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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 455 31 9.3 5.6-15.3 424 90.7 84.7-94.4
GENDER
Male 173 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 169 98.3 95.3-99.4
Female 282 27 16.1 9.4-26.2 255 83.9 73.8-90.6
RACE
White 371 31 12.0 7.2-19.3 340 88.0 80.7-92.8
Other 80 0 0.0 . - . 80 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 150 22 14.5 7.8-25.3 128 85.5 74.7-92.2
45+ 301 9 3.8 1.9- 7.3 292 96.2 92.7-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 10 5.0 2.6- 9.6 183 95.0 90.4-97.4
Some College + 261 21 12.8 6.8-22.9 240 87.2 77.1-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9 209 95.8 92.1-97.8
$50,000+ 184 19 15.3 8.0-27.2 165 84.7 72.8-92.0

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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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