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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Sun Exposure 

Have you had a sunburn within the past 12 months?

Denominator includes all respondents except for those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

11276

29.3

28.3-30.3

70.7

69.7-71.7

 

Had Sunburn by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

557

45.0

40.4-49.7

55.0

50.3-59.7

25-34

1560

40.0

37.2-42.8

60.0

57.2-62.8

35-44

2438

35.8

33.7-38.0

64.1

62.0-66.3

45-54

2355

30.2

28.1-32.4

69.8

67.6-71.9

55-64

1699

19.4

17.3-21.5

80.6

78.5-82.7

65+

2473

9.4

8.02-10.7

90.6

89.3-92.0

 

Had Sunburn by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

4492

32.6

31.0-34.2

67.4

65.8-69.0

Female

6784

26.2

25.0-27.5

73.8

72.5-75.0

 

Had Sunburn by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

709

14.9

11.2-18.7

85.1

81.3-88.8

$15,000-24,999

1435

16.6

14.0-19.1

83.4

80.9-86.0

$25,000-34,999

1003

24.3

20.9-27.7

75.7

72.3-79.1

$35,000-49,999

1458

27.7

24.9-30.5

72.3

69.5-75.2

$50,000-74,999

1652

34.3

31.7-37.0

65.6

63.0-68.3

$75,000+

3392

42.3

40.3-44.2

57.8

55.8-59.7

 

Had Sunburn by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

885

16.2

13.0-19.4

83.8

80.6-87.0

H.S. or G.E.D.

3078

25.6

23.7-27.6

74.3

72.4-76.3

Some Post-H.S.

2637

30.8

28.7-33.0

69.2

67.0-71.3

College Graduate

4634

34.6

33.0-36.2

65.4

63.8-67.0

 

Had Sunburn by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8508

37.4

36.2-38.7

62.6

61.3-63.8

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1027

4.8

3.39-6.25

95.2

93.7-96.7

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

532

14.9

11.4-18.5

85.1

81.4-88.7

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

37.4

22.7-52.1

62.6

47.9-77.3

Hispanic

997

18.3

15.4-21.3

81.6

78.7-84.6

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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