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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,574 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 1,572 99.6 97.9-99.9
AGE
18-24 49 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 48 96.7 79.8-99.5
25-34 190 0 0.0 . - . 190 100 . - .
35-44 261 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 260 99.8 98.6- 100
45-54 337 0 0.0 . - . 337 100 . - .
55-64 294 0 0.0 . - . 294 100 . - .
65-74 257 0 0.0 . - . 257 100 . - .
75+ 170 0 0.0 . - . 170 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 0 0.0 . - . 296 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 511 99.0 93.2-99.9
Some Post-H.S. 401 0 0.0 . - . 401 100 . - .
College Graduate 363 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 362 99.8 98.9- 100
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 0 0.0 . - . 316 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 359 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 358 98.5 89.9-99.8
$25,000- 34,999 200 0 0.0 . - . 200 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 183 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 182 99.7 97.9- 100
$50,000-74,999 158 0 0.0 . - . 158 100 . - .
$75,000+ 137 0 0.0 . - . 137 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 627 1 1.0 0.1- 6.4 626 99.0 93.6-99.9
No 933 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 932 99.9 99.6- 100
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 1 8.3 1.2-40.1 49 91.7 59.9-98.8
Non-Veteran 1,524 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 1,523 100 99.7- 100

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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