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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 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
-Robeson County 374 29 8.4 5.4-12.8 345 91.6 87.2-94.6
GENDER
Male 127 6 4.9 1.8-12.3 121 95.1 87.7-98.2
Female 247 23 11.7 7.4-17.9 224 88.3 82.1-92.6
RACE
White 121 16 13.6 7.0-24.9 105 86.4 75.1-93.0
Other 251 12 6.1 3.2-11.5 239 93.9 88.5-96.8
AGE
18-44 121 18 11.5 6.6-19.5 103 88.5 80.5-93.4
45+ 250 11 4.8 2.4- 9.2 239 95.2 90.8-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 12 5.7 2.8-11.2 224 94.3 88.8-97.2
Some College + 138 17 13.7 8.0-22.4 121 86.3 77.6-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 15 6.7 3.6-11.9 241 93.3 88.1-96.4
$50,000+ 62 9 15.2 7.3-29.2 53 84.8 70.8-92.7

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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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