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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 106 50 44.8 34.6-55.4 30 30.6 21.6-41.3 18 17.4 10.7-27.1 2 1.9 0.4- 9.5 6 5.3 2.1-12.6
GENDER
Male 36 18 48.9 32.0-66.1 11 31.5 17.6-49.7 6 16.0 6.6-33.9 1 3.6 0.5-21.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 70 32 41.4 29.8-54.1 19 29.8 19.3-43.0 12 18.5 10.5-30.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 6 9.6 3.9-21.7
RACE
White 78 39 50.0 37.9-62.2 22 30.1 19.9-42.7 13 15.6 8.8-26.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 3 3.8 1.2-11.3
Other 26 10 33.2 17.4-53.9 7 28.4 13.3-50.7 5 23.3 9.4-47.2 1 5.7 0.8-31.1 3 9.4 2.2-32.3
AGE
18-44 91 43 45.3 34.3-56.8 27 31.8 22.0-43.5 15 16.7 9.7-27.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 5 5.7 2.2-14.3
45+ 15 7 41.5 19.2-68.0 3 23.0 7.2-53.3 3 21.6 6.6-52.0 1 11.2 1.6-49.4 1 2.6 0.4-17.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 18 36.2 22.9-51.9 11 23.6 12.8-39.3 10 25.8 13.8-42.9 2 4.4 0.9-19.9 5 10.0 3.6-25.0
Some College + 60 32 51.6 37.6-65.3 19 36.0 23.5-50.8 8 10.8 5.2-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 19 41.4 25.4-59.4 10 30.4 16.4-49.3 8 21.6 10.2-40.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 3 5.7 1.7-17.8
$50,000+ 44 24 52.5 37.1-67.5 14 37.1 23.2-53.5 5 9.4 3.7-22.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4

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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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