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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 397 17 4.0 2.2- 7.3 380 96.0 92.7-97.8
GENDER
Male 155 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0 151 98.3 95.0-99.4
Female 242 13 6.3 3.1-12.4 229 93.7 87.6-96.9
RACE
White 301 17 5.7 3.1-10.3 284 94.3 89.7-96.9
Other 96 0 0.0 . - . 96 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 104 6 5.4 2.1-13.2 98 94.6 86.8-97.9
45+ 289 11 3.0 1.6- 5.9 278 97.0 94.1-98.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 128 98.6 96.1-99.5
Some College + 265 13 5.3 2.7-10.0 252 94.7 90.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1 160 97.3 93.9-98.8
$50,000+ 181 10 6.0 2.8-12.5 171 94.0 87.5-97.2

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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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