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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 408 60 14.1 10.7-18.4 121 26.4 21.9-31.4 158 38.8 33.5-44.4 41 10.7 7.7-14.7 28 10.0 6.0-16.1
GENDER
Male 161 16 10.8 6.5-17.3 27 15.9 10.7-22.8 72 42.0 33.6-50.9 26 15.0 10.0-21.9 20 16.3 9.3-27.2
Female 247 44 17.6 12.8-23.8 94 37.6 31.1-44.5 86 35.4 29.1-42.2 15 6.2 3.5-10.5 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9
RACE
White 355 45 12.4 9.0-16.8 102 25.2 20.5-30.4 142 39.6 33.9-45.6 40 12.1 8.7-16.6 26 10.8 6.3-17.9
Other 50 13 22.5 12.2-37.9 19 34.3 21.5-49.7 15 34.6 21.1-51.0 1 3.2 0.4-19.5 2 5.5 1.3-19.7
AGE
18-44 158 17 10.4 6.1-17.0 43 26.0 19.1-34.4 64 37.1 28.9-46.0 21 13.4 8.5-20.5 13 13.1 6.2-25.6
45+ 246 42 16.9 12.2-23.0 76 26.6 21.1-32.8 93 40.5 33.8-47.7 20 8.6 5.3-13.4 15 7.4 4.1-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 25 12.8 8.2-19.6 56 26.1 19.7-33.7 66 40.5 32.7-48.9 16 9.7 5.7-16.0 17 10.8 6.5-17.2
Some College + 228 35 15.2 10.6-21.2 65 26.6 20.7-33.5 92 37.3 30.4-44.9 25 11.6 7.6-17.3 11 9.3 3.8-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 28 12.3 8.2-18.0 56 26.5 20.0-34.1 76 36.1 28.6-44.3 24 12.3 7.9-18.7 14 12.8 6.2-24.8
$50,000+ 118 11 11.5 6.3-20.3 27 18.8 12.8-26.8 55 46.5 37.1-56.2 15 14.0 8.4-22.4 10 9.1 4.7-16.6

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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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