SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,297 826 7.1 6.4- 7.9 14,471 92.9 92.1-93.6
-Buncombe County 342 24 11.1 7.2-16.9 318 88.9 83.1-92.8
GENDER
Male 127 2 3.1 0.7-13.4 125 96.9 86.6-99.3
Female 215 22 17.5 11.2-26.2 193 82.5 73.8-88.8
RACE
White 308 23 12.1 7.7-18.4 285 87.9 81.6-92.3
Other 32 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 31 97.0 81.2-99.6
AGE
18-44 75 17 23.4 14.3-36.0 58 76.6 64.0-85.7
45+ 266 7 2.7 1.2- 5.7 259 97.3 94.3-98.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 9 11.7 5.4-23.5 104 88.3 76.5-94.6
Some College + 228 15 10.9 6.4-18.1 213 89.1 81.9-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 12 11.9 6.4-21.3 171 88.1 78.7-93.6
$50,000+ 123 9 10.7 5.3-20.4 114 89.3 79.6-94.7

Back to Skin Cancer Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook