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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 375 43 10.6 7.7-14.6 332 89.4 85.4-92.3
GENDER
Male 144 5 3.0 1.2- 7.3 139 97.0 92.7-98.8
Female 231 38 18.3 13.2-24.9 193 81.7 75.1-86.8
RACE
White 331 43 12.1 8.8-16.5 288 87.9 83.5-91.2
Other 44 0 0.0 . - . 44 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 140 22 12.3 7.7-19.1 118 87.7 80.9-92.3
45+ 231 19 8.7 5.3-13.8 212 91.3 86.2-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 22 8.9 5.7-13.8 203 91.1 86.2-94.3
Some College + 150 21 13.3 8.4-20.6 129 86.7 79.4-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 16 6.9 3.9-11.8 169 93.1 88.2-96.1
$50,000+ 86 19 20.3 12.6-31.0 67 79.7 69.0-87.4

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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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