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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 681 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 680 99.4 95.8-99.9
AGE
18-24 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
25-34 66 0 0.0 . - . 66 100 . - .
35-44 126 0 0.0 . - . 126 100 . - .
45-54 170 1 2.9 0.4-17.5 169 97.1 82.5-99.6
55-64 141 0 0.0 . - . 141 100 . - .
65-74 87 0 0.0 . - . 87 100 . - .
75+ 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 0 0.0 . - . 116 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 273 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 272 98.6 90.9-99.8
Some Post-H.S. 164 0 0.0 . - . 164 100 . - .
College Graduate 126 0 0.0 . - . 126 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 0 0.0 . - . 98 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 124 0 0.0 . - . 124 100 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 84 0 0.0 . - . 84 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 126 1 3.4 0.5-20.2 125 96.6 79.8-99.5
$50,000-74,999 87 0 0.0 . - . 87 100 . - .
$75,000+ 96 0 0.0 . - . 96 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 282 0 0.0 . - . 282 100 . - .
No 390 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 389 99.0 93.5-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 0 0.0 . - . 234 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 447 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 446 99.1 94.1-99.9

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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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