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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 372 42 10.1 6.9-14.6 105 27.4 21.0-34.7 178 48.4 40.8-56.0 32 10.9 7.0-16.8 15 3.2 1.8- 5.9
GENDER
Male 134 9 5.4 2.4-11.9 30 22.2 13.0-35.3 74 55.5 42.9-67.4 14 13.3 7.0-23.9 7 3.6 1.5- 8.2
Female 238 33 15.4 10.3-22.3 75 33.2 26.2-41.0 104 40.4 33.1-48.1 18 8.2 4.9-13.6 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4
RACE
White 216 13 3.4 1.9- 6.0 52 21.0 15.5-27.6 123 61.8 53.8-69.3 19 9.8 5.9-15.8 9 4.1 1.7- 9.2
Other 154 29 15.1 9.6-22.9 51 31.3 21.5-43.1 55 39.0 27.9-51.4 13 11.9 6.1-21.9 6 2.7 1.1- 6.2
AGE
18-44 128 7 6.0 2.7-12.7 36 27.8 18.3-39.9 64 49.8 38.0-61.5 16 13.6 7.5-23.5 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1
45+ 242 35 15.9 10.8-22.8 68 26.6 20.8-33.5 113 46.4 39.1-53.9 16 7.2 4.2-11.9 10 3.9 1.9- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 20 15.0 8.5-25.3 29 27.8 17.1-42.0 42 37.9 24.7-53.3 10 15.5 7.3-29.9 5 3.7 1.4- 9.1
Some College + 266 22 7.2 4.3-11.7 76 27.1 19.8-35.8 136 54.5 45.9-62.9 22 8.2 5.1-13.0 10 3.0 1.3- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 27 14.3 8.6-22.7 47 31.8 20.8-45.3 60 36.0 24.3-49.7 13 14.4 7.3-26.3 9 3.6 1.6- 7.8
$50,000+ 178 9 5.8 2.8-11.7 51 25.1 18.7-32.9 97 57.0 48.4-65.2 17 9.0 5.5-14.6 4 3.1 1.1- 8.6

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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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