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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Skin Cancer

Including times when even a small part of your skin was red for more than 12 hours, how many sunburns have you had within the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.#
One Two Three Four or more burns
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,969 705 33.5 31.0-36.0 607 30.9 28.5-33.4 308 15.7 13.9-17.7 349 20.0 17.9-22.3
GENDER
Male 888 283 30.7 27.1-34.4 262 29.6 26.2-33.3 145 15.7 13.1-18.6 198 24.1 20.8-27.7
Female 1,081 422 36.8 33.6-40.2 345 32.4 29.2-35.8 163 15.7 13.3-18.4 151 15.1 12.7-17.8
RACE
White 1,845 652 32.4 30.0-34.9 574 31.7 29.2-34.3 289 15.5 13.7-17.5 330 20.4 18.2-22.8
African American 70 32 49.0 35.3-62.8 18 21.1 12.5-33.2 9 12.4 5.4-25.9 11 17.6 9.3-30.7
Other 41 15 36.6 18.0-60.1 10 21.1 10.5-37.9 9 27.1 13.0-48.1 7 15.2 5.4-35.9
HISPANIC
Yes 36 17 46.7 28.7-65.6 11 35.2 18.8-55.9 4 10.5 3.9-25.5 4 7.6 2.6-20.1
No 1,926 684 33.0 30.6-35.6 595 30.8 28.4-33.3 302 15.8 14.0-17.8 345 20.4 18.2-22.8
AGE
18-24 197 51 26.4 19.5-34.7 60 31.9 24.8-40.0 31 13.9 9.4-20.0 55 27.8 21.3-35.5
25-34 439 147 31.5 27.0-36.4 132 29.5 25.0-34.4 82 19.3 15.4-24.0 78 19.7 15.6-24.5
35-44 529 191 35.3 30.9-39.9 164 30.8 26.7-35.2 82 15.5 12.5-19.2 92 18.4 15.0-22.4
45-54 439 167 36.4 31.7-41.5 142 31.9 27.2-36.9 63 14.5 11.3-18.5 67 17.2 13.4-21.7
55-64 245 105 41.2 34.8-48.0 73 31.8 25.8-38.5 32 12.6 8.8-17.7 35 14.4 10.2-19.9
65+ 106 39 40.9 30.9-51.7 33 30.2 21.7-40.3 15 13.9 8.2-22.5 19 15.1 9.3-23.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 42 45.0 32.3-58.3 19 19.3 11.7-30.1 14 10.1 5.7-17.3 24 25.7 16.4-37.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 481 182 35.8 31.0-41.0 156 33.5 28.7-38.8 63 13.1 9.9-17.0 80 17.6 13.8-22.1
Some Post-H.S. 533 194 30.2 26.0-34.7 146 28.3 23.8-33.4 92 17.6 14.0-21.7 101 23.9 19.5-29.0
College Graduate 852 285 32.2 28.7-35.8 285 32.9 29.5-36.6 138 17.1 14.3-20.3 144 17.8 15.0-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 40 29.0 20.0-40.0 32 31.7 21.1-44.5 19 13.2 8.0-21.0 23 26.2 16.7-38.4
$15,000- $24,999 218 78 33.9 27.0-41.6 61 28.5 21.8-36.4 41 18.1 13.0-24.6 38 19.5 13.4-27.4
$25,000- $34,999 205 81 36.1 28.9-44.0 54 25.1 18.8-32.8 33 18.5 12.5-26.5 37 20.2 14.2-28.0
$35,000- $49,999 352 133 37.1 31.3-43.3 104 31.2 25.7-37.2 53 13.3 9.9-17.6 62 18.4 14.2-23.5
$50,000+ 911 305 31.3 27.8-35.1 308 32.7 29.3-36.3 140 15.9 13.4-18.9 158 20.1 17.0-23.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 120 39 30.1 22.0-39.8 37 31.0 22.4-41.1 16 12.6 7.6-20.2 28 26.3 17.4-37.6
Appalachia II 263 96 33.1 27.0-39.7 81 31.7 25.4-38.9 41 14.2 10.2-19.4 45 21.0 15.4-28.0
Appalachia III 136 48 30.7 22.6-40.1 44 33.9 25.0-44.1 28 21.9 14.7-31.5 16 13.5 7.7-22.6
Catawba 141 44 30.8 22.7-40.2 51 35.7 27.0-45.5 22 13.3 8.6-20.1 24 20.2 13.2-29.6
Edisto Savannah 123 45 30.3 22.4-39.6 36 28.7 20.8-38.3 19 17.9 11.0-27.9 23 23.0 15.1-33.5
Low Country 113 28 26.7 17.9-37.7 38 30.9 21.5-42.1 23 22.6 13.9-34.5 24 19.9 12.6-29.9
Palmetto 311 115 33.8 28.0-40.2 105 36.2 29.8-43.2 48 14.6 10.7-19.6 43 15.3 10.5-21.9
Pee Dee 107 43 39.0 28.5-50.6 32 29.7 20.6-40.9 16 17.5 10.4-28.1 16 13.7 8.1-22.4
Trident 301 103 32.8 26.6-39.7 88 26.8 21.4-32.9 48 17.7 13.0-23.7 62 22.7 17.4-29.0
Upper Savannah 99 43 41.9 31.6-52.9 28 26.5 18.2-37.0 9 8.5 4.2-16.3 19 23.1 14.7-34.4
Waccamaw 148 63 43.5 32.8-54.9 36 23.1 16.1-31.9 21 12.2 7.5-19.1 28 21.2 14.2-30.5
Wateree 91 29 26.5 18.2-37.1 25 31.5 21.1-44.0 16 15.2 8.9-24.8 21 26.7 17.5-38.7
Region***
Region I 219 82 35.4 28.7-42.7 65 29.0 22.7-36.1 25 10.7 7.2-15.8 47 24.9 18.4-32.7
Region II 399 144 32.2 27.2-37.6 125 32.5 27.2-38.3 69 16.9 13.1-21.6 61 18.3 14.0-23.7
Region III 452 159 32.8 27.9-38.0 156 36.0 30.8-41.6 70 14.2 11.0-18.1 67 17.0 12.9-22.2
Region IV 198 72 33.4 26.2-41.5 57 30.5 23.4-38.7 32 16.5 11.3-23.4 37 19.6 14.0-26.7
Region V 123 45 30.3 22.4-39.6 36 28.7 20.8-38.3 19 17.9 11.0-27.9 23 23.0 15.1-33.5
Region VI 148 63 43.5 32.8-54.9 36 23.1 16.1-31.9 21 12.2 7.5-19.1 28 21.2 14.2-30.5
Region VII 301 103 32.8 26.6-39.7 88 26.8 21.4-32.9 48 17.7 13.0-23.7 62 22.7 17.4-29.0
Region VIII 113 28 26.7 17.9-37.7 38 30.9 21.5-42.1 23 22.6 13.9-34.5 24 19.9 12.6-29.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever having a sunburn.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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