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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,750 10 0.5 0.2- 0.9 1,740 99.5 99.1-99.8
AGE
18-24 113 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 112 99.8 98.3- 100
25-34 318 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 315 99.1 97.1-99.7
35-44 341 0 0.0 . - . 341 100 . - .
45-54 332 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 330 99.3 97.1-99.8
55-64 256 0 0.0 . - . 256 100 . - .
65-74 219 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 215 98.8 96.5-99.6
75+ 160 0 0.0 . - . 160 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 370 98.9 97.2-99.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 564 99.6 98.6-99.9
Some Post-H.S. 456 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 455 99.8 98.3- 100
College Graduate 349 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 348 99.6 97.3-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 377 99.2 97.7-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 428 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 426 99.5 97.9-99.9
$25,000- 34,999 226 0 0.0 . - . 226 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 174 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 173 99.4 96.1-99.9
$50,000-74,999 92 0 0.0 . - . 92 100 . - .
$75,000+ 79 0 0.0 . - . 79 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 634 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 628 99.1 98.0-99.6
No 1,095 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 1,091 99.7 99.2-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 0 0.0 . - . 49 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,691 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,681 99.5 99.0-99.8
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .

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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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