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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you are outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour, how often do you stay in the shade?

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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 14,297 2,482 15.8 15.1-16.5 3,766 25.4 24.5-26.3 5,450 39.9 38.8-40.9 1,534 11.3 10.7-12.0 1,065 7.6 7.1- 8.2
-Alamance County 385 70 18.1 14.0-23.0 87 21.5 16.9-26.8 153 40.2 34.7-45.9 50 14.1 10.6-18.7 25 6.1 4.0- 9.3
GENDER
Male 115 13 12.6 7.0-21.5 18 18.1 10.7-28.9 51 43.4 33.6-53.8 26 20.3 13.7-29.1 7 5.6 2.6-11.8
Female 270 57 21.9 16.7-28.1 69 23.8 18.6-29.8 102 38.0 31.8-44.6 24 9.9 6.4-15.1 18 6.5 3.9-10.6
RACE
White 298 39 11.8 8.3-16.6 65 21.4 16.5-27.3 128 44.1 37.8-50.6 44 15.5 11.4-20.8 22 7.1 4.5-11.0
Other 85 30 35.6 24.6-48.3 21 21.3 12.1-34.8 25 29.4 19.7-41.5 6 10.3 4.5-21.7 3 3.3 1.0-10.6
AGE
18-44 139 19 14.0 8.6-22.0 21 16.8 9.9-27.0 74 51.0 41.4-60.6 17 12.9 7.8-20.5 8 5.4 2.5-11.1
45+ 245 51 21.2 15.7-27.9 66 25.0 19.5-31.4 78 31.9 25.8-38.8 33 15.1 10.6-21.2 17 6.7 4.0-11.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 43 22.2 16.1-29.8 47 24.9 18.0-33.3 63 31.8 24.7-39.7 22 14.6 9.4-22.0 14 6.6 3.7-11.5
Some College + 195 27 14.3 9.4-21.2 39 18.0 12.6-25.0 90 48.3 40.3-56.3 28 13.7 9.3-19.8 11 5.7 3.0-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 41 15.8 11.2-21.8 57 24.3 18.0-31.9 98 41.4 34.4-48.8 25 11.7 7.6-17.7 17 6.8 4.0-11.1
$50,000+ 78 11 16.4 8.8-28.5 9 8.7 4.3-16.9 36 47.9 35.7-60.3 19 23.5 15.0-34.9 3 3.5 1.1-10.5

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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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