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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 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
-Durham County 381 53 15.2 10.9-20.9 328 84.8 79.1-89.1
GENDER
Male 139 18 13.9 7.8-23.6 121 86.1 76.4-92.2
Female 242 35 16.7 11.6-23.3 207 83.3 76.7-88.4
RACE
White 223 46 26.5 19.7-34.6 177 73.5 65.4-80.3
Other 156 7 7.0 2.8-16.5 149 93.0 83.5-97.2
AGE
18-44 128 29 17.9 11.3-27.1 99 82.1 72.9-88.7
45+ 251 24 11.7 7.4-17.9 227 88.3 82.1-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 10 11.2 4.8-23.7 100 88.8 76.3-95.2
Some College + 271 43 17.6 12.5-24.2 228 82.4 75.8-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 10 8.0 3.2-18.5 152 92.0 81.5-96.8
$50,000+ 181 41 25.3 18.3-33.8 140 74.7 66.2-81.7

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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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