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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 186 101 52.2 44.2-60.2 46 24.2 17.9-31.8 22 12.1 7.8-18.4 9 7.4 3.7-14.2 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2
GENDER
Male 76 32 39.3 28.4-51.3 24 31.4 21.1-43.9 8 10.5 5.1-20.1 6 11.7 5.2-24.3 6 7.2 3.2-15.3
Female 110 69 65.1 54.7-74.2 22 17.0 11.0-25.5 14 13.8 7.8-23.2 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
RACE
White 123 75 59.2 49.3-68.4 33 26.8 19.1-36.2 13 11.4 6.3-19.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Other 62 26 42.7 29.8-56.8 13 20.6 11.1-35.1 8 11.1 5.4-21.5 8 16.7 8.2-31.3 7 8.8 3.9-18.3
AGE
18-44 147 83 54.7 45.5-63.5 36 24.6 17.4-33.5 14 8.8 5.0-14.9 6 6.8 2.9-15.2 8 5.1 2.5-10.3
45+ 37 16 40.9 25.3-58.5 10 23.7 12.3-40.6 8 25.5 12.6-44.8 3 10.0 3.1-27.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 24 41.6 27.8-56.7 11 24.5 13.0-41.4 5 9.8 3.7-23.4 8 19.5 9.6-35.8 3 4.6 1.4-14.5
Some College + 135 77 57.6 48.3-66.3 35 24.0 17.2-32.4 17 13.3 8.1-21.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 5 3.7 1.5- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 22 37.0 24.5-51.5 15 24.3 14.2-38.3 6 10.9 4.3-24.7 8 20.8 10.3-37.4 4 7.0 2.5-18.1
$50,000+ 96 57 57.4 46.4-67.6 24 24.2 16.2-34.4 11 13.4 7.4-23.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 3 3.1 0.9- 9.8

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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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