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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 435 87 28.6 21.0-37.6 348 71.4 62.4-79.0
GENDER
Male 136 33 35.7 21.9-52.3 103 64.3 47.7-78.1
Female 299 54 22.6 16.7-29.9 245 77.4 70.1-83.3
RACE
White 279 81 42.7 32.4-53.7 198 57.3 46.3-67.6
Other 154 6 3.0 1.2- 7.2 148 97.0 92.8-98.8
AGE
18-44 121 44 40.9 28.2-55.0 77 59.1 45.0-71.8
45+ 311 43 14.6 10.7-19.7 268 85.4 80.3-89.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 26 22.8 11.4-40.4 184 77.2 59.6-88.6
Some College + 224 60 33.6 25.0-43.3 164 66.4 56.7-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 33 21.7 12.5-34.9 204 78.3 65.1-87.5
$50,000+ 141 44 32.0 23.7-41.7 97 68.0 58.3-76.3

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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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