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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 121 63 50.4 40.8-60.0 26 20.7 14.1-29.4 23 21.2 14.0-30.7 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 5 4.7 1.9-11.5
GENDER
Male 47 24 48.9 34.4-63.7 10 20.5 11.2-34.6 9 20.7 10.6-36.4 1 2.7 0.4-16.7 3 7.2 2.3-20.4
Female 74 39 51.9 39.8-63.8 16 20.9 12.7-32.4 14 21.6 12.8-34.1 3 3.3 1.1-10.0 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9
RACE
White 95 52 52.0 41.2-62.6 22 23.4 15.5-33.9 14 16.7 9.6-27.5 4 4.0 1.4-11.2 3 3.9 1.2-11.8
Other 25 10 44.6 25.2-65.8 4 13.2 4.8-31.5 9 34.8 18.1-56.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.4 1.6-28.4
AGE
18-44 97 53 53.5 42.8-63.9 21 21.3 13.8-31.3 17 18.5 11.4-28.5 3 3.0 0.9-10.1 3 3.7 1.1-11.3
45+ 23 9 37.3 18.6-60.8 5 19.1 7.7-39.9 6 31.8 14.0-57.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 2 8.8 1.9-32.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 25 51.3 36.3-66.0 8 13.8 6.5-26.7 11 26.2 14.7-42.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.8 3.1-22.6
Some College + 73 38 49.7 37.5-62.0 18 26.2 16.7-38.5 12 17.2 9.3-29.7 4 5.3 1.8-14.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 28 42.5 30.0-56.1 13 18.6 10.5-31.0 16 28.6 17.6-42.8 2 3.3 0.7-14.0 4 7.0 2.5-18.5
$50,000+ 44 25 55.2 39.7-69.7 11 27.2 15.6-43.1 6 13.3 5.7-28.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 1 2.6 0.4-16.0

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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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