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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-MALES 5,782 148 3.2 2.6- 4.0 5,634 96.8 96.0-97.4
RACE
White 4,624 141 4.1 3.3- 5.1 4,483 95.9 94.9-96.7
African American 681 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 680 99.4 95.8-99.9
Other Minorities 457 6 1.7 0.6- 4.4 451 98.3 95.6-99.4
AGE
18-24 198 16 6.5 3.7-11.4 182 93.5 88.6-96.3
25-34 546 27 3.8 2.5- 5.7 519 96.2 94.3-97.5
35-44 919 34 3.1 2.1- 4.5 885 96.9 95.5-97.9
45-54 1,161 35 3.3 2.1- 5.1 1,126 96.7 94.9-97.9
55-64 1,322 26 2.1 1.4- 3.3 1,296 97.9 96.7-98.6
65-74 971 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 962 99.3 98.5-99.7
75+ 642 0 0.0 . - . 642 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 846 14 4.0 2.0- 8.0 832 96.0 92.0-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,703 50 3.2 2.3- 4.6 1,653 96.8 95.4-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,327 43 4.1 2.9- 5.7 1,284 95.9 94.3-97.1
College Graduate 1,893 41 2.0 1.4- 2.9 1,852 98.0 97.1-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 501 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 496 98.1 94.9-99.3
$15,000- 24,999 870 16 2.5 1.3- 4.9 854 97.5 95.1-98.7
$25,000- 34,999 612 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 604 98.8 97.2-99.5
$35,000- 49,999 871 19 2.9 1.6- 5.5 852 97.1 94.5-98.4
$50,000-74,999 949 26 2.7 1.7- 4.2 923 97.3 95.8-98.3
$75,000+ 1,466 61 4.8 3.3- 6.7 1,405 95.2 93.3-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,118 43 3.5 2.3- 5.2 2,075 96.5 94.8-97.7
No 3,623 105 3.1 2.4- 4.0 3,518 96.9 96.0-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,114 33 1.7 1.2- 2.6 2,081 98.3 97.4-98.8
Non-Veteran 3,661 115 3.7 2.9- 4.8 3,546 96.3 95.2-97.1

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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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