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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 403 50 10.3 7.6-13.9 130 31.6 26.7-37.0 145 38.7 33.5-44.3 44 11.0 8.0-14.8 34 8.3 5.8-12.0
GENDER
Male 148 15 8.6 5.1-14.3 40 29.5 21.9-38.4 66 44.3 35.8-53.1 16 10.5 6.3-16.9 11 7.1 3.7-13.4
Female 255 35 11.9 8.3-16.8 90 33.6 27.5-40.3 79 33.7 27.4-40.6 28 11.4 7.7-16.5 23 9.4 6.1-14.3
RACE
White 339 35 8.2 5.7-11.6 109 31.6 26.4-37.5 125 39.7 34.0-45.7 39 11.9 8.6-16.3 31 8.6 5.9-12.3
Other 61 14 18.9 10.7-31.2 20 32.1 20.0-47.1 19 34.0 22.0-48.6 5 7.3 2.8-17.4 3 7.6 2.2-23.0
AGE
18-44 171 15 8.0 4.6-13.6 44 25.0 18.5-33.0 77 47.9 39.7-56.2 19 10.0 6.2-15.6 16 9.1 5.4-14.9
45+ 231 34 12.1 8.4-17.2 86 37.5 30.6-45.0 68 30.8 24.4-38.0 25 11.9 7.8-17.5 18 7.7 4.5-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 30 12.9 8.8-18.7 62 31.1 24.2-39.0 58 34.8 27.4-43.1 18 8.9 5.4-14.4 22 12.2 7.7-18.8
Some College + 212 20 8.0 4.9-12.7 68 32.2 25.4-39.9 87 42.5 35.2-50.1 26 12.9 8.6-18.7 11 4.4 2.4- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 24 10.4 6.7-15.8 69 34.8 27.3-43.2 73 39.3 31.6-47.6 15 7.3 4.2-12.6 16 8.1 4.5-14.1
$50,000+ 109 6 5.5 2.3-12.4 28 26.3 18.3-36.2 53 50.1 40.2-60.0 19 15.8 9.9-24.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2

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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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