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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 378 42 7.9 5.5-11.2 84 18.4 13.7-24.3 177 51.6 44.7-58.4 48 14.1 10.1-19.3 27 8.0 5.1-12.4
GENDER
Male 150 7 4.2 1.7-10.0 23 13.4 7.4-23.3 78 51.9 41.6-61.9 25 18.4 12.0-27.2 17 12.1 6.9-20.5
Female 228 35 11.1 7.5-16.0 61 22.6 16.2-30.8 99 51.4 42.1-60.5 23 10.4 6.2-17.0 10 4.5 2.1- 9.2
RACE
White 338 32 6.1 4.0- 9.3 75 17.7 12.7-24.0 163 53.9 46.5-61.1 44 14.7 10.4-20.4 24 7.6 4.7-12.0
Other 38 10 19.0 9.6-34.3 9 23.6 11.5-42.3 12 35.9 19.9-55.8 4 10.8 3.8-27.1 3 10.7 2.8-33.4
AGE
18-44 108 7 5.1 2.2-11.3 17 16.2 8.9-27.6 53 51.6 39.9-63.1 19 15.6 9.4-24.8 12 11.4 6.2-20.0
45+ 269 35 10.7 7.5-15.1 67 20.7 16.0-26.3 123 51.5 44.5-58.5 29 12.6 8.4-18.4 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 33 10.1 6.6-15.2 48 20.2 13.9-28.3 96 48.0 39.4-56.7 25 13.4 8.6-20.4 18 8.3 4.6-14.4
Some College + 158 9 4.6 2.3- 9.3 36 15.9 9.6-25.1 81 56.8 45.7-67.2 23 15.1 9.2-23.7 9 7.6 3.6-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 29 8.9 5.8-13.3 51 17.7 11.9-25.6 105 52.4 43.3-61.4 23 10.5 6.5-16.6 19 10.5 6.1-17.4
$50,000+ 110 7 4.3 1.9- 9.3 19 15.3 8.1-27.0 57 53.6 41.6-65.3 22 22.9 14.4-34.4 5 3.9 1.4-10.3

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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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