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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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
-Onslow County 397 22 7.3 4.5-11.8 375 92.7 88.2-95.5
GENDER
Male 162 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 160 98.8 95.2-99.7
Female 235 20 13.2 7.9-21.0 215 86.8 79.0-92.1
RACE
White 305 21 9.6 5.8-15.4 284 90.4 84.6-94.2
Other 87 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 86 98.9 92.3-99.8
AGE
18-44 146 14 9.8 5.4-17.1 132 90.2 82.9-94.6
45+ 251 8 3.6 1.7- 7.2 243 96.4 92.8-98.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 4 3.5 1.1-10.1 163 96.5 89.9-98.9
Some College + 230 18 10.0 5.8-16.8 212 90.0 83.2-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 9 6.7 3.0-14.3 188 93.3 85.7-97.0
$50,000+ 151 10 7.5 3.8-14.5 141 92.5 85.5-96.2

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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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