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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 428 22 6.1 3.4-10.5 406 93.9 89.5-96.6
GENDER
Male 171 0 0.0 . - . 171 100 . - .
Female 257 22 13.0 7.5-21.4 235 87.0 78.6-92.5
RACE
White 348 21 8.4 4.7-14.6 327 91.6 85.4-95.3
Other 78 0 0.0 . - . 78 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 94 8 8.4 3.5-18.7 86 91.6 81.3-96.5
45+ 331 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 317 95.8 92.7-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 10 6.8 2.9-15.2 206 93.2 84.8-97.1
Some College + 212 12 5.2 2.8- 9.4 200 94.8 90.6-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 230 97.7 94.7-99.0
$50,000+ 131 13 13.9 6.8-26.4 118 86.1 73.6-93.2

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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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