SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Skin Cancer Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan from the sun?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Cumberland County 460 57 13.1 9.7-17.5 403 86.9 82.5-90.3
GENDER
Male 157 9 5.2 2.4-10.7 148 94.8 89.3-97.6
Female 303 48 20.3 14.9-27.0 255 79.7 73.0-85.1
RACE
White 269 45 17.8 12.6-24.6 224 82.2 75.4-87.4
Other 189 12 7.3 3.8-13.7 177 92.7 86.3-96.2
AGE
18-44 147 31 17.4 11.6-25.4 116 82.6 74.6-88.4
45+ 309 25 7.9 5.1-12.1 284 92.1 87.9-94.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 15 6.8 3.8-12.0 184 93.2 88.0-96.2
Some College + 259 42 18.2 13.0-25.0 217 81.8 75.0-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 21 7.0 4.2-11.4 240 93.0 88.6-95.8
$50,000+ 148 30 21.9 14.7-31.2 118 78.1 68.8-85.3

Back to Skin Cancer Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook