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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 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
-Wayne County 436 55 22.5 15.0-32.4 381 77.5 67.6-85.0
GENDER
Male 136 17 26.8 13.5-46.3 119 73.2 53.7-86.5
Female 300 38 18.9 13.1-26.6 262 81.1 73.4-86.9
RACE
White 279 53 33.9 23.3-46.4 226 66.1 53.6-76.7
Other 155 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 153 98.0 92.4-99.5
AGE
18-44 121 35 36.9 24.1-51.8 86 63.1 48.2-75.9
45+ 312 20 6.2 4.0- 9.6 292 93.8 90.4-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 13 18.9 8.1-38.3 198 81.1 61.7-91.9
Some College + 224 42 26.3 17.9-36.9 182 73.7 63.1-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 15 15.1 6.9-30.0 223 84.9 70.0-93.1
$50,000+ 141 34 24.3 16.9-33.6 107 75.7 66.4-83.1

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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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