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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,610 1,586 44.4 42.2-46.6 3,024 55.6 53.4-57.8
AGE
18-24 118 78 67.0 55.7-76.6 40 33.0 23.4-44.3
25-34 372 233 61.6 55.4-67.5 139 38.4 32.5-44.6
35-44 681 366 54.9 50.4-59.3 315 45.1 40.7-49.6
45-54 912 390 45.3 41.3-49.3 522 54.7 50.7-58.7
55-64 1,101 323 29.2 26.1-32.6 778 70.8 67.4-73.9
65-74 842 140 16.7 13.9-20.0 702 83.3 80.0-86.1
75+ 569 50 8.5 6.2-11.5 519 91.5 88.5-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 536 116 33.3 26.6-40.8 420 66.7 59.2-73.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,313 433 43.5 39.3-47.9 880 56.5 52.1-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,095 388 45.8 41.2-50.6 707 54.2 49.4-58.8
College Graduate 1,660 646 47.2 44.1-50.4 1,014 52.8 49.6-55.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 59 27.8 20.5-36.5 256 72.2 63.5-79.5
$15,000- 24,999 603 155 37.4 30.9-44.5 448 62.6 55.5-69.1
$25,000- 34,999 460 105 31.3 23.9-39.7 355 68.7 60.3-76.1
$35,000- 49,999 701 234 43.3 38.1-48.6 467 56.7 51.4-61.9
$50,000-74,999 826 350 49.0 44.1-54.0 476 51.0 46.0-55.9
$75,000+ 1,308 574 52.0 48.3-55.8 734 48.0 44.2-51.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,687 482 36.1 32.7-39.6 1,205 63.9 60.4-67.3
No 2,901 1,099 48.0 45.2-50.7 1,802 52.0 49.3-54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,791 454 32.3 29.2-35.7 1,337 67.7 64.3-70.8
Non-Veteran 2,815 1,129 49.4 46.7-52.1 1,686 50.6 47.9-53.3

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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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