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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 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
-Guilford County 414 73 23.5 17.1-31.5 341 76.5 68.5-82.9
GENDER
Male 161 28 17.3 11.0-26.3 133 82.7 73.7-89.0
Female 253 45 29.1 19.4-41.3 208 70.9 58.7-80.6
RACE
White 309 69 33.9 25.1-44.0 240 66.1 56.0-74.9
Other 102 3 4.3 1.4-12.9 99 95.7 87.1-98.6
AGE
18-44 103 26 33.1 21.1-47.7 77 66.9 52.3-78.9
45+ 308 47 15.4 11.4-20.6 261 84.6 79.4-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 24 27.8 15.7-44.3 133 72.2 55.7-84.3
Some College + 256 49 20.6 15.1-27.4 207 79.4 72.6-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 22 14.9 8.5-24.9 163 85.1 75.1-91.5
$50,000+ 173 42 25.8 16.9-37.3 131 74.2 62.7-83.1

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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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