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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 568 148 33.0 27.9-38.4 420 67.0 61.6-72.1
GENDER
Male 235 78 38.9 31.3-47.0 157 61.1 53.0-68.7
Female 333 70 27.3 21.0-34.6 263 72.7 65.4-79.0
RACE
White 424 135 43.8 37.6-50.1 289 56.2 49.9-62.4
Other 143 13 11.3 5.8-20.7 130 88.7 79.3-94.2
AGE
18-44 196 79 42.4 34.2-51.1 117 57.6 48.9-65.8
45+ 366 69 23.2 18.3-28.9 297 76.8 71.1-81.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 22 23.1 14.6-34.6 113 76.9 65.4-85.4
Some College + 432 126 36.8 31.0-43.1 306 63.2 56.9-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 40 26.9 18.7-37.2 165 73.1 62.8-81.3
$50,000+ 302 92 36.7 30.1-43.8 210 63.3 56.2-69.9

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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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