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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,305 1,737 33.3 31.4-35.2 5,568 66.7 64.8-68.6
AGE
18-24 147 99 73.6 64.5-81.0 48 26.4 19.0-35.5
25-34 581 303 51.5 46.4-56.5 278 48.5 43.5-53.6
35-44 1,022 477 44.8 41.1-48.5 545 55.2 51.5-58.9
45-54 1,373 468 33.7 30.7-36.9 905 66.3 63.1-69.3
55-64 1,591 233 13.6 11.8-15.7 1,358 86.4 84.3-88.2
65-74 1,399 113 7.4 6.0- 9.1 1,286 92.6 90.9-94.0
75+ 1,142 37 4.3 2.8- 6.5 1,105 95.7 93.5-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 797 87 17.4 13.2-22.5 710 82.6 77.5-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,085 390 31.2 27.2-35.4 1,695 68.8 64.6-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,134 532 33.3 30.1-36.7 1,602 66.7 63.3-69.9
College Graduate 2,275 725 39.1 36.2-42.1 1,550 60.9 57.9-63.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 775 105 19.9 13.7-28.0 670 80.1 72.0-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,067 168 27.1 22.0-32.8 899 72.9 67.2-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 735 144 25.8 21.3-30.8 591 74.2 69.2-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,023 266 36.9 32.2-41.9 757 63.1 58.1-67.8
$50,000-74,999 1,037 320 36.3 32.2-40.5 717 63.7 59.5-67.8
$75,000+ 1,504 548 41.1 37.4-44.9 956 58.9 55.1-62.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,760 484 26.1 23.0-29.4 2,276 73.9 70.6-77.0
No 4,512 1,248 36.7 34.5-39.0 3,264 63.3 61.0-65.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 39 30.8 22.0-41.2 100 69.2 58.8-78.0
Non-Veteran 7,166 1,698 33.3 31.5-35.2 5,468 66.7 64.8-68.5

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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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