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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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 6,905 904 14.2 13.2-15.3 6,001 85.8 84.7-86.8
AGE
18-24 306 118 40.5 33.8-47.6 188 59.5 52.4-66.2
25-34 952 245 25.1 22.0-28.5 707 74.9 71.5-78.0
35-44 1,212 255 21.3 18.5-24.5 957 78.7 75.5-81.5
45-54 1,287 184 13.1 11.0-15.4 1,103 86.9 84.6-89.0
55-64 1,217 76 5.9 4.6- 7.6 1,141 94.1 92.4-95.4
65-74 1,019 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8 998 97.7 96.2-98.6
75+ 880 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 877 99.6 98.8-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 886 65 9.5 7.2-12.3 821 90.5 87.7-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,024 296 15.3 13.5-17.4 1,728 84.7 82.6-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,844 299 17.9 15.6-20.4 1,545 82.1 79.6-84.4
College Graduate 2,143 244 11.9 10.3-13.7 1,899 88.1 86.3-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 720 47 7.7 5.5-10.6 673 92.3 89.4-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,078 108 10.8 8.6-13.4 970 89.2 86.6-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 770 121 16.5 13.5-20.1 649 83.5 79.9-86.5
$35,000- 49,999 893 158 16.9 14.2-20.0 735 83.1 80.0-85.8
$50,000-74,999 868 152 17.3 14.4-20.7 716 82.7 79.3-85.6
$75,000+ 999 166 17.7 14.9-20.9 833 82.3 79.1-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,282 174 9.5 7.9-11.3 2,108 90.5 88.7-92.1
No 4,584 725 16.4 15.1-17.8 3,859 83.6 82.2-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 8 8.9 4.0-18.7 90 91.1 81.3-96.0
Non-Veteran 6,787 891 14.3 13.2-15.4 5,896 85.7 84.6-86.8
Currently Serving 20 5 21.0 6.5-50.5 15 79.0 49.5-93.5

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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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