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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 397 131 44.7 38.1-51.4 266 55.3 48.6-61.9
GENDER
Male 162 59 49.9 39.9-60.0 103 50.1 40.0-60.1
Female 235 72 39.7 31.8-48.1 163 60.3 51.9-68.2
RACE
White 305 120 53.2 46.0-60.2 185 46.8 39.8-54.0
Other 87 8 15.9 5.4-38.2 79 84.1 61.8-94.6
AGE
18-44 146 80 59.4 49.9-68.3 66 40.6 31.7-50.1
45+ 251 51 22.5 16.8-29.4 200 77.5 70.6-83.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 51 44.1 33.6-55.1 116 55.9 44.9-66.4
Some College + 230 80 45.1 36.9-53.5 150 54.9 46.5-63.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 58 43.4 33.6-53.8 139 56.6 46.2-66.4
$50,000+ 151 61 48.2 38.7-57.8 90 51.8 42.2-61.3

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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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