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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 454 158 29.8 24.7-35.4 86 18.1 14.2-22.9 99 24.1 19.0-30.1 26 7.3 4.4-12.0 85 20.6 14.7-28.1
GENDER
Male 156 50 24.1 17.0-33.1 36 18.1 12.1-26.1 34 26.3 17.9-36.9 11 7.5 3.7-14.6 25 24.0 13.8-38.5
Female 298 108 35.0 28.7-41.8 50 18.2 13.4-24.1 65 22.1 16.8-28.6 15 7.2 3.4-14.6 60 17.5 13.1-23.0
RACE
White 265 80 24.8 18.9-31.8 63 21.1 15.8-27.7 65 23.9 17.8-31.4 20 11.3 6.3-19.2 37 18.8 10.4-31.7
Other 187 77 36.1 28.0-45.0 23 14.5 9.1-22.4 33 23.9 16.0-34.0 6 2.5 1.0- 6.0 48 23.1 16.4-31.4
AGE
18-44 146 41 22.9 15.9-31.7 32 18.0 12.0-26.0 32 23.3 15.5-33.3 11 10.2 5.2-19.1 30 25.6 15.7-38.9
45+ 304 116 37.7 31.6-44.2 53 17.9 13.5-23.4 66 24.9 19.3-31.6 14 4.1 2.3- 7.2 55 15.4 11.5-20.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 69 28.7 21.0-37.8 27 14.9 9.4-22.9 37 17.5 11.7-25.3 10 8.6 3.8-18.4 52 30.4 19.6-43.9
Some College + 257 88 30.8 24.5-38.0 59 20.8 15.7-27.1 61 29.1 21.9-37.4 16 6.4 3.5-11.3 33 12.9 8.5-19.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 91 29.0 22.3-36.8 42 16.6 11.3-23.7 54 21.8 15.2-30.1 12 6.6 2.9-14.3 58 26.0 16.9-37.8
$50,000+ 147 50 29.1 21.5-38.1 37 23.5 16.9-31.7 35 29.6 21.0-40.0 10 8.7 4.2-17.4 15 9.0 5.0-15.9

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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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