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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITES

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
-WHITES 11,915 3,323 38.5 37.1-40.0 8,592 61.5 60.0-62.9
GENDER
Males 4,610 1,586 44.4 42.2-46.6 3,024 55.6 53.4-57.8
Females 7,305 1,737 33.3 31.4-35.2 5,568 66.7 64.8-68.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 16 20.4 10.0-37.1 89 79.6 62.9-90.0
Non-Hispanic 11,789 3,304 38.8 37.3-40.2 8,485 61.2 59.8-62.7
AGE
18-24 265 177 70.2 63.0-76.6 88 29.8 23.4-37.0
25-34 953 536 56.4 52.5-60.3 417 43.6 39.7-47.5
35-44 1,703 843 49.7 46.8-52.6 860 50.3 47.4-53.2
45-54 2,285 858 39.3 36.8-41.9 1,427 60.7 58.1-63.2
55-64 2,692 556 21.1 19.2-23.1 2,136 78.9 76.9-80.8
65-74 2,241 253 11.5 10.0-13.2 1,988 88.5 86.8-90.0
75+ 1,711 87 5.9 4.5- 7.5 1,624 94.1 92.5-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,333 203 25.7 21.4-30.4 1,130 74.3 69.6-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,398 823 37.1 34.2-40.1 2,575 62.9 59.9-65.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,229 920 38.7 36.0-41.5 2,309 61.3 58.5-64.0
College Graduate 3,935 1,371 43.1 40.9-45.3 2,564 56.9 54.7-59.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,090 164 23.0 18.1-28.7 926 77.0 71.3-81.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,670 323 31.4 27.3-35.9 1,347 68.6 64.1-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,195 249 28.4 24.1-33.3 946 71.6 66.7-75.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,724 500 39.8 36.3-43.5 1,224 60.2 56.5-63.7
$50,000-74,999 1,863 670 42.8 39.6-46.1 1,193 57.2 53.9-60.4
$75,000+ 2,812 1,122 47.0 44.3-49.7 1,690 53.0 50.3-55.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,447 966 30.7 28.4-33.1 3,481 69.3 66.9-71.6
No 7,413 2,347 42.1 40.3-43.9 5,066 57.9 56.1-59.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,930 493 32.2 29.2-35.4 1,437 67.8 64.6-70.8
Non-Veteran 9,981 2,827 39.6 38.1-41.2 7,154 60.4 58.8-61.9

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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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