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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 15,265 3,574 30.1 28.9-31.3 11,691 69.9 68.7-71.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,420 3,174 31.3 30.0-32.6 10,246 68.7 67.4-70.0
No 1,821 397 24.9 21.7-28.4 1,424 75.1 71.6-78.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 227 35 26.6 16.9-39.4 192 73.4 60.6-83.1
Recommended Range 4,749 1,125 31.8 29.5-34.2 3,624 68.2 65.8-70.5
Overweight 5,420 1,338 30.6 28.8-32.5 4,082 69.4 67.5-71.2
Obese 4,231 986 29.8 27.5-32.2 3,245 70.2 67.8-72.5
Current Smoker
No 12,435 2,830 29.4 28.0-30.7 9,605 70.6 69.3-72.0
Yes 2,778 733 33.1 30.4-36.0 2,045 66.9 64.0-69.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,897 265 15.5 13.4-17.8 1,632 84.5 82.2-86.6
No 13,221 3,288 31.5 30.2-32.8 9,933 68.5 67.2-69.8
Binge Drinker
No 13,814 2,940 27.2 26.0-28.5 10,874 72.8 71.5-74.0
Yes 1,308 604 49.5 45.2-53.8 704 50.5 46.2-54.8
Heavy Drinker
No 14,478 3,320 29.8 28.5-31.0 11,158 70.2 69.0-71.5
Yes 547 206 42.6 35.7-49.7 341 57.4 50.3-64.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,257 280 26.3 22.8-30.3 977 73.7 69.7-77.2
No 13,939 3,274 30.4 29.1-31.7 10,665 69.6 68.3-70.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,896 245 15.3 13.0-18.1 1,651 84.7 81.9-87.0
No 13,364 3,329 31.6 30.3-32.9 10,035 68.4 67.1-69.7
Disability
Yes 5,721 1,070 25.2 23.3-27.2 4,651 74.8 72.8-76.7
No 9,447 2,491 32.3 30.8-33.9 6,956 67.7 66.1-69.2

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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