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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,589 386 13.1 11.6-14.7 3,203 86.9 85.3-88.4
AGE
18-24 89 31 27.0 18.1-38.3 58 73.0 61.7-81.9
25-34 323 77 19.9 15.7-24.9 246 80.1 75.1-84.3
35-44 592 106 16.6 13.4-20.4 486 83.4 79.6-86.6
45-54 707 105 15.6 12.5-19.2 602 84.4 80.8-87.5
55-64 732 49 6.4 4.5- 8.9 683 93.6 91.1-95.5
65-74 612 12 1.8 1.0- 3.5 600 98.2 96.5-99.0
75+ 506 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 503 99.6 98.6-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 42 14.0 9.3-20.6 376 86.0 79.4-90.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,047 135 15.6 12.7-19.2 912 84.4 80.8-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 968 109 14.2 11.3-17.7 859 85.8 82.3-88.7
College Graduate 1,147 99 9.6 7.6-12.1 1,048 90.4 87.9-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 18 5.7 3.3- 9.6 357 94.3 90.4-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 508 50 10.3 7.4-14.2 458 89.7 85.8-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 425 42 11.8 8.1-16.8 383 88.2 83.2-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 504 63 14.1 10.2-19.2 441 85.9 80.8-89.8
$50,000-74,999 478 72 15.6 11.8-20.5 406 84.4 79.5-88.2
$75,000+ 714 92 15.3 12.1-19.1 622 84.7 80.9-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,345 89 8.6 6.5-11.3 1,256 91.4 88.7-93.5
No 2,216 292 15.1 13.2-17.3 1,924 84.9 82.7-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 8 19.3 8.0-39.4 60 80.7 60.6-92.0
Non-Veteran 3,521 378 12.9 11.4-14.6 3,143 87.1 85.4-88.6

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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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