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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 365 94 32.1 24.8-40.4 271 67.9 59.6-75.2
GENDER
Male 146 43 36.6 24.8-50.3 103 63.4 49.7-75.2
Female 219 51 27.3 20.4-35.5 168 72.7 64.5-79.6
RACE
White 298 87 37.7 29.2-47.0 211 62.3 53.0-70.8
Other 66 7 16.6 6.6-35.8 59 83.4 64.2-93.4
AGE
18-44 85 38 47.9 33.4-62.8 47 52.1 37.2-66.6
45+ 275 53 20.4 15.5-26.2 222 79.6 73.8-84.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 11 21.2 9.6-40.6 73 78.8 59.4-90.4
Some College + 280 82 35.4 26.9-44.9 198 64.6 55.1-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 27 24.0 14.6-36.9 106 76.0 63.1-85.4
$50,000+ 189 61 36.2 28.2-45.0 128 63.8 55.0-71.8

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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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