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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 428 91 26.1 20.2-33.0 337 73.9 67.0-79.8
GENDER
Male 171 44 29.4 20.2-40.7 127 70.6 59.3-79.8
Female 257 47 22.4 16.3-30.0 210 77.6 70.0-83.7
RACE
White 348 86 32.3 25.8-39.5 262 67.7 60.5-74.2
Other 78 5 13.6 4.8-32.9 73 86.4 67.1-95.2
AGE
18-44 94 36 37.5 25.8-50.9 58 62.5 49.1-74.2
45+ 331 54 17.0 12.8-22.3 277 83.0 77.7-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 43 23.8 15.9-34.0 173 76.2 66.0-84.1
Some College + 212 48 28.9 20.9-38.4 164 71.1 61.6-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 44 23.6 15.8-33.7 193 76.4 66.3-84.2
$50,000+ 131 40 35.4 25.4-46.8 91 64.6 53.2-74.6

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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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