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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 390 21 6.4 3.8-10.6 369 93.6 89.4-96.2
GENDER
Male 158 5 3.7 1.3- 9.9 153 96.3 90.1-98.7
Female 232 16 8.7 4.7-15.6 216 91.3 84.4-95.3
RACE
White 350 21 7.4 4.4-12.3 329 92.6 87.7-95.6
Other 38 0 0.0 . - . 38 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 109 15 10.7 5.8-19.0 94 89.3 81.0-94.2
45+ 280 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 274 98.0 95.2-99.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 9 6.2 2.8-13.3 216 93.8 86.7-97.2
Some College + 165 12 6.6 3.5-11.9 153 93.4 88.1-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 7 4.7 1.8-11.7 225 95.3 88.3-98.2
$50,000+ 111 12 10.4 5.5-18.8 99 89.6 81.2-94.5

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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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