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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Skin Cancer Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan from the sun?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,292 2,624 21.6 20.6-22.8 12,668 78.4 77.2-79.4
-Alamance County 368 72 28.2 21.2-36.4 296 71.8 63.6-78.8
GENDER
Male 115 21 24.4 13.4-40.1 94 75.6 59.9-86.6
Female 253 51 31.4 23.9-40.0 202 68.6 60.0-76.1
RACE
White 293 68 36.1 27.6-45.6 225 63.9 54.4-72.4
Other 75 4 4.0 1.3-11.7 71 96.0 88.3-98.7
AGE
18-44 98 40 42.0 28.9-56.4 58 58.0 43.6-71.1
45+ 267 32 14.5 10.0-20.6 235 85.5 79.4-90.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 26 26.5 16.1-40.4 138 73.5 59.6-83.9
Some College + 203 46 30.1 22.3-39.3 157 69.9 60.7-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 20 11.7 7.0-19.1 163 88.3 80.9-93.0
$50,000+ 131 45 40.9 29.0-54.0 86 59.1 46.0-71.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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