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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 432 71 14.6 11.2-18.8 116 25.1 20.8-30.0 160 39.6 34.4-45.1 43 11.0 7.8-15.3 42 9.6 6.8-13.5
GENDER
Male 149 19 12.8 7.8-20.4 34 21.7 15.3-30.0 62 41.7 33.2-50.8 19 13.4 8.1-21.2 15 10.4 5.8-17.8
Female 283 52 16.1 12.0-21.3 82 28.0 22.6-34.1 98 37.9 31.7-44.4 24 9.0 5.6-14.0 27 9.0 6.0-13.4
RACE
White 359 53 13.0 9.5-17.4 93 24.1 19.5-29.3 139 41.5 35.8-47.4 38 10.6 7.5-14.9 36 10.8 7.4-15.5
Other 71 18 21.6 12.7-34.3 23 30.1 19.4-43.5 21 33.4 21.5-47.8 4 10.7 3.6-27.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.8
AGE
18-44 171 24 11.4 7.1-17.6 37 22.8 16.2-30.9 77 45.3 37.0-53.9 18 12.2 7.2-19.8 15 8.4 4.9-14.1
45+ 260 47 17.4 12.6-23.5 79 27.2 21.7-33.5 83 35.3 28.9-42.3 24 9.3 5.8-14.7 27 10.7 6.7-16.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 50 19.1 13.9-25.7 62 25.5 19.6-32.5 74 34.4 27.5-42.0 24 12.5 7.9-19.2 21 8.6 5.1-14.0
Some College + 201 21 8.9 5.6-14.0 54 24.6 18.7-31.6 86 46.3 38.7-54.0 19 9.2 5.6-14.9 21 11.0 6.8-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 37 13.8 9.5-19.5 71 26.0 20.3-32.6 95 41.5 34.5-48.9 23 9.7 5.9-15.7 24 9.0 5.6-14.3
$50,000+ 102 9 6.2 3.1-12.3 23 24.9 16.7-35.4 49 47.2 36.9-57.8 14 13.3 7.5-22.4 7 8.4 3.6-18.1

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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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