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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,109 258 7.0 5.9- 8.3 4,851 93.0 91.7-94.1
GENDER
Male 1,840 40 3.3 2.1- 5.0 1,800 96.7 95.0-97.9
Female 3,269 218 10.5 8.8-12.5 3,051 89.5 87.5-91.2
RACE
White 3,449 241 10.0 8.4-11.9 3,208 90.0 88.1-91.6
African American 1,163 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 1,162 99.5 96.8-99.9
Other Minorities 471 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8 455 96.1 93.2-97.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 216 10 4.7 2.4- 9.3 206 95.3 90.7-97.6
Non-Hispanic 4,873 248 7.2 6.0- 8.5 4,625 92.8 91.5-94.0
AGE
18-24 180 25 13.9 8.9-21.2 155 86.1 78.8-91.1
25-34 507 51 10.1 7.4-13.7 456 89.9 86.3-92.6
35-44 790 71 8.2 6.2-10.6 719 91.8 89.4-93.8
45-54 984 62 6.2 4.6- 8.2 922 93.8 91.8-95.4
55-64 1,059 38 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,021 96.6 95.2-97.6
65-74 920 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3 910 98.8 97.7-99.4
75+ 639 0 0.0 . - . 639 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 800 20 5.4 2.9- 9.9 780 94.6 90.1-97.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,569 70 5.7 4.0- 8.0 1,499 94.3 92.0-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,385 91 8.3 6.3-10.8 1,294 91.7 89.2-93.7
College Graduate 1,343 77 8.4 6.3-11.2 1,266 91.6 88.8-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 662 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2 650 98.9 97.8-99.4
$15,000- 24,999 820 25 5.6 3.1- 9.7 795 94.4 90.3-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 566 18 2.9 1.6- 4.9 548 97.1 95.1-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 728 45 6.8 4.8- 9.6 683 93.2 90.4-95.2
$50,000-74,999 755 66 11.6 8.4-15.6 689 88.4 84.4-91.6
$75,000+ 918 70 10.2 7.4-13.8 848 89.8 86.2-92.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,040 63 4.9 3.6- 6.6 1,977 95.1 93.4-96.4
No 3,034 195 8.2 6.7-10.0 2,839 91.8 90.0-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 919 24 3.1 1.8- 5.2 895 96.9 94.8-98.2
Non-Veteran 4,187 234 7.9 6.6- 9.4 3,953 92.1 90.6-93.4

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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