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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 383 20 5.0 3.1- 8.1 363 95.0 91.9-96.9
GENDER
Male 121 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 120 99.1 93.8-99.9
Female 262 19 8.3 5.1-13.4 243 91.7 86.6-94.9
RACE
White 264 20 7.6 4.7-12.2 244 92.4 87.8-95.3
Other 114 0 0.0 . - . 114 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 109 9 6.2 3.0-12.4 100 93.8 87.6-97.0
45+ 272 11 4.0 2.1- 7.3 261 96.0 92.7-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 135 97.6 93.4-99.2
Some College + 242 16 6.7 3.9-11.3 226 93.3 88.7-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 10 4.3 2.1- 8.3 184 95.7 91.7-97.9
$50,000+ 151 10 7.0 3.6-13.3 141 93.0 86.7-96.4

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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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