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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 416 33 12.5 8.3-18.4 383 87.5 81.6-91.7
GENDER
Male 140 5 4.8 1.9-11.6 135 95.2 88.4-98.1
Female 276 28 18.0 11.6-26.8 248 82.0 73.2-88.4
RACE
White 364 31 14.0 9.2-20.8 333 86.0 79.2-90.8
Other 50 1 3.1 0.4-19.1 49 96.9 80.9-99.6
AGE
18-44 124 21 20.8 13.1-31.3 103 79.2 68.7-86.9
45+ 290 12 4.4 2.1- 9.0 278 95.6 91.0-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 11 7.4 3.3-15.5 174 92.6 84.5-96.7
Some College + 229 22 16.3 10.2-25.1 207 83.7 74.9-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 13 10.9 5.6-20.0 183 89.1 80.0-94.4
$50,000+ 157 19 15.4 9.0-25.1 138 84.6 74.9-91.0

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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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