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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 406 49 11.7 7.3-18.1 103 21.5 16.8-27.2 197 50.6 43.5-57.7 37 9.6 6.2-14.6 20 6.6 3.9-10.9
GENDER
Male 160 7 8.1 2.4-24.6 32 16.5 10.9-24.1 87 53.5 42.8-63.8 22 12.7 7.4-21.2 12 9.2 4.7-17.3
Female 246 42 14.9 10.3-21.0 71 26.2 19.1-34.8 110 48.0 38.4-57.9 15 6.7 3.3-13.3 8 4.1 1.8- 9.0
RACE
White 303 27 5.9 3.8- 9.2 73 18.3 13.7-24.1 161 59.7 51.5-67.4 28 10.0 6.0-16.4 14 6.0 3.0-11.3
Other 100 21 21.6 11.3-37.3 30 27.8 18.1-40.1 34 33.8 23.4-46.0 9 9.0 4.1-18.7 6 7.8 3.3-17.3
AGE
18-44 101 11 11.6 4.5-26.5 21 17.7 10.5-28.5 53 53.5 40.2-66.2 12 12.3 6.3-22.8 4 4.9 1.6-14.0
45+ 302 38 11.8 8.3-16.6 80 24.2 19.0-30.2 143 48.5 41.8-55.3 25 7.3 4.7-11.3 16 8.1 4.7-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 28 17.3 8.7-31.6 30 14.7 8.5-24.3 68 46.7 33.7-60.2 20 14.5 7.8-25.5 8 6.8 3.0-14.4
Some College + 251 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 73 26.3 20.2-33.5 128 53.3 45.6-60.9 17 6.2 3.6-10.5 12 6.4 3.2-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 35 20.3 11.5-33.4 49 23.1 15.4-33.2 68 38.4 28.8-48.9 22 11.2 6.3-19.2 8 6.9 3.1-14.7
$50,000+ 171 8 3.9 1.7- 8.5 42 23.2 16.5-31.6 97 57.9 48.0-67.2 13 6.9 3.7-12.3 11 8.2 4.0-16.2

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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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