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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,896 323 5.8 5.1- 6.6 4,573 94.2 93.4-94.9
GENDER
Male 1,755 45 2.3 1.7- 3.2 1,710 97.7 96.8-98.3
Female 3,141 278 8.9 7.8-10.2 2,863 91.1 89.8-92.2
RACE
White 3,237 305 8.6 7.5- 9.7 2,932 91.4 90.3-92.5
African American 1,226 6 0.4 0.1- 0.9 1,220 99.6 99.1-99.9
Other Minorities 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 320 52 11.6 8.4-15.8 268 88.4 84.2-91.6
25-34 799 98 10.6 8.5-13.2 701 89.4 86.8-91.5
35-44 862 81 7.4 5.9- 9.4 781 92.6 90.6-94.1
45-54 900 64 6.3 4.7- 8.4 836 93.7 91.6-95.3
55-64 851 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0 834 98.8 98.0-99.3
65-74 665 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 654 98.5 97.1-99.2
75+ 480 0 0.0 . - . 480 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 836 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4 820 98.6 97.6-99.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,561 97 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,464 94.1 92.6-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,286 109 7.5 6.0- 9.3 1,177 92.5 90.7-94.0
College Graduate 1,204 100 7.2 5.8- 9.0 1,104 92.8 91.0-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 651 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3 634 98.1 96.7-98.9
$15,000- 24,999 915 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5 884 97.0 95.5-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 580 38 5.7 4.0- 8.0 542 94.3 92.0-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 647 60 7.4 5.6- 9.9 587 92.6 90.1-94.4
$50,000-74,999 527 59 10.1 7.5-13.5 468 89.9 86.5-92.5
$75,000+ 545 53 8.5 6.3-11.5 492 91.5 88.5-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,722 68 4.0 3.0- 5.2 1,654 96.0 94.8-97.0
No 3,125 253 6.8 5.9- 7.8 2,872 93.2 92.2-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 696 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1 677 97.5 95.9-98.5
Non-Veteran 4,067 295 6.5 5.7- 7.4 3,772 93.5 92.6-94.3
Currently Serving 133 9 5.4 2.4-11.9 124 94.6 88.1-97.6

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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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