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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When the youngest child in your household is oudoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you stay in the 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 3,735 591 15.4 14.1-16.9 768 21.3 19.7-23.1 1,575 42.3 40.4-44.3 503 13.0 11.8-14.4 298 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Rowan County 117 25 21.2 13.7-31.3 27 24.0 16.6-33.4 41 37.9 28.6-48.1 12 8.5 4.6-15.1 12 8.4 4.4-15.6
GENDER
Male 40 6 16.5 6.8-34.8 12 29.3 17.0-45.6 18 45.8 30.4-62.1 3 6.4 2.0-19.0 1 2.0 0.3-12.8
Female 77 19 25.3 15.6-38.2 15 19.5 11.8-30.5 23 31.0 20.8-43.5 9 10.3 5.2-19.3 11 14.0 7.1-25.7
RACE
White 83 15 14.8 8.7-24.0 20 24.7 16.2-35.7 30 41.4 30.5-53.3 9 8.7 4.3-16.9 9 10.3 4.9-20.5
Other 34 10 34.5 17.8-56.1 7 22.6 10.2-42.7 11 30.4 15.9-50.3 3 8.0 2.5-22.9 3 4.4 1.3-13.8
AGE
18-44 101 20 18.4 11.1-28.9 23 23.8 15.9-34.1 37 40.9 30.7-52.0 10 9.0 4.7-16.5 11 7.9 4.1-14.9
45+ 16 5 36.9 15.0-66.0 4 25.0 9.0-52.7 4 21.1 7.5-47.1 2 6.0 1.2-24.8 1 11.1 1.6-48.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 15 23.3 13.1-38.2 15 24.6 14.8-38.0 21 35.0 23.2-48.8 7 9.4 4.2-19.6 6 7.7 3.0-18.2
Some College + 53 10 18.3 9.5-32.4 12 23.1 13.2-37.3 20 41.9 28.2-57.0 5 7.2 2.9-16.9 6 9.4 3.7-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 14 22.8 12.3-38.1 14 25.1 14.7-39.3 21 34.4 22.3-48.9 6 9.4 4.0-20.7 6 8.4 3.3-20.0
$50,000+ 35 5 14.0 5.6-30.8 7 21.4 10.3-39.0 16 50.9 34.0-67.6 3 6.5 2.1-18.6 4 7.2 2.4-19.7

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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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