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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 411 116 27.0 20.7-34.3 107 26.2 20.8-32.4 98 22.0 17.2-27.7 29 8.4 5.3-13.1 61 16.5 11.3-23.3
GENDER
Male 161 33 20.8 12.3-32.9 46 24.9 17.7-33.9 40 24.3 16.7-34.0 9 7.9 3.8-15.9 33 22.1 14.8-31.8
Female 250 83 32.6 24.1-42.5 61 27.3 19.8-36.4 58 19.9 14.5-26.7 20 8.9 5.0-15.4 28 11.3 5.2-22.7
RACE
White 306 82 23.4 16.7-31.7 86 28.2 21.7-35.7 72 21.4 15.8-28.3 23 10.5 6.2-17.2 43 16.5 10.0-26.1
Other 102 33 33.3 21.5-47.6 20 22.5 13.8-34.6 26 23.5 15.3-34.4 6 4.7 1.9-11.2 17 16.0 9.2-26.2
AGE
18-44 102 18 20.8 10.7-36.6 36 29.2 19.6-41.1 24 21.8 13.7-32.8 11 10.2 5.0-19.9 13 17.9 9.1-32.3
45+ 306 98 32.7 26.5-39.5 69 22.9 17.7-29.0 73 22.2 17.5-27.9 18 6.9 4.1-11.3 48 15.4 11.2-20.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 45 30.2 18.4-45.3 34 22.3 13.8-34.0 36 15.2 9.8-22.9 7 7.8 3.0-18.5 34 24.6 14.5-38.6
Some College + 254 71 24.8 18.9-31.8 73 28.9 22.6-36.2 61 26.6 20.1-34.3 22 8.9 5.5-14.0 27 10.8 6.8-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 54 29.3 19.4-41.5 39 25.2 16.7-36.2 41 18.8 12.6-27.0 10 6.9 3.4-13.5 40 19.8 13.2-28.7
$50,000+ 173 44 24.9 16.1-36.3 56 31.1 23.2-40.3 46 28.4 20.4-38.0 12 5.6 3.0-10.4 15 10.0 5.4-17.9

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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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