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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 371 76 20.5 16.2-25.7 92 24.3 19.8-29.5 137 38.3 32.8-44.2 32 8.8 5.9-13.0 34 8.0 5.4-11.6
GENDER
Male 149 24 18.4 12.2-26.8 32 21.2 14.9-29.2 64 42.1 33.7-51.1 14 9.9 5.5-17.3 15 8.3 4.7-14.3
Female 222 52 22.9 17.5-29.4 60 27.8 21.8-34.8 73 34.1 27.5-41.3 18 7.5 4.6-12.0 19 7.6 4.6-12.4
RACE
White 248 39 13.1 9.4-18.0 55 22.8 17.5-29.1 104 45.1 38.4-52.0 29 11.4 7.8-16.5 21 7.5 4.8-11.8
Other 121 37 33.0 23.9-43.6 36 26.3 18.6-35.9 32 27.2 18.8-37.6 3 4.6 1.2-15.8 13 8.8 4.5-16.6
AGE
18-44 182 34 18.9 13.2-26.4 37 18.8 13.4-25.7 73 41.4 33.5-49.8 21 12.5 7.7-19.6 17 8.4 4.8-14.4
45+ 188 41 21.8 15.7-29.4 55 30.9 23.8-38.9 64 35.1 27.8-43.2 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7 17 7.5 4.5-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 37 28.2 20.3-37.7 38 24.0 17.3-32.3 44 31.8 23.5-41.3 11 9.0 4.5-17.4 13 7.0 3.5-13.5
Some College + 228 39 14.7 10.6-20.0 54 24.6 18.7-31.5 93 43.4 36.4-50.7 21 8.7 5.5-13.4 21 8.7 5.5-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 44 23.1 16.8-30.8 43 19.9 14.3-26.9 76 39.5 31.8-47.7 18 9.9 5.7-16.6 18 7.7 4.3-13.3
$50,000+ 109 13 10.7 6.1-18.0 30 28.5 20.2-38.6 49 46.0 36.1-56.1 10 8.0 4.1-15.2 7 6.8 3.2-13.9

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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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