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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 362 121 32.6 27.3-38.5 52 12.2 9.0-16.4 67 19.9 15.4-25.2 32 10.1 6.9-14.4 90 25.2 20.3-30.8
GENDER
Male 115 39 33.0 24.5-42.9 16 12.9 7.6-21.0 25 19.9 13.3-28.7 7 8.0 3.9-15.9 28 26.1 18.2-36.1
Female 247 82 32.4 25.7-39.8 36 11.7 8.2-16.4 42 19.8 14.2-26.9 25 11.6 7.6-17.3 62 24.5 18.8-31.3
RACE
White 137 38 26.5 18.7-36.0 21 12.1 7.6-18.8 33 22.9 16.2-31.4 13 12.7 7.2-21.5 32 25.8 17.9-35.5
Other 222 81 35.0 28.2-42.5 31 12.6 8.5-18.3 34 18.6 13.0-26.0 18 8.3 5.0-13.4 58 25.5 19.5-32.7
AGE
18-44 150 32 24.5 16.9-34.0 22 10.8 6.5-17.5 33 24.0 16.7-33.1 17 11.6 7.0-18.7 46 29.1 21.5-38.2
45+ 210 88 39.4 32.1-47.1 30 13.5 9.2-19.3 33 16.3 11.3-22.9 15 8.8 5.1-14.8 44 22.1 16.1-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 77 34.7 27.8-42.4 31 11.7 7.7-17.2 34 17.6 12.3-24.6 17 8.3 5.0-13.7 60 27.7 21.2-35.1
Some College + 142 43 28.2 20.4-37.5 21 13.3 8.4-20.5 33 23.9 16.7-33.0 15 13.1 7.7-21.5 30 21.4 14.7-30.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 82 36.3 29.4-43.8 30 9.2 6.2-13.5 40 18.9 13.5-25.8 21 10.3 6.6-15.9 64 25.2 19.6-31.7
$50,000+ 38 12 28.2 15.5-45.7 3 6.4 2.0-19.2 13 30.9 17.6-48.3 3 7.6 2.1-24.1 7 26.9 12.7-48.2

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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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