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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 372 49 15.8 11.1-22.1 323 84.2 77.9-88.9
GENDER
Male 127 16 14.2 7.4-25.4 111 85.8 74.6-92.6
Female 245 33 17.4 11.9-24.7 212 82.6 75.3-88.1
RACE
White 119 25 26.3 14.1-43.9 94 73.7 56.1-85.9
Other 251 24 11.5 7.3-17.6 227 88.5 82.4-92.7
AGE
18-44 121 24 19.2 11.5-30.2 97 80.8 69.8-88.5
45+ 248 25 12.0 7.8-17.9 223 88.0 82.1-92.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 234 23 9.9 6.0-16.0 211 90.1 84.0-94.0
Some College + 138 26 27.4 17.7-39.8 112 72.6 60.2-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 25 8.9 5.8-13.5 231 91.1 86.5-94.2
$50,000+ 62 16 41.2 25.9-58.5 46 58.8 41.5-74.1

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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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