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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 392 42 8.6 6.0-12.3 86 20.0 15.7-25.1 212 56.8 50.4-62.9 39 12.1 8.2-17.3 13 2.6 1.3- 5.2
GENDER
Male 155 6 3.9 1.5- 9.9 26 15.4 9.8-23.5 91 59.3 49.4-68.6 26 18.2 11.5-27.6 6 3.1 1.1- 8.5
Female 237 36 13.4 9.2-19.1 60 24.5 18.6-31.6 121 54.2 46.2-62.0 13 5.9 3.2-10.6 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6
RACE
White 298 23 4.9 3.1- 7.5 61 19.8 14.8-25.9 174 62.0 54.8-68.6 30 11.3 7.4-16.9 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2
Other 94 19 17.5 10.3-28.2 25 20.4 12.8-30.8 38 44.4 32.0-57.6 9 13.9 6.5-27.4 3 3.8 1.0-13.3
AGE
18-44 104 11 6.4 3.3-12.2 20 17.3 10.6-27.1 51 54.5 42.9-65.6 17 18.0 10.5-29.0 5 3.8 1.4-10.2
45+ 284 31 10.4 6.8-15.8 64 21.3 16.4-27.2 159 58.9 52.0-65.4 22 7.7 4.8-11.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 21 14.5 8.5-23.7 23 16.9 10.4-26.1 66 51.5 39.8-63.0 15 15.8 8.3-28.1 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7
Some College + 263 21 5.9 3.6- 9.6 63 21.4 16.1-27.9 146 59.2 51.7-66.3 24 10.3 6.5-16.1 9 3.2 1.4- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 29 14.8 9.7-22.0 40 20.6 14.2-28.8 78 48.7 38.2-59.3 14 14.4 7.3-26.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8
$50,000+ 180 9 4.9 2.1-11.0 35 18.0 12.6-25.1 110 64.0 55.5-71.7 21 11.1 7.0-17.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0

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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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