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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 568 27 4.6 2.8- 7.4 541 95.4 92.6-97.2
GENDER
Male 235 4 1.9 0.5- 8.0 231 98.1 92.0-99.5
Female 333 23 7.1 4.3-11.5 310 92.9 88.5-95.7
RACE
White 424 27 6.8 4.2-11.0 397 93.2 89.0-95.8
Other 143 0 0.0 . - . 143 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 196 16 7.0 3.8-12.5 180 93.0 87.5-96.2
45+ 366 11 2.0 1.0- 3.8 355 98.0 96.2-99.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 9 7.9 3.5-16.7 126 92.1 83.3-96.5
Some College + 432 18 3.3 1.8- 5.9 414 96.7 94.1-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 9 4.6 2.0-10.4 197 95.4 89.6-98.0
$50,000+ 302 17 5.1 2.7- 9.5 285 94.9 90.5-97.3

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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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