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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 338 39 8.8 5.4-13.9 75 21.3 16.6-26.9 177 54.5 47.7-61.1 32 10.1 6.5-15.5 15 5.4 2.9- 9.6
GENDER
Male 126 9 4.2 2.0- 8.3 18 14.5 8.9-22.9 77 60.0 49.0-70.1 16 14.7 7.9-25.7 6 6.6 2.6-15.6
Female 212 30 12.4 7.0-21.1 57 26.6 20.0-34.5 100 50.1 41.6-58.6 16 6.5 3.7-11.1 9 4.4 2.0- 9.1
RACE
White 304 28 7.5 4.1-13.3 70 22.0 16.9-27.9 165 54.8 47.6-61.7 26 9.8 5.9-15.7 15 6.0 3.2-10.7
Other 32 10 19.5 9.0-37.2 5 15.5 5.8-35.5 12 52.7 32.4-72.2 5 12.3 4.6-28.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 75 5 7.9 2.5-22.8 14 16.1 9.1-27.0 44 58.7 45.3-71.0 8 11.1 4.9-23.2 4 6.1 2.1-16.7
45+ 262 33 9.2 6.4-13.1 61 24.9 19.4-31.3 133 51.6 44.8-58.3 24 9.5 5.8-15.1 11 4.8 2.6- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 26 13.3 8.4-20.4 18 16.3 9.7-26.2 50 47.5 35.8-59.5 11 14.5 6.7-28.7 7 8.4 3.8-17.6
Some College + 225 13 6.5 2.7-15.0 57 23.8 17.9-31.0 127 58.2 49.9-66.0 21 8.0 4.9-12.6 7 3.5 1.3- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 28 14.0 8.0-23.5 37 19.5 13.7-27.1 94 51.6 42.2-61.0 12 8.5 4.4-15.9 9 6.3 2.8-13.8
$50,000+ 123 4 2.0 0.7- 5.3 31 24.6 16.8-34.5 70 57.0 46.3-67.0 14 12.4 6.2-23.4 4 4.0 1.3-11.2

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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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