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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,255 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 2,252 99.5 98.2-99.9
GENDER
Males 681 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 680 99.4 95.8-99.9
Females 1,574 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 1,572 99.6 97.9-99.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,219 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 2,216 99.5 98.2-99.9
AGE
18-24 78 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 77 98.5 90.3-99.8
25-34 256 0 0.0 . - . 256 100 . - .
35-44 387 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 386 99.9 99.3- 100
45-54 507 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 506 98.6 90.9-99.8
55-64 435 0 0.0 . - . 435 100 . - .
65-74 344 0 0.0 . - . 344 100 . - .
75+ 228 0 0.0 . - . 228 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 412 0 0.0 . - . 412 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 785 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 783 98.8 95.1-99.7
Some Post-H.S. 565 0 0.0 . - . 565 100 . - .
College Graduate 489 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 488 99.9 99.3- 100
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 414 0 0.0 . - . 414 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 483 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 482 99.1 94.0-99.9
$25,000- 34,999 284 0 0.0 . - . 284 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 309 2 2.0 0.3-11.3 307 98.0 88.7-99.7
$50,000-74,999 245 0 0.0 . - . 245 100 . - .
$75,000+ 233 0 0.0 . - . 233 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 909 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 908 99.5 96.5-99.9
No 1,323 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8 1,321 99.5 97.2-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 283 98.9 92.6-99.8
Non-Veteran 1,971 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2 1,969 99.6 97.8-99.9

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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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