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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention Module (Asked July--December Only)-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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?n 12 hours?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 371 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 369 99.2 96.4-99.8
GENDER
Male 371 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 369 99.2 96.4-99.8
RACE
African American 371 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 369 99.2 96.4-99.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
-English Speaking 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 364 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 362 99.1 96.3-99.8
AGE
18-24 17 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
25-34 44 0 0.0 . - . 44 100 . - .
35-44 67 2 4.5 1.0-17.5 65 95.5 82.5-99.0
45-54 79 0 0.0 . - . 79 100 . - .
55-64 70 0 0.0 . - . 70 100 . - .
65-74 62 0 0.0 . - . 62 100 . - .
75+ 30 0 0.0 . - . 30 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 140 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 139 99.3 94.9-99.9
Some Post-H.S. 80 1 2.5 0.4-15.7 79 97.5 84.3-99.6
College Graduate 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 65 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 64 98.7 91.1-99.8
$25,000- 34,999 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 59 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 58 96.2 77.5-99.5
$50,000-74,999 48 0 0.0 . - . 48 100 . - .
$75,000+ 43 0 0.0 . - . 43 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 142 0 0.0 . - . 142 100 . - .
No 221 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 219 98.7 94.5-99.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 0 0.0 . - . 114 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 257 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 255 98.9 95.2-99.7

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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.

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