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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 122 69 58.9 49.0-68.2 22 16.2 10.4-24.2 18 13.4 8.2-21.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 12 10.6 5.6-18.9
GENDER
Male 42 26 63.8 47.6-77.3 6 13.9 6.2-28.2 6 12.3 5.4-25.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 3 8.1 2.6-23.0
Female 80 43 54.6 42.4-66.3 16 18.2 11.1-28.6 12 14.4 7.9-24.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 12.7 6.1-24.5
RACE
White 88 56 64.9 53.4-74.8 16 14.9 8.9-23.9 13 15.4 8.8-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.8 1.5-14.6
Other 34 13 45.7 27.2-65.5 6 19.0 8.3-37.7 5 9.1 3.4-21.9 1 2.9 0.4-18.2 9 23.3 11.1-42.7
AGE
18-44 104 58 58.3 47.6-68.2 20 17.5 11.1-26.4 16 15.1 9.1-24.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 9 8.0 3.8-16.2
45+ 18 11 62.1 35.3-83.1 2 10.0 2.1-36.6 2 5.4 1.1-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 22.5 7.2-52.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 34 54.3 40.7-67.3 13 16.3 9.1-27.6 9 13.1 6.6-24.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 9 14.7 7.3-27.3
Some College + 56 35 65.3 50.8-77.4 9 15.9 8.1-28.9 9 13.9 6.8-26.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.9 1.2-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 37 57.1 43.1-70.0 10 14.4 7.5-26.1 9 12.2 5.9-23.5 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 9 14.7 7.2-27.5
$50,000+ 35 21 65.6 48.3-79.5 10 25.1 13.3-42.3 4 9.3 3.4-22.9 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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