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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 436 23 8.9 3.9-19.0 413 91.1 81.0-96.1
GENDER
Male 136 2 8.6 1.4-38.5 134 91.4 61.5-98.6
Female 300 21 9.1 5.7-14.0 279 90.9 86.0-94.3
RACE
White 279 23 13.8 6.2-28.0 256 86.2 72.0-93.8
Other 155 0 0.0 . - . 155 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 121 12 12.9 4.5-31.5 109 87.1 68.5-95.5
45+ 312 11 4.3 2.3- 8.1 301 95.7 91.9-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 6 10.6 2.8-33.3 205 89.4 66.7-97.2
Some College + 224 17 7.2 4.3-11.6 207 92.8 88.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 234 97.9 93.7-99.3
$50,000+ 141 17 11.5 7.0-18.6 124 88.5 81.4-93.0

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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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