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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 437 25 6.3 3.6-10.6 412 93.7 89.4-96.4
GENDER
Male 173 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 168 98.1 95.1-99.3
Female 264 20 10.4 5.7-18.2 244 89.6 81.8-94.3
RACE
White 381 25 7.8 4.5-13.0 356 92.2 87.0-95.5
Other 54 0 0.0 . - . 54 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 117 13 9.6 4.7-18.8 104 90.4 81.2-95.3
45+ 316 12 3.4 1.8- 6.1 304 96.6 93.9-98.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0 182 95.7 91.0-98.0
Some College + 246 16 7.9 3.9-15.5 230 92.1 84.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 13 5.3 2.8- 9.8 221 94.7 90.2-97.2
$50,000+ 153 10 5.2 2.7- 9.9 143 94.8 90.1-97.3

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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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