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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 381 9 2.2 1.1- 4.4 372 97.8 95.6-98.9
GENDER
Male 139 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 137 98.6 94.3-99.7
Female 242 7 3.2 1.4- 6.8 235 96.8 93.2-98.6
RACE
White 223 8 4.9 2.3-10.0 215 95.1 90.0-97.7
Other 156 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 155 99.8 98.5- 100
AGE
18-44 128 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 123 98.0 95.0-99.2
45+ 251 4 2.5 0.8- 7.3 247 97.5 92.7-99.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 109 99.3 95.3-99.9
Some College + 271 8 3.1 1.4- 6.5 263 96.9 93.5-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 160 99.6 98.3-99.9
$50,000+ 181 7 4.7 2.2- 9.9 174 95.3 90.1-97.8

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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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