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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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?

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  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
-Cabarrus County 357 22 12.5 7.0-21.3 335 87.5 78.7-93.0
GENDER
Male 134 4 8.3 3.1-20.5 130 91.7 79.5-96.9
Female 223 18 16.0 7.8-29.9 205 84.0 70.1-92.2
RACE
White 300 22 15.2 8.6-25.5 278 84.8 74.5-91.4
Other 56 0 0.0 . - . 56 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 103 16 22.7 12.3-37.9 87 77.3 62.1-87.7
45+ 251 6 2.3 0.9- 5.8 245 97.7 94.2-99.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 6 6.2 1.7-19.8 140 93.8 80.2-98.3
Some College + 210 16 15.8 8.3-28.1 194 84.2 71.9-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 9 13.5 6.0-27.4 160 86.5 72.6-94.0
$50,000+ 145 13 14.7 6.5-29.9 132 85.3 70.1-93.5

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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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