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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 460 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1 437 94.5 90.9-96.7
GENDER
Male 157 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4 155 98.8 93.6-99.8
Female 303 21 9.3 5.5-15.4 282 90.7 84.6-94.5
RACE
White 269 18 7.7 4.2-13.6 251 92.3 86.4-95.8
Other 189 5 2.8 1.0- 7.3 184 97.2 92.7-99.0
AGE
18-44 147 12 7.0 3.4-13.6 135 93.0 86.4-96.6
45+ 309 11 3.9 2.0- 7.8 298 96.1 92.2-98.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 8 3.7 1.6- 8.2 191 96.3 91.8-98.4
Some College + 259 15 7.0 3.7-12.8 244 93.0 87.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 15 5.0 2.8- 8.6 246 95.0 91.4-97.2
$50,000+ 148 6 6.2 2.2-16.3 142 93.8 83.7-97.8

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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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