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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 103 53 55.3 44.4-65.8 25 22.7 15.1-32.6 15 10.8 6.2-18.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 7 8.5 3.6-19.0
GENDER
Male 32 16 53.5 34.8-71.3 11 27.9 14.9-46.2 3 7.8 2.5-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.7 2.6-34.7
Female 71 37 56.8 44.2-68.5 14 18.5 10.8-30.0 12 13.1 7.1-23.0 3 4.7 1.4-14.3 5 6.8 2.7-16.2
RACE
White 61 29 46.5 33.5-60.0 20 36.6 24.4-50.8 9 12.5 6.2-23.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 2 3.0 0.7-11.1
Other 41 23 64.4 46.7-78.9 5 7.5 2.8-18.6 6 9.2 3.7-21.1 2 4.0 0.9-15.8 5 14.9 5.4-34.8
AGE
18-44 83 47 61.1 49.1-71.9 19 22.4 14.1-33.6 10 8.7 4.3-16.5 3 3.3 1.0-10.4 4 4.5 1.4-13.1
45+ 20 6 32.9 14.9-57.9 6 23.7 9.3-48.5 5 19.2 7.3-41.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.2 7.3-56.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 17 55.7 36.7-73.2 7 16.0 7.1-32.3 6 10.7 4.3-24.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 4 15.7 5.3-38.3
Some College + 68 36 55.1 42.2-67.4 18 27.2 17.1-40.3 9 10.9 5.3-21.0 2 3.2 0.7-12.6 3 3.6 1.2-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 24 60.5 43.9-74.9 9 16.2 8.0-30.3 9 11.0 5.2-21.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 4 10.7 3.3-29.7
$50,000+ 44 24 52.0 36.5-67.1 12 28.2 16.2-44.5 5 11.2 4.5-25.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.2 2 5.7 1.2-22.4

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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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