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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 363 47 10.5 7.6-14.3 92 25.0 20.0-30.8 146 41.7 35.7-47.9 49 14.4 10.0-20.3 29 8.4 5.7-12.4
GENDER
Male 136 7 5.4 2.5-11.4 30 22.8 15.3-32.5 57 40.5 31.2-50.5 26 19.9 12.3-30.6 16 11.4 6.7-18.6
Female 227 40 15.3 11.0-21.1 62 27.1 21.1-34.2 89 42.9 35.6-50.5 23 9.1 5.7-14.3 13 5.6 3.1- 9.9
RACE
White 321 41 10.1 7.2-14.1 77 24.2 18.9-30.4 131 42.2 35.8-48.9 47 15.8 10.9-22.4 25 7.7 5.0-11.7
Other 42 6 13.2 5.6-28.1 15 31.1 18.3-47.7 15 38.2 23.2-55.8 2 4.2 1.0-16.5 4 13.2 4.9-31.3
AGE
18-44 135 11 7.1 3.7-13.0 25 16.8 10.9-24.9 63 47.4 37.4-57.7 22 17.6 9.9-29.1 14 11.2 6.3-18.9
45+ 224 36 13.3 9.2-18.9 67 31.8 24.7-39.8 79 36.3 29.3-43.9 27 12.1 7.8-18.3 15 6.4 3.7-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 34 13.2 9.0-18.9 57 24.5 18.6-31.6 80 38.3 30.8-46.4 26 14.2 8.3-23.1 19 9.8 6.0-15.6
Some College + 147 13 6.4 3.6-11.2 35 25.7 17.6-36.0 66 46.9 37.4-56.6 23 14.7 9.3-22.5 10 6.3 3.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 23 12.0 7.5-18.6 44 20.8 15.1-28.0 71 41.6 32.9-50.8 27 17.8 10.5-28.6 11 7.8 4.0-14.6
$50,000+ 85 5 4.8 1.9-11.3 11 15.8 7.5-30.1 42 52.1 39.5-64.4 20 20.5 12.7-31.5 7 6.9 3.1-14.6

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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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