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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you protect your skin from the sun,
such as by using sunscreens or sunblock or wearing hats or protective clothing?
Would you say:

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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 14,466 4,658 30.5 29.6-31.5 2,945 20.3 19.5-21.1 3,014 21.6 20.7-22.5 1,150 8.8 8.1- 9.4 2,699 18.9 18.0-19.7
-Randolph County 342 97 27.9 22.7-33.7 65 17.7 13.6-22.7 72 22.1 17.2-28.0 25 5.8 3.7- 9.0 83 26.5 21.3-32.4
GENDER
Male 136 39 29.4 21.7-38.5 23 15.6 9.9-23.7 27 21.9 14.8-31.2 14 7.9 4.4-13.7 33 25.2 17.8-34.4
Female 206 58 26.2 20.0-33.6 42 20.0 14.7-26.7 45 22.4 16.3-29.9 11 3.5 1.9- 6.6 50 27.9 21.1-35.9
RACE
White 297 86 29.2 23.6-35.6 61 20.2 15.5-26.0 58 18.9 14.4-24.3 23 6.6 4.2-10.4 69 25.1 19.8-31.2
Other 44 11 22.4 12.0-37.9 4 6.9 2.3-19.1 13 35.4 20.3-54.2 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1 14 33.0 18.8-51.0
AGE
18-44 129 37 27.7 19.8-37.4 18 11.7 7.0-18.7 30 25.3 17.7-34.8 8 4.8 2.2-10.0 36 30.5 22.1-40.4
45+ 210 58 27.6 21.1-35.1 46 21.5 15.7-28.8 42 20.2 14.1-28.1 17 6.6 3.8-11.2 47 24.1 17.7-31.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 48 23.3 17.1-30.8 31 14.8 10.0-21.4 40 23.9 17.1-32.4 15 5.8 3.2-10.5 60 32.2 24.9-40.5
Some College + 148 49 34.6 26.4-44.0 34 21.9 15.3-30.3 32 19.5 13.5-27.3 10 5.8 3.0-10.9 23 18.1 11.6-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 49 24.9 18.5-32.7 32 16.9 11.5-24.3 35 20.9 14.3-29.4 14 5.4 2.9- 9.9 53 31.8 24.3-40.5
$50,000+ 71 20 31.0 20.4-44.1 16 20.1 12.2-31.2 20 28.5 18.7-41.0 4 5.4 2.0-13.9 11 15.0 8.2-25.8

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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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