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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 108 51 46.6 36.3-57.3 22 18.5 11.5-28.5 23 26.6 17.6-37.9 5 3.1 1.2- 7.5 7 5.2 2.3-11.3
GENDER
Male 22 12 47.2 26.9-68.4 4 22.1 8.2-47.3 6 30.8 14.0-54.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 86 39 46.4 34.8-58.3 18 17.0 10.1-27.1 17 24.8 15.2-37.8 5 4.4 1.8-10.5 7 7.5 3.3-15.9
RACE
White 35 21 66.2 48.7-80.1 5 11.5 4.4-26.6 5 13.5 5.5-29.7 2 5.4 1.4-19.5 2 3.4 0.8-13.2
Other 73 30 39.0 27.4-52.0 17 21.2 12.3-34.1 18 31.6 20.2-45.8 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 5 5.9 2.3-14.4
AGE
18-44 86 41 47.5 35.8-59.4 19 17.3 10.4-27.3 18 28.2 17.9-41.4 3 2.4 0.8- 7.6 5 4.6 1.8-11.4
45+ 22 10 43.6 23.1-66.5 3 22.9 7.2-53.1 5 20.7 7.9-44.4 2 5.4 1.2-20.7 2 7.5 1.6-29.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 30 44.8 31.7-58.7 13 16.8 8.7-30.0 13 28.6 16.8-44.2 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1 6 7.4 3.1-16.8
Some College + 44 21 49.6 34.0-65.4 9 21.5 10.6-38.6 10 23.1 12.2-39.2 3 4.3 1.3-13.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 41 52.0 39.7-64.0 19 21.0 12.5-33.2 13 19.6 11.2-32.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.2 5 4.7 1.8-11.8
$50,000+ 13 9 68.0 36.5-88.7 2 21.8 5.3-58.0 2 10.1 2.2-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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