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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 414 14 7.8 3.3-17.1 400 92.2 82.9-96.7
GENDER
Male 161 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 160 99.5 96.4-99.9
Female 253 13 14.3 6.2-29.7 240 85.7 70.3-93.8
RACE
White 309 13 11.8 5.1-25.2 296 88.2 74.8-94.9
Other 102 0 0.0 . - . 102 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 103 6 13.5 4.9-32.3 97 86.5 67.7-95.1
45+ 308 8 2.7 1.3- 5.7 300 97.3 94.3-98.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 10 17.5 7.3-36.4 147 82.5 63.6-92.7
Some College + 256 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 252 99.0 97.3-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 3 3.6 0.7-15.4 182 96.4 84.6-99.3
$50,000+ 173 9 8.8 2.7-25.0 164 91.2 75.0-97.3

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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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