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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 368 6 2.7 0.9- 7.7 362 97.3 92.3-99.1
GENDER
Male 147 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 145 99.4 97.7-99.9
Female 221 4 4.9 1.5-15.1 217 95.1 84.9-98.5
RACE
White 301 6 3.6 1.2-10.3 295 96.4 89.7-98.8
Other 66 0 0.0 . - . 66 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 86 3 5.3 1.4-18.0 83 94.7 82.0-98.6
45+ 277 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 274 99.2 97.3-99.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 3 8.8 2.4-27.4 82 91.2 72.6-97.6
Some College + 282 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 279 99.3 97.9-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 133 98.0 87.2-99.7
$50,000+ 191 5 3.8 1.0-13.0 186 96.2 87.0-99.0

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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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