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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 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
-Forsyth County 397 85 22.3 17.1-28.6 312 77.7 71.4-82.9
GENDER
Male 155 38 26.3 18.0-36.7 117 73.7 63.3-82.0
Female 242 47 18.4 12.9-25.7 195 81.6 74.3-87.1
RACE
White 301 80 28.8 22.2-36.4 221 71.2 63.6-77.8
Other 96 5 7.0 2.4-19.0 91 93.0 81.0-97.6
AGE
18-44 104 29 30.2 20.1-42.6 75 69.8 57.4-79.9
45+ 289 56 16.6 12.4-21.8 233 83.4 78.2-87.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 22 20.7 11.8-33.8 110 79.3 66.2-88.2
Some College + 265 63 23.1 17.0-30.4 202 76.9 69.6-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 24 13.6 7.3-23.8 143 86.4 76.2-92.7
$50,000+ 181 53 29.7 21.9-39.0 128 70.3 61.0-78.1

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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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