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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-FEMALES 9,515 678 10.8 9.6-12.1 8,837 89.2 87.9-90.4
RACE
White 7,321 653 14.4 12.9-16.1 6,668 85.6 83.9-87.1
African American 1,574 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 1,572 99.6 97.9-99.9
Other Minorities 585 20 2.9 1.7- 4.7 565 97.1 95.3-98.3
AGE
18-24 265 70 31.1 23.9-39.4 195 68.9 60.6-76.1
25-34 908 120 13.8 11.2-17.0 788 86.2 83.0-88.8
35-44 1,435 199 13.3 11.3-15.5 1,236 86.7 84.5-88.7
45-54 1,817 163 8.4 7.0-10.0 1,654 91.6 90.0-93.0
55-64 1,960 99 5.1 4.0- 6.4 1,861 94.9 93.6-96.0
65-74 1,707 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,682 98.9 98.3-99.3
75+ 1,347 2 0.3 0.0- 1.7 1,345 99.7 98.3- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,307 45 4.5 3.1- 6.6 1,262 95.5 93.4-96.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,759 206 14.4 11.5-17.8 2,553 85.6 82.2-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,677 245 12.4 10.3-14.7 2,432 87.6 85.3-89.7
College Graduate 2,751 182 8.6 7.1-10.5 2,569 91.4 89.5-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,217 41 6.1 3.1-11.8 1,176 93.9 88.2-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,579 79 7.5 5.5-10.2 1,500 92.5 89.8-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 66 7.4 5.5-10.0 938 92.6 90.0-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,266 112 12.3 9.4-16.1 1,154 87.7 83.9-90.6
$50,000-74,999 1,250 134 14.4 11.7-17.6 1,116 85.6 82.4-88.3
$75,000+ 1,696 189 15.6 12.6-19.1 1,507 84.4 80.9-87.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,619 171 8.1 6.2-10.5 3,448 91.9 89.5-93.8
No 5,841 505 12.1 10.7-13.7 5,336 87.9 86.3-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 20 12.0 6.7-20.8 185 88.0 79.2-93.3
Non-Veteran 9,310 658 10.8 9.6-12.1 8,652 89.2 87.9-90.4

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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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