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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 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
-Pitt County 382 59 19.3 13.8-26.3 323 80.7 73.7-86.2
GENDER
Male 120 16 19.8 10.3-34.5 104 80.2 65.5-89.7
Female 262 43 18.9 13.7-25.4 219 81.1 74.6-86.3
RACE
White 263 56 28.5 20.7-37.8 207 71.5 62.2-79.3
Other 114 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 112 98.7 94.7-99.7
AGE
18-44 109 30 26.6 16.5-39.9 79 73.4 60.1-83.5
45+ 271 29 12.8 8.7-18.4 242 87.2 81.6-91.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 9 11.9 3.8-31.9 130 88.1 68.1-96.2
Some College + 241 50 24.0 17.9-31.2 191 76.0 68.8-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 18 7.7 4.6-12.7 176 92.3 87.3-95.4
$50,000+ 151 38 33.7 23.3-45.9 113 66.3 54.1-76.7

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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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