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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 78 47 60.2 48.1-71.2 13 15.7 9.0-26.0 12 16.0 9.1-26.6 2 2.6 0.5-12.9 4 5.5 2.0-14.7
GENDER
Male 33 17 53.5 35.9-70.2 7 17.9 8.3-34.3 7 20.0 9.6-37.1 1 4.3 0.6-25.0 1 4.3 0.6-25.0
Female 45 30 67.2 51.1-80.1 6 13.5 5.8-28.2 5 11.8 4.7-26.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 3 6.8 2.1-19.5
RACE
White 70 44 64.7 52.1-75.6 12 16.5 9.2-27.7 10 14.6 7.8-25.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 3 3.8 1.2-11.4
Other 8 3 25.1 6.6-61.2 1 9.7 1.3-47.4 2 26.4 6.5-64.8 1 19.4 2.8-66.9 1 19.4 2.8-66.9
AGE
18-44 65 40 63.3 50.2-74.7 12 17.6 10.0-29.3 8 12.1 5.9-23.2 2 3.0 0.5-14.9 3 3.9 1.2-11.8
45+ 12 7 44.5 18.5-73.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 40.0 15.5-70.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.5 2.3-59.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 21 62.0 44.4-77.0 10 24.7 13.0-41.9 3 8.3 2.6-23.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.9 1.2-18.4
Some College + 41 26 61.2 44.4-75.7 3 7.6 2.4-21.4 9 24.1 12.7-41.0 2 5.2 0.9-23.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 24 62.8 45.2-77.5 8 20.7 10.1-37.7 4 8.2 2.9-21.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 2 7.6 1.9-26.2
$50,000+ 27 14 49.6 30.5-68.9 4 13.8 5.1-32.1 7 28.1 13.8-48.9 1 5.9 0.8-31.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.2

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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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