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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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?
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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
-Catawba County 426 39 8.5 5.5-13.0 101 20.9 16.6-26.1 218 54.9 48.7-60.9 46 10.8 7.7-15.0 22 4.9 2.9- 7.9
GENDER
Male 169 6 5.7 2.0-15.2 25 12.9 8.0-20.1 102 62.7 53.2-71.3 25 13.2 8.5-20.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.4
Female 257 33 11.2 7.4-16.7 76 28.6 22.2-36.1 116 47.4 39.6-55.3 21 8.5 5.0-14.1 11 4.3 2.0- 9.1
RACE
White 371 27 4.3 2.8- 6.7 83 19.2 14.9-24.5 200 59.3 52.9-65.4 42 12.0 8.4-16.8 19 5.1 2.9- 8.7
Other 53 12 26.2 13.8-44.0 18 28.3 16.5-44.1 16 35.6 21.1-53.3 4 6.1 1.9-17.4 3 3.8 1.1-12.9
AGE
18-44 116 8 8.5 3.8-18.0 23 18.4 11.7-27.8 65 56.5 45.5-66.8 15 11.9 6.8-20.0 5 4.7 1.9-11.4
45+ 306 31 8.6 5.6-13.0 76 23.0 18.0-28.8 152 53.7 47.2-60.1 30 9.7 6.6-14.1 17 5.0 3.0- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 27 11.4 7.1-17.8 39 21.6 14.9-30.4 87 48.7 39.7-57.8 20 10.6 6.2-17.4 15 7.7 4.2-13.7
Some College + 238 12 6.1 2.5-13.8 62 20.3 15.2-26.6 131 60.2 52.0-67.9 26 11.0 7.1-16.7 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 27 10.2 6.4-16.0 56 21.5 15.5-28.9 111 51.9 43.3-60.4 23 10.5 6.4-16.6 12 5.9 3.0-11.5
$50,000+ 149 6 6.6 2.2-18.3 29 17.0 11.4-24.6 87 59.0 49.2-68.1 20 13.7 8.3-21.7 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3

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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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