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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE MALES

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 4,066 166 4.3 3.6- 5.1 3,900 95.7 94.9-96.4
AGE
18-24 199 22 14.2 9.0-21.7 177 85.8 78.3-91.0
25-34 599 42 6.1 4.3- 8.5 557 93.9 91.5-95.7
35-44 786 52 6.4 4.6- 8.7 734 93.6 91.3-95.4
45-54 790 30 4.1 2.7- 6.2 760 95.9 93.8-97.3
55-64 777 15 1.5 0.9- 2.8 762 98.5 97.2-99.1
65-74 557 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 553 99.1 97.6-99.7
75+ 349 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 348 99.8 98.6- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 504 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5 492 97.1 94.5-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,115 42 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,073 96.4 94.9-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,000 54 6.6 4.9- 9.0 946 93.4 91.0-95.1
College Graduate 1,441 57 3.7 2.7- 5.0 1,384 96.3 95.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1 284 99.0 96.9-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 474 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8 457 96.0 93.2-97.7
$25,000- 34,999 491 18 3.7 2.1- 6.3 473 96.3 93.7-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 648 29 4.5 3.0- 6.9 619 95.5 93.1-97.0
$50,000-74,999 643 34 5.7 3.8- 8.3 609 94.3 91.7-96.2
$75,000+ 788 38 4.3 2.9- 6.2 750 95.7 93.8-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,218 34 3.5 2.4- 5.2 1,184 96.5 94.8-97.6
No 2,812 132 4.7 3.8- 5.7 2,680 95.3 94.3-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,417 36 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,381 97.7 96.7-98.4
Non-Veteran 2,561 125 5.3 4.3- 6.5 2,436 94.7 93.5-95.7
Currently Serving 86 5 5.5 2.1-13.5 81 94.5 86.5-97.9

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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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