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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 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
-Davidson County 390 70 25.5 19.3-33.0 320 74.5 67.0-80.7
GENDER
Male 158 27 22.1 14.4-32.3 131 77.9 67.7-85.6
Female 232 43 28.6 19.6-39.5 189 71.4 60.5-80.4
RACE
White 350 67 28.5 21.5-36.7 283 71.5 63.3-78.5
Other 38 3 7.5 2.1-23.7 35 92.5 76.3-97.9
AGE
18-44 109 40 40.0 28.9-52.3 69 60.0 47.7-71.1
45+ 280 30 11.1 7.6-16.0 250 88.9 84.0-92.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 37 24.3 17.2-33.3 188 75.7 66.7-82.8
Some College + 165 33 27.3 17.1-40.6 132 72.7 59.4-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 35 23.8 15.5-34.7 197 76.2 65.3-84.5
$50,000+ 111 33 35.6 24.8-48.2 78 64.4 51.8-75.2

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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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