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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Skin Cancer+

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour, how often do you protect your skin from the sun, such as by using sunscreens or sunblock or wearing hats or protective clothing?
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Respond.#
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,039 985 30.1 27.7-32.5 588 19.0 17.0-21.1 617 22.2 19.8-24.7 260 8.0 6.8- 9.5 589 20.8 18.6-23.2
Guilford County 192 68 31.4 24.7-39.0 31 19.7 13.4-27.9 39 19.8 14.2-26.9 18 9.0 5.5-14.4 36 20.2 14.4-27.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 209 73 32.4 25.8-39.8 40 18.2 13.0-24.8 37 16.9 11.9-23.6 21 10.9 6.6-17.5 38 21.6 15.3-29.6
Cumberland 206 80 37.3 29.5-45.7 34 15.8 10.9-22.3 40 17.5 12.7-23.7 13 8.0 4.4-14.2 39 21.4 14.7-30.1
Durham 206 66 26.4 19.9-34.1 41 21.2 15.0-29.0 37 24.4 15.7-35.8 19 8.4 5.0-13.7 43 19.7 13.7-27.5
Forsyth 227 74 32.4 25.7-40.0 46 19.3 14.3-25.4 46 19.0 13.8-25.6 19 9.1 5.7-14.2 42 20.2 14.7-27.2
Gaston 231 73 31.6 25.2-38.7 47 20.6 15.1-27.4 44 16.1 11.7-21.8 21 10.3 6.5-16.1 46 21.4 15.7-28.4
Mecklenburg 208 60 29.8 23.2-37.4 44 19.2 14.1-25.7 49 23.5 17.6-30.7 19 10.2 6.2-16.2 36 17.3 12.3-24.0
New Hanover 194 77 35.5 27.3-44.7 38 27.1 16.6-41.0 41 18.5 12.9-25.7 10 5.7 2.9-11.0 28 13.1 8.5-19.8
Onslow 213 60 23.8 18.0-30.7 37 18.6 12.1-27.5 39 16.5 11.6-22.9 23 8.2 4.9-13.2 54 33.0 23.6-43.9
Wake 207 68 31.0 24.1-38.8 44 18.7 13.6-25.1 48 24.7 18.5-32.3 18 10.1 5.8-17.0 29 15.5 10.5-22.5
Western NC 307 83 27.5 22.2-33.6 64 21.7 16.9-27.4 65 19.9 15.4-25.4 32 11.6 7.9-16.7 63 19.2 14.8-24.7
Piedmont NC 319 96 27.4 22.1-33.3 63 18.7 14.3-24.0 72 27.8 21.7-34.9 24 5.2 3.2- 8.4 64 20.9 16.0-26.9
Eastern NC 320 107 32.4 26.6-38.8 59 17.3 13.0-22.6 60 18.9 14.4-24.5 23 7.4 4.7-11.5 71 24.0 18.7-30.3

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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