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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 421 85 16.4 13.1-20.4 126 29.8 25.0-35.2 147 35.9 30.9-41.3 31 10.3 6.8-15.2 32 7.6 5.2-10.8
GENDER
Male 147 20 10.7 6.7-16.7 37 24.6 17.3-33.7 62 40.9 32.3-50.0 16 16.2 9.5-26.1 12 7.6 4.1-13.6
Female 274 65 21.0 16.4-26.5 89 34.0 28.0-40.6 85 31.9 26.1-38.4 15 5.5 3.2- 9.4 20 7.6 4.8-11.7
RACE
White 254 42 14.2 10.2-19.2 68 26.4 20.8-32.8 101 40.3 33.8-47.2 23 11.5 7.1-18.0 20 7.7 4.9-11.9
Other 163 43 20.2 14.6-27.2 57 35.3 27.0-44.6 43 28.3 20.9-37.2 8 8.6 3.9-17.9 12 7.5 4.0-13.8
AGE
18-44 204 43 16.1 11.7-21.9 46 24.8 18.3-32.7 82 40.4 33.0-48.2 16 10.6 6.1-18.0 17 8.0 4.8-13.1
45+ 215 41 16.4 11.9-22.3 79 35.0 28.2-42.5 65 31.5 24.9-38.9 15 9.9 5.4-17.7 15 7.2 4.2-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 28 14.8 9.9-21.4 54 31.0 23.2-40.0 57 36.1 28.0-45.1 12 12.0 6.4-21.5 10 6.0 3.0-11.8
Some College + 259 57 17.5 13.3-22.8 71 28.9 23.0-35.7 90 35.8 29.6-42.6 19 9.1 5.3-15.4 22 8.6 5.6-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 53 19.1 14.4-24.9 72 29.3 23.2-36.2 78 33.9 27.4-41.1 19 10.8 6.4-17.8 15 6.9 3.9-11.7
$50,000+ 105 10 7.0 3.7-13.0 29 28.8 20.2-39.2 50 47.7 37.6-58.1 9 9.7 4.7-18.9 7 6.8 3.2-13.7

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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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