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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 402 121 37.5 30.9-44.6 281 62.5 55.4-69.1
GENDER
Male 149 54 39.5 29.2-50.8 95 60.5 49.2-70.8
Female 253 67 35.4 27.7-44.0 186 64.6 56.0-72.3
RACE
White 337 117 46.4 39.2-53.9 220 53.6 46.1-60.8
Other 62 4 8.5 2.9-22.7 58 91.5 77.3-97.1
AGE
18-44 132 67 50.1 38.7-61.6 65 49.9 38.4-61.3
45+ 265 54 24.1 18.1-31.3 211 75.9 68.7-81.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 31 29.5 18.7-43.3 112 70.5 56.7-81.3
Some College + 258 90 42.8 35.3-50.8 168 57.2 49.2-64.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 29 23.6 13.8-37.4 130 76.4 62.6-86.2
$50,000+ 180 81 51.8 43.4-60.0 99 48.2 40.0-56.6

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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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