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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Skin Cancer+

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan from the sun?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,066 754 23.0 20.9-25.2 2,312 77.0 74.8-79.1
Guilford County 194 45 20.1 14.7-26.8 149 79.9 73.2-85.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 211 52 26.1 19.4-34.0 159 73.9 66.0-80.6
Cumberland 208 39 21.1 14.4-29.8 169 78.9 70.2-85.6
Durham 208 33 17.3 11.8-24.7 175 82.7 75.3-88.2
Forsyth 230 44 19.1 14.0-25.5 186 80.9 74.5-86.0
Gaston 232 56 23.1 17.5-29.7 176 76.9 70.3-82.5
Mecklenburg 211 62 28.5 22.2-35.7 149 71.5 64.3-77.8
New Hanover 195 72 35.9 27.4-45.3 123 64.1 54.7-72.6
Onslow 214 59 29.3 20.4-40.2 155 70.7 59.8-79.6
Wake 208 65 30.5 23.7-38.3 143 69.5 61.7-76.3
Western NC 309 68 23.5 18.5-29.4 241 76.5 70.6-81.5
Piedmont NC 322 82 19.4 15.2-24.3 240 80.6 75.7-84.8
Eastern NC 324 77 22.7 17.7-28.6 247 77.3 71.4-82.3

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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