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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 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
-Orange County 366 57 16.2 11.8-21.8 309 83.8 78.2-88.2
GENDER
Male 147 17 10.5 6.0-17.8 130 89.5 82.2-94.0
Female 219 40 22.2 15.5-30.8 179 77.8 69.2-84.5
RACE
White 300 55 20.7 15.1-27.7 245 79.3 72.3-84.9
Other 65 2 3.3 0.6-15.9 63 96.7 84.1-99.4
AGE
18-44 85 21 23.3 14.1-36.0 64 76.7 64.0-85.9
45+ 276 35 11.3 8.0-15.8 241 88.7 84.2-92.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 4 11.1 3.6-29.9 81 88.9 70.1-96.4
Some College + 280 53 17.9 13.1-24.0 227 82.1 76.0-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 15 10.4 5.8-18.0 119 89.6 82.0-94.2
$50,000+ 189 35 19.6 13.2-28.1 154 80.4 71.9-86.8

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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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