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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITES

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
-WHITES 11,945 794 9.6 8.6-10.6 11,151 90.4 89.4-91.4
GENDER
Males 4,624 141 4.1 3.3- 5.1 4,483 95.9 94.9-96.7
Females 7,321 653 14.4 12.9-16.1 6,668 85.6 83.9-87.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 6 9.1 3.8-20.3 99 90.9 79.7-96.2
Non-Hispanic 11,818 788 9.6 8.6-10.6 11,030 90.4 89.4-91.4
AGE
18-24 265 79 28.1 21.8-35.5 186 71.9 64.5-78.2
25-34 956 136 13.2 10.8-16.0 820 86.8 84.0-89.2
35-44 1,706 225 11.5 9.9-13.4 1,481 88.5 86.6-90.1
45-54 2,291 194 7.4 6.3- 8.8 2,097 92.6 91.2-93.7
55-64 2,702 124 4.7 3.8- 5.7 2,578 95.3 94.3-96.2
65-74 2,250 33 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,217 98.9 98.4-99.3
75+ 1,709 2 0.2 0.0- 1.3 1,707 99.8 98.7- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,337 51 7.6 4.9-11.6 1,286 92.4 88.4-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,407 250 12.2 10.0-14.8 3,157 87.8 85.2-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,231 278 11.3 9.6-13.3 2,953 88.7 86.7-90.4
College Graduate 3,949 215 6.5 5.4- 7.8 3,734 93.5 92.2-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,093 45 8.8 4.9-15.1 1,048 91.2 84.9-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,670 87 8.3 6.2-10.9 1,583 91.7 89.1-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,193 67 6.0 4.4- 8.1 1,126 94.0 91.9-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,729 123 9.6 7.4-12.3 1,606 90.4 87.7-92.6
$50,000-74,999 1,872 158 10.2 8.4-12.4 1,714 89.8 87.6-91.6
$75,000+ 2,821 249 11.3 9.4-13.5 2,572 88.7 86.5-90.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,458 199 7.4 5.8- 9.4 4,259 92.6 90.6-94.2
No 7,432 593 10.6 9.4-11.9 6,839 89.4 88.1-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,938 51 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,887 96.9 95.7-97.8
Non-Veteran 10,003 743 10.7 9.6-11.9 9,260 89.3 88.1-90.4

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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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