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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 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
-Union County 402 91 30.2 24.0-37.1 311 69.8 62.9-76.0
GENDER
Male 149 25 24.9 16.4-36.0 124 75.1 64.0-83.6
Female 253 66 35.8 28.0-44.4 187 64.2 55.6-72.0
RACE
White 337 86 36.5 29.4-44.3 251 63.5 55.7-70.6
Other 62 5 9.5 3.5-23.4 57 90.5 76.6-96.5
AGE
18-44 132 55 43.1 32.3-54.5 77 56.9 45.5-67.7
45+ 265 36 16.3 11.2-23.2 229 83.7 76.8-88.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 22 24.0 14.6-36.9 121 76.0 63.1-85.4
Some College + 258 69 34.2 26.9-42.5 189 65.8 57.5-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 16 12.9 6.6-23.7 143 87.1 76.3-93.4
$50,000+ 180 60 38.8 30.7-47.6 120 61.2 52.4-69.3

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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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