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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 from the sun?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,292 2,624 21.6 20.6-22.8 12,668 78.4 77.2-79.4
-Onslow County 397 75 22.6 17.4-28.8 322 77.4 71.2-82.6
GENDER
Male 162 21 14.2 8.1-23.8 141 85.8 76.2-91.9
Female 235 54 30.5 23.2-39.0 181 69.5 61.0-76.8
RACE
White 305 74 30.0 23.4-37.5 231 70.0 62.5-76.6
Other 87 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 86 98.2 88.2-99.7
AGE
18-44 146 42 29.1 21.2-38.6 104 70.9 61.4-78.8
45+ 251 33 12.8 8.8-18.1 218 87.2 81.9-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 24 19.3 12.0-29.6 143 80.7 70.4-88.0
Some College + 230 51 24.9 18.2-33.0 179 75.1 67.0-81.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 34 19.9 12.9-29.4 163 80.1 70.6-87.1
$50,000+ 151 34 25.8 18.0-35.4 117 74.2 64.6-82.0

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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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