 1,208 58.9 55.9-61.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 502 76 18.9 13.7-25.4 426 81.1 74.6-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 870 171 21.6 17.1-26.8 699 78.4 73.2-82.9
$25,000- 34,999 614 123 25.4 19.8-31.9 491 74.6 68.1-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 867 250 34.5 30.0-39.2 617 65.5 60.8-70.0
$50,000-74,999 945 362 41.5 37.1-46.0 583 58.5 54.0-62.9
$75,000+ 1,462 596 46.2 42.7-49.8 866 53.8 50.2-57.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,113 525 29.4 26.5-32.5 1,588 70.6 67.5-73.5
No 3,614 1,170 36.3 33.9-38.8 2,444 63.7 61.2-66.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,106 486 27.5 24.7-30.5 1,620 72.5 69.5-75.3
Non-Veteran 3,656 1,211 36.6 34.3-39.0 2,445 63.4 61.0-65.7

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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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