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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,344 1,778 30.3 28.6-32.0 5,566 69.7 68.0-71.4
GENDER
Male 2,814 874 34.4 31.8-37.1 1,940 65.6 62.9-68.2
Female 4,530 904 26.4 24.2-28.7 3,626 73.6 71.3-75.8
RACE
White 5,865 1,669 39.3 37.3-41.4 4,196 60.7 58.6-62.7
African American 1,013 47 6.3 4.3- 9.1 966 93.7 90.9-95.7
Other Minorities 447 60 14.2 10.2-19.5 387 85.8 80.5-89.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 335 34 11.0 7.1-16.7 301 89.0 83.3-92.9
Non-Hispanic 6,993 1,742 32.2 30.5-34.1 5,251 67.8 65.9-69.5
AGE
18-24 209 104 51.8 43.2-60.3 105 48.2 39.7-56.8
25-34 723 281 37.5 33.1-42.1 442 62.5 57.9-66.9
35-44 1,204 472 35.7 32.4-39.0 732 64.3 61.0-67.6
45-54 1,477 474 32.1 29.1-35.3 1,003 67.9 64.7-70.9
55-64 1,544 284 17.7 15.4-20.3 1,260 82.3 79.7-84.6
65-74 1,207 106 9.1 7.2-11.3 1,101 90.9 88.7-92.8
75+ 923 46 5.4 3.8- 7.6 877 94.6 92.4-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 923 120 15.8 12.0-20.5 803 84.2 79.5-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,023 409 27.8 24.4-31.5 1,614 72.2 68.5-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,888 453 32.2 28.7-35.8 1,435 67.8 64.2-71.3
College Graduate 2,494 793 36.6 34.0-39.3 1,701 63.4 60.7-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 678 71 14.5 9.5-21.5 607 85.5 78.5-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,126 165 17.2 13.6-21.5 961 82.8 78.5-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 714 135 22.7 17.8-28.6 579 77.3 71.4-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 982 239 31.4 27.0-36.3 743 68.6 63.7-73.0
$50,000-74,999 1,043 330 35.5 31.5-39.6 713 64.5 60.4-68.5
$75,000+ 1,829 689 42.7 39.5-46.0 1,140 57.3 54.0-60.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,523 471 25.8 22.9-29.0 2,052 74.2 71.0-77.1
No 4,785 1,300 32.0 30.0-34.1 3,485 68.0 65.9-70.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 983 206 24.5 20.7-28.8 777 75.5 71.2-79.3
Non-Veteran 6,358 1,570 31.1 29.2-33.0 4,788 68.9 67.0-70.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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