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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 385 53 11.4 8.2-15.8 105 27.1 21.0-34.1 170 49.6 42.4-56.8 40 8.0 5.4-11.7 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5
GENDER
Male 162 13 7.2 3.7-13.5 33 21.8 14.1-32.2 81 54.8 44.1-65.1 28 12.3 7.6-19.3 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4
Female 223 40 15.5 10.5-22.3 72 32.1 23.6-41.9 89 44.5 35.2-54.3 12 3.9 2.0- 7.5 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6
RACE
White 334 41 9.3 6.5-13.1 86 25.2 19.0-32.5 154 51.4 44.0-58.8 39 10.2 6.9-14.7 14 4.0 2.2- 7.0
Other 51 12 19.3 9.5-35.5 19 34.0 18.7-53.5 16 42.9 24.4-63.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 3 3.5 1.0-11.6
AGE
18-44 107 10 6.6 3.1-13.5 25 26.7 16.9-39.5 58 55.9 43.5-67.7 7 6.3 2.9-13.4 7 4.4 2.0- 9.3
45+ 275 42 16.4 11.6-22.5 80 27.7 22.0-34.2 111 42.8 36.2-49.7 32 9.7 6.6-14.1 10 3.4 1.8- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 32 13.1 8.3-19.9 52 27.0 18.6-37.5 90 50.7 40.4-61.0 16 4.3 2.4- 7.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.3
Some College + 183 21 9.7 5.7-15.8 53 27.1 19.3-36.8 80 48.4 38.7-58.2 23 12.0 7.3-19.1 6 2.8 1.2- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 29 13.8 8.8-21.1 56 26.6 18.6-36.5 84 45.8 35.7-56.2 23 8.7 5.2-14.1 12 5.1 2.7- 9.5
$50,000+ 118 10 8.1 3.9-16.2 31 25.6 17.4-35.8 60 52.8 41.8-63.5 13 10.1 5.2-18.9 4 3.4 1.3- 8.9

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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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