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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When the youngest child in your household is outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often does s/he stay in an area protected by shade

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  Total
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 3,807 2,000 52.1 50.2-54.1 831 22.8 21.2-24.5 568 14.1 12.8-15.5 135 3.9 3.2- 4.8 273 7.1 6.1- 8.1
-Alamance County 89 54 65.0 53.8-74.8 13 12.6 7.1-21.3 13 14.1 8.0-23.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 8 7.4 3.6-14.7
GENDER
Male 27 18 73.1 53.8-86.4 2 5.2 1.3-19.3 5 15.6 6.2-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.5-21.7
Female 62 36 58.7 45.4-70.9 11 18.2 9.9-31.1 8 13.0 6.4-24.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 6 8.5 3.8-18.1
RACE
White 59 34 62.6 48.7-74.6 10 14.0 7.3-25.1 8 12.7 6.2-24.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 6 9.4 4.1-19.9
Other 30 20 69.3 49.2-84.1 3 10.0 2.9-29.2 5 16.6 6.5-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.9-16.0
AGE
18-44 73 42 61.4 48.7-72.7 10 12.2 6.3-22.1 13 17.3 9.8-28.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.1 4.4-17.8
45+ 15 12 85.0 59.0-95.7 2 9.9 2.1-36.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.7-29.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 25 66.3 49.4-79.9 4 10.3 3.6-26.0 6 13.1 5.4-28.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.3 4.1-23.4
Some College + 49 29 64.0 48.6-76.9 9 14.3 7.2-26.5 7 14.9 7.0-28.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 3 5.2 1.6-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 33 70.8 56.0-82.1 6 10.3 4.4-22.4 7 11.6 5.1-24.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 4 5.9 2.1-15.6
$50,000+ 26 14 54.8 34.7-73.5 7 22.3 10.2-41.9 4 18.2 6.9-40.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.7 0.7-26.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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