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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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
-New Hanover County 362 101 35.6 28.7-43.1 261 64.4 56.9-71.3
GENDER
Male 140 47 41.7 30.5-53.9 93 58.3 46.1-69.5
Female 222 54 29.3 21.9-38.0 168 70.7 62.0-78.1
RACE
White 313 97 38.9 31.8-46.5 216 61.1 53.5-68.2
Other 47 4 21.1 6.4-51.0 43 78.9 49.0-93.6
AGE
18-44 78 38 55.0 40.8-68.4 40 45.0 31.6-59.2
45+ 282 63 23.0 17.6-29.4 219 77.0 70.6-82.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 17 27.5 14.6-45.6 83 72.5 54.4-85.4
Some College + 261 84 38.7 31.0-46.9 177 61.3 53.1-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 32 31.5 20.7-44.7 127 68.5 55.3-79.3
$50,000+ 156 66 47.2 38.2-56.4 90 52.8 43.6-61.8

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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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