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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 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
-Wake County 569 121 23.6 19.2-28.6 448 76.4 71.4-80.8
GENDER
Male 236 49 23.1 16.8-30.7 187 76.9 69.3-83.2
Female 333 72 24.1 18.4-30.9 261 75.9 69.1-81.6
RACE
White 425 112 30.8 25.1-37.1 313 69.2 62.9-74.9
Other 143 9 9.2 4.6-17.4 134 90.8 82.6-95.4
AGE
18-44 196 59 29.7 22.4-38.2 137 70.3 61.8-77.6
45+ 367 62 17.3 13.3-22.1 305 82.7 77.9-86.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 21 19.6 12.2-30.0 114 80.4 70.0-87.8
Some College + 433 100 25.2 20.1-31.0 333 74.8 69.0-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 24 13.7 8.1-22.3 182 86.3 77.7-91.9
$50,000+ 302 88 31.5 25.2-38.6 214 68.5 61.4-74.8

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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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