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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 98 58 61.1 49.5-71.6 11 13.9 7.3-25.1 15 11.1 6.4-18.7 5 4.9 1.9-12.2 9 8.9 4.4-17.4
GENDER
Male 38 22 61.7 43.3-77.3 5 13.6 5.1-31.9 5 8.0 2.9-20.2 2 6.0 1.5-21.4 4 10.5 3.7-26.5
Female 60 36 60.5 46.2-73.2 6 14.2 5.9-30.5 10 14.3 7.5-25.5 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 5 7.3 2.9-17.0
RACE
White 78 52 66.8 53.5-77.9 8 13.0 5.9-26.2 11 9.3 4.8-17.2 2 3.7 0.9-13.6 5 7.3 2.8-17.4
Other 20 6 34.8 15.9-59.9 3 18.4 6.1-44.0 4 19.8 7.3-43.8 3 10.4 3.2-28.9 4 16.6 5.9-38.7
AGE
18-44 85 51 59.1 46.7-70.5 10 15.9 8.2-28.8 12 11.4 6.2-20.0 5 5.9 2.2-14.4 7 7.7 3.4-16.7
45+ 12 6 68.9 37.0-89.3 1 4.4 0.6-27.2 3 10.7 2.9-32.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.0 3.5-49.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 29 57.0 41.9-71.0 4 10.3 3.5-26.4 11 15.5 8.2-27.4 3 6.5 2.0-19.1 7 10.7 4.8-22.0
Some College + 44 29 66.7 48.4-81.1 7 18.9 8.2-37.9 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 2 2.7 0.6-10.3 2 6.5 1.4-25.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 25 58.0 40.5-73.6 5 13.5 4.9-32.2 5 10.0 3.9-23.4 4 9.3 3.2-24.3 5 9.3 3.5-22.2
$50,000+ 27 20 76.2 53.9-89.8 3 10.6 3.1-30.8 3 6.4 1.9-19.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.8 1.0-35.5

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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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