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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 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
-Rowan County 428 68 17.3 12.7-23.2 360 82.7 76.8-87.3
GENDER
Male 171 18 11.3 5.6-21.5 153 88.7 78.5-94.4
Female 257 50 24.2 17.9-31.9 207 75.8 68.1-82.1
RACE
White 348 63 20.4 15.5-26.4 285 79.6 73.6-84.5
Other 78 4 9.9 2.8-29.6 74 90.1 70.4-97.2
AGE
18-44 94 26 23.6 14.6-35.9 68 76.4 64.1-85.4
45+ 331 42 12.4 8.9-17.0 289 87.6 83.0-91.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 29 15.7 9.2-25.5 187 84.3 74.5-90.8
Some College + 212 39 19.2 13.4-26.7 173 80.8 73.3-86.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 31 14.6 8.5-23.9 206 85.4 76.1-91.5
$50,000+ 131 31 23.1 15.9-32.4 100 76.9 67.6-84.1

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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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