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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 374 8 2.1 0.9- 4.5 366 97.9 95.5-99.1
GENDER
Male 127 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 126 99.8 98.6- 100
Female 247 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 240 96.2 91.7-98.3
RACE
White 121 5 2.7 1.0- 7.4 116 97.3 92.6-99.0
Other 251 3 1.8 0.6- 5.4 248 98.2 94.6-99.4
AGE
18-44 121 5 2.8 1.0- 7.3 116 97.2 92.7-99.0
45+ 250 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 248 99.0 95.9-99.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 5 1.5 0.5- 4.3 231 98.5 95.7-99.5
Some College + 138 3 3.2 1.0- 9.6 135 96.8 90.4-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 5 2.4 0.9- 6.1 251 97.6 93.9-99.1
$50,000+ 62 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 59 97.2 90.7-99.2

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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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