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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Skin Cancer Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan using a tanning lamp
or tanning machine, whether it was at a tanning salon, at your home, or elsewhere?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,632 1,127 7.3 6.8- 7.8 13,505 92.7 92.2-93.2
-Cabarrus County 410 45 11.2 8.2-15.3 365 88.8 84.7-91.8
GENDER
Male 151 10 7.2 3.6-14.0 141 92.8 86.0-96.4
Female 259 35 14.8 10.5-20.6 224 85.2 79.4-89.5
RACE
White 345 42 13.4 9.7-18.2 303 86.6 81.8-90.3
Other 62 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 61 99.4 96.0-99.9
AGE
18-44 171 27 14.5 9.6-21.5 144 85.5 78.5-90.4
45+ 238 18 8.4 5.1-13.6 220 91.6 86.4-94.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 25 13.0 8.6-19.1 167 87.0 80.9-91.4
Some College + 217 20 9.7 5.8-15.7 197 90.3 84.3-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 22 10.1 6.1-16.2 177 89.9 83.8-93.9
$50,000+ 112 15 12.0 7.1-19.5 97 88.0 80.5-92.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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