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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 434 136 29.2 24.2-34.9 98 21.6 17.0-26.9 103 25.2 20.3-30.9 39 11.0 7.1-16.8 58 12.9 9.6-17.2
GENDER
Male 172 51 29.6 21.6-38.9 41 23.0 16.2-31.5 37 22.6 15.5-31.7 16 10.1 5.1-19.1 27 14.7 9.5-22.0
Female 262 85 29.0 23.0-35.8 57 20.2 14.5-27.3 66 27.7 21.4-35.1 23 11.9 6.6-20.5 31 11.2 7.5-16.6
RACE
White 378 117 28.3 23.2-34.1 91 24.5 19.3-30.6 94 26.9 21.5-33.2 30 9.0 5.4-14.7 46 11.2 7.9-15.6
Other 54 18 33.0 19.4-50.1 7 9.7 3.8-22.7 9 18.6 9.3-33.8 9 19.7 8.5-39.2 11 19.0 10.1-33.1
AGE
18-44 117 30 25.2 17.1-35.7 24 19.1 12.0-29.1 38 31.2 22.3-41.8 10 12.5 5.9-24.6 15 11.9 6.9-19.8
45+ 313 103 32.4 26.7-38.6 73 23.7 18.6-29.7 65 20.2 15.7-25.6 29 9.8 6.3-15.0 43 13.9 9.9-19.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 59 28.5 21.3-37.1 32 14.4 9.5-21.3 38 26.7 18.8-36.4 21 11.7 7.1-18.8 39 18.7 12.9-26.2
Some College + 245 77 29.9 23.1-37.7 66 27.7 20.9-35.8 65 23.9 18.4-30.6 18 10.5 5.0-20.5 19 8.0 4.8-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 71 27.3 20.8-34.9 48 19.0 13.3-26.3 52 25.4 18.2-34.2 25 12.4 7.0-21.0 36 16.0 10.9-22.9
$50,000+ 152 48 31.5 23.3-41.1 39 25.3 17.9-34.5 43 28.2 20.9-37.0 8 6.3 2.7-14.0 14 8.6 4.8-14.9

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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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