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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 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
-Catawba County 437 87 24.0 18.8-30.2 350 76.0 69.8-81.2
GENDER
Male 173 33 21.3 14.1-30.7 140 78.7 69.3-85.9
Female 264 54 26.7 19.7-35.1 210 73.3 64.9-80.3
RACE
White 381 83 26.7 21.0-33.2 298 73.3 66.8-79.0
Other 54 4 13.6 4.3-35.8 50 86.4 64.2-95.7
AGE
18-44 117 40 34.2 24.4-45.5 77 65.8 54.5-75.6
45+ 316 47 15.4 11.4-20.6 269 84.6 79.4-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 27 17.2 11.4-25.2 164 82.8 74.8-88.6
Some College + 246 60 29.9 22.2-39.0 186 70.1 61.0-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 40 20.9 14.3-29.6 194 79.1 70.4-85.7
$50,000+ 153 39 24.8 17.7-33.6 114 75.2 66.4-82.3

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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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