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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 342 54 21.8 16.1-28.7 288 78.2 71.3-83.9
GENDER
Male 127 15 17.2 9.5-29.3 112 82.8 70.7-90.5
Female 215 39 25.3 18.1-34.3 176 74.7 65.7-81.9
RACE
White 308 51 23.6 17.4-31.1 257 76.4 68.9-82.6
Other 32 3 5.5 1.5-17.8 29 94.5 82.2-98.5
AGE
18-44 75 27 38.1 26.2-51.7 48 61.9 48.3-73.8
45+ 266 27 10.5 6.7-16.1 239 89.5 83.9-93.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 11 18.3 9.1-33.4 102 81.7 66.6-90.9
Some College + 228 42 23.3 16.7-31.4 186 76.7 68.6-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 21 17.4 10.7-27.2 162 82.6 72.8-89.3
$50,000+ 123 26 29.0 19.4-41.0 97 71.0 59.0-80.6

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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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