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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 418 39 9.6 6.8-13.3 379 90.4 86.7-93.2
GENDER
Male 167 9 6.1 3.0-11.8 158 93.9 88.2-97.0
Female 251 30 13.4 9.2-18.9 221 86.6 81.1-90.8
RACE
White 362 39 11.3 8.1-15.6 323 88.7 84.4-91.9
Other 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 159 27 14.8 9.9-21.6 132 85.2 78.4-90.1
45+ 255 12 5.3 2.8-10.0 243 94.7 90.0-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 20 11.3 7.1-17.4 167 88.7 82.6-92.9
Some College + 230 19 8.1 4.9-13.2 211 91.9 86.8-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 18 8.9 5.2-14.7 184 91.1 85.3-94.8
$50,000+ 120 20 16.0 10.2-24.1 100 84.0 75.9-89.8

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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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