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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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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  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 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
-Catawba County 358 51 12.3 9.1-16.3 104 28.2 23.1-33.9 130 38.4 32.7-44.5 41 13.3 8.9-19.5 32 7.8 5.3-11.4
GENDER
Male 142 13 7.8 4.4-13.4 39 27.8 20.2-36.9 61 41.8 32.9-51.2 19 16.5 9.3-27.5 10 6.2 3.2-11.8
Female 216 38 17.4 12.5-23.6 65 28.6 22.5-35.7 69 34.6 27.8-42.2 22 9.8 6.4-14.7 22 9.6 6.2-14.8
RACE
White 326 45 12.0 8.7-16.2 94 27.1 22.0-33.0 118 39.2 33.2-45.6 39 13.6 8.9-20.2 30 8.1 5.5-11.8
Other 30 6 15.8 6.6-33.2 10 39.3 21.1-61.1 10 26.3 12.5-47.1 2 12.3 2.9-39.9 2 6.3 1.2-27.0
AGE
18-44 142 16 9.6 5.7-15.8 31 21.5 14.5-30.5 58 40.5 31.5-50.2 23 20.1 12.0-31.7 14 8.3 4.8-14.1
45+ 213 35 14.9 10.5-20.7 71 33.8 27.0-41.3 72 37.0 29.8-44.8 18 7.3 4.5-11.6 17 7.1 4.1-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 29 12.1 8.0-17.9 62 31.8 24.3-40.3 61 33.6 25.9-42.3 16 13.9 7.3-25.1 20 8.6 5.3-13.6
Some College + 169 22 12.7 8.3-18.9 42 24.2 17.7-32.1 69 44.6 36.6-53.0 25 12.7 8.5-18.5 11 5.8 2.9-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 36 14.5 10.1-20.3 67 32.1 24.9-40.2 72 35.6 28.1-43.9 21 12.6 6.6-22.8 12 5.3 2.8- 9.8
$50,000+ 75 3 3.9 1.2-11.5 13 15.6 8.6-26.5 40 55.9 43.6-67.5 13 16.8 9.4-28.4 6 7.9 3.4-17.0

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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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