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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 109 52 48.2 38.1-58.5 28 26.8 18.6-37.1 15 11.3 6.7-18.4 4 3.0 1.1- 8.1 10 10.7 5.4-20.0
GENDER
Male 36 13 38.7 23.5-56.6 13 36.0 21.4-53.7 4 7.8 2.8-19.8 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 5 15.1 5.9-33.5
Female 73 39 56.0 43.9-67.5 15 19.3 11.5-30.4 11 14.2 7.8-24.5 3 3.5 1.1-10.6 5 7.1 2.9-16.4
RACE
White 66 36 55.9 42.8-68.2 16 25.0 15.1-38.3 10 13.5 7.2-23.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 3 4.4 1.4-13.4
Other 43 16 36.8 22.6-53.6 12 29.6 16.9-46.6 5 8.0 3.1-19.2 3 5.7 1.7-17.4 7 19.9 9.0-38.7
AGE
18-44 83 42 51.9 40.3-63.3 22 28.8 19.1-40.9 12 12.0 6.7-20.6 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 4 4.7 1.6-13.3
45+ 26 10 37.0 19.2-59.2 6 21.0 9.0-41.5 3 9.0 2.6-26.5 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 6 28.6 12.5-52.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 18 50.8 33.6-67.8 9 26.2 13.4-44.9 4 8.7 3.1-22.0 3 6.5 1.9-19.8 2 7.8 1.9-26.8
Some College + 73 34 46.8 34.6-59.4 19 27.2 17.4-39.8 11 12.7 6.9-22.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 8 12.2 5.6-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 23 42.1 29.0-56.3 17 29.4 18.2-43.8 9 14.0 7.2-25.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 8 13.8 6.7-26.4
$50,000+ 37 20 54.9 37.4-71.3 8 21.4 10.5-38.8 4 7.1 2.5-18.9 3 6.9 2.2-19.9 2 9.7 2.3-32.8

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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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