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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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?
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 14,939 1,826 10.5 9.8-11.2 3,614 22.0 21.0-23.1 7,116 50.4 49.2-51.7 1,629 12.1 11.3-13.0 754 4.9 4.4- 5.5
-Alamance County 355 45 8.8 6.1-12.5 76 17.7 13.3-23.2 171 53.5 45.4-61.3 43 15.4 9.3-24.4 20 4.7 2.6- 8.2
GENDER
Male 108 6 3.2 1.2- 7.8 14 12.8 6.7-23.2 63 59.7 43.9-73.6 17 18.5 7.6-38.4 8 5.9 2.4-13.6
Female 247 39 13.2 9.1-18.8 62 21.5 16.2-28.0 108 48.6 40.9-56.4 26 12.9 8.3-19.6 12 3.8 1.9- 7.3
RACE
White 283 29 5.7 3.7- 8.5 58 16.4 11.7-22.6 145 56.0 46.7-64.9 37 17.4 9.9-28.6 14 4.5 2.3- 8.8
Other 72 16 19.5 10.7-33.0 18 22.1 12.7-35.6 26 44.7 28.4-62.2 6 8.5 3.2-20.5 6 5.2 1.9-13.3
AGE
18-44 97 5 4.3 1.7-10.8 18 13.8 7.9-23.1 51 56.9 42.5-70.3 17 20.9 10.2-38.0 6 4.0 1.6- 9.5
45+ 255 40 13.5 9.5-18.7 57 21.7 16.3-28.4 119 50.6 43.4-57.7 25 8.8 5.7-13.2 14 5.5 2.6-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 27 11.1 6.7-17.6 29 16.6 10.2-25.7 71 50.7 37.5-63.8 16 16.6 6.9-34.7 12 5.1 2.2-11.3
Some College + 199 17 6.3 3.5-10.9 47 18.9 13.5-25.8 100 56.4 47.9-64.6 27 14.1 9.3-20.8 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 36 16.6 11.0-24.2 46 23.0 16.2-31.7 73 47.0 36.5-57.7 14 7.7 3.9-14.4 12 5.7 2.6-12.4
$50,000+ 127 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 20 13.3 7.4-22.6 76 55.9 41.9-68.9 24 26.2 14.1-43.3 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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