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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you protect your skin from the sun,
such as by using sunscreens or sunblock or wearing hats or protective clothing?
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 15,114 4,707 27.7 26.6-28.8 3,547 23.6 22.6-24.7 3,481 25.4 24.2-26.5 1,078 8.0 7.4- 8.7 2,301 15.3 14.4-16.3
-Cabarrus County 352 95 28.0 21.6-35.4 99 24.9 19.8-30.7 79 26.4 19.5-34.5 31 11.4 7.4-17.0 48 9.4 6.8-13.0
GENDER
Male 133 31 30.0 19.6-42.8 32 18.7 12.7-26.8 35 24.3 16.4-34.5 18 17.1 10.1-27.6 17 9.9 5.8-16.3
Female 219 64 26.2 19.3-34.6 67 30.1 22.7-38.8 44 28.1 18.2-40.7 13 6.4 3.3-12.2 31 9.1 6.0-13.5
RACE
White 295 78 27.1 20.1-35.6 86 26.3 20.6-33.0 65 25.8 18.1-35.3 27 11.7 7.4-18.2 39 9.0 6.2-12.9
Other 56 16 30.5 17.7-47.3 13 18.6 9.8-32.3 14 29.4 17.0-45.7 4 9.9 3.4-25.6 9 11.6 5.6-22.4
AGE
18-44 102 28 29.7 19.0-43.0 30 21.1 14.2-30.3 21 28.2 16.9-43.2 12 14.6 8.1-25.1 11 6.4 3.3-12.0
45+ 247 66 25.9 19.8-33.0 68 28.7 22.2-36.1 57 24.5 18.5-31.8 19 8.3 4.7-14.1 37 12.7 8.8-17.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 48 33.4 23.8-44.6 30 22.2 14.5-32.6 26 18.6 10.9-30.1 13 10.5 5.3-19.8 27 15.3 9.8-23.0
Some College + 207 47 25.2 17.3-35.2 69 26.3 20.0-33.8 53 30.4 21.4-41.3 18 11.9 6.9-19.6 20 6.2 3.7-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 43 28.8 20.2-39.1 35 18.3 12.5-26.0 40 25.8 17.1-36.9 17 13.6 7.4-23.5 30 13.6 9.0-20.0
$50,000+ 145 35 26.4 16.9-38.8 55 31.0 22.7-40.8 30 24.3 14.8-37.3 12 11.5 6.1-20.7 13 6.7 3.7-12.0

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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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