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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 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
-Johnston County 455 92 24.4 18.7-31.1 363 75.6 68.9-81.3
GENDER
Male 173 21 11.0 6.8-17.1 152 89.0 82.9-93.2
Female 282 71 36.3 27.5-46.1 211 63.7 53.9-72.5
RACE
White 371 88 29.5 22.7-37.5 283 70.5 62.5-77.3
Other 80 4 6.0 2.1-16.1 76 94.0 83.9-97.9
AGE
18-44 150 52 33.7 24.1-44.9 98 66.3 55.1-75.9
45+ 301 39 14.0 10.0-19.2 262 86.0 80.8-90.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 27 17.6 10.2-28.6 166 82.4 71.4-89.8
Some College + 261 65 29.9 22.2-38.8 196 70.1 61.2-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 34 14.4 9.8-20.7 186 85.6 79.3-90.2
$50,000+ 184 52 33.3 24.3-43.8 132 66.7 56.2-75.7

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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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