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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 358 84 21.8 17.3-27.0 112 27.7 22.8-33.2 113 36.9 31.1-43.1 29 7.9 5.3-11.5 20 5.8 3.5- 9.3
GENDER
Male 110 15 14.5 8.6-23.6 25 23.2 15.7-33.0 46 41.7 32.2-52.0 16 13.0 7.8-20.8 8 7.5 3.5-15.3
Female 248 69 26.8 20.9-33.6 87 30.8 24.6-37.7 67 33.6 26.5-41.5 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6 12 4.6 2.5- 8.3
RACE
White 134 24 16.3 10.3-24.8 38 21.9 15.5-29.9 51 45.0 35.4-55.0 12 9.7 5.3-17.1 9 7.1 3.2-15.0
Other 221 60 25.3 19.4-32.3 73 31.2 24.6-38.7 60 31.3 24.4-39.1 17 7.0 4.2-11.6 11 5.2 2.8- 9.4
AGE
18-44 151 36 21.1 14.8-29.1 44 23.9 17.1-32.4 53 42.3 33.1-52.0 9 5.6 2.7-11.1 9 7.1 3.5-13.9
45+ 205 48 22.5 16.5-29.9 66 30.5 23.8-38.0 60 32.6 25.6-40.4 20 9.9 6.2-15.4 11 4.6 2.4- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 51 21.8 16.1-28.7 67 27.7 21.3-35.1 69 37.3 29.9-45.3 14 5.7 3.2- 9.8 14 7.6 4.3-13.0
Some College + 142 33 22.1 15.3-30.8 45 28.1 20.7-36.8 43 35.4 26.6-45.3 15 11.6 6.8-19.1 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 63 25.7 19.8-32.5 65 23.2 17.8-29.6 76 37.7 30.6-45.3 19 7.9 4.9-12.5 13 5.6 3.2- 9.8
$50,000+ 38 5 12.5 4.3-31.3 10 26.5 14.0-44.5 17 46.4 29.6-64.1 6 14.6 6.0-31.3 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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