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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 402 26 8.7 5.5-13.6 376 91.3 86.4-94.5
GENDER
Male 149 8 7.8 3.4-16.8 141 92.2 83.2-96.6
Female 253 18 9.7 5.8-15.7 235 90.3 84.3-94.2
RACE
White 337 24 10.4 6.4-16.4 313 89.6 83.6-93.6
Other 62 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 60 96.7 86.1-99.3
AGE
18-44 132 19 14.4 8.5-23.5 113 85.6 76.5-91.5
45+ 265 7 2.6 1.2- 5.4 258 97.4 94.6-98.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 9 10.4 4.7-21.6 134 89.6 78.4-95.3
Some College + 258 17 7.7 4.5-12.9 241 92.3 87.1-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 10 6.5 3.3-12.7 149 93.5 87.3-96.7
$50,000+ 180 14 10.8 6.0-18.6 166 89.2 81.4-94.0

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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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