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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 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
-Iredell County 416 89 28.4 22.7-34.8 327 71.6 65.2-77.3
GENDER
Male 140 25 22.2 14.2-32.8 115 77.8 67.2-85.8
Female 276 64 32.8 25.5-41.1 212 67.2 58.9-74.5
RACE
White 364 85 32.3 25.9-39.3 279 67.7 60.7-74.1
Other 50 4 8.3 2.8-21.8 46 91.7 78.2-97.2
AGE
18-44 124 49 41.4 31.7-51.9 75 58.6 48.1-68.3
45+ 290 40 15.7 10.8-22.2 250 84.3 77.8-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 31 22.8 15.1-33.0 154 77.2 67.0-84.9
Some College + 229 58 32.6 25.1-41.1 171 67.4 58.9-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 30 20.7 13.7-30.0 166 79.3 70.0-86.3
$50,000+ 157 51 38.8 29.4-49.0 106 61.2 51.0-70.6

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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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