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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 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
-Cabarrus County 357 68 29.5 22.4-37.9 289 70.5 62.1-77.6
GENDER
Male 134 25 26.0 17.0-37.4 109 74.0 62.6-83.0
Female 223 43 32.6 22.5-44.5 180 67.4 55.5-77.5
RACE
White 300 66 35.4 27.1-44.7 234 64.6 55.3-72.9
Other 56 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 55 98.7 91.2-99.8
AGE
18-44 103 35 42.9 30.5-56.1 68 57.1 43.9-69.5
45+ 251 33 16.4 11.1-23.6 218 83.6 76.4-88.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 17 17.2 9.0-30.4 129 82.8 69.6-91.0
Some College + 210 51 36.1 26.7-46.8 159 63.9 53.2-73.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 23 21.0 12.8-32.4 146 79.0 67.6-87.2
$50,000+ 145 39 36.4 25.4-48.9 106 63.6 51.1-74.6

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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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