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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,624 141 4.1 3.3- 5.1 4,483 95.9 94.9-96.7
AGE
18-24 118 14 9.4 5.0-16.8 104 90.6 83.2-95.0
25-34 373 25 5.9 3.9- 8.9 348 94.1 91.1-96.1
35-44 682 32 4.2 2.8- 6.2 650 95.8 93.8-97.2
45-54 915 34 3.7 2.5- 5.5 881 96.3 94.5-97.5
55-64 1,108 26 2.7 1.7- 4.2 1,082 97.3 95.8-98.3
65-74 847 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9 838 99.1 98.1-99.6
75+ 566 0 0.0 . - . 566 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 537 9 6.4 2.7-14.6 528 93.6 85.4-97.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,317 48 4.2 3.0- 5.9 1,269 95.8 94.1-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,096 43 5.4 3.9- 7.6 1,053 94.6 92.4-96.1
College Graduate 1,668 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,627 97.5 96.4-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 5 4.7 1.8-11.8 311 95.3 88.2-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 603 14 3.7 2.0- 6.9 589 96.3 93.1-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 459 6 1.2 0.4- 3.5 453 98.8 96.5-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 705 18 3.0 1.8- 5.1 687 97.0 94.9-98.2
$50,000-74,999 830 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 804 96.7 94.9-97.9
$75,000+ 1,312 61 5.5 3.9- 7.8 1,251 94.5 92.2-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,690 38 3.9 2.5- 6.1 1,652 96.1 93.9-97.5
No 2,912 103 4.3 3.3- 5.5 2,809 95.7 94.5-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,799 33 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,766 97.7 96.5-98.5
Non-Veteran 2,821 108 4.9 3.8- 6.3 2,713 95.1 93.7-96.2

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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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