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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 413 124 26.2 21.4-31.5 92 20.4 16.1-25.4 106 32.6 26.8-38.8 28 8.9 5.4-14.5 63 11.9 8.9-15.9
GENDER
Male 139 30 17.2 11.4-25.1 26 18.0 11.8-26.7 49 40.9 31.4-51.1 12 10.2 4.9-20.1 22 13.6 8.3-21.5
Female 274 94 32.5 25.9-39.8 66 22.1 16.7-28.6 57 26.7 19.9-34.7 16 8.0 4.0-15.6 41 10.8 7.5-15.1
RACE
White 362 112 28.0 22.7-33.9 84 21.1 16.5-26.6 87 29.2 23.5-35.7 28 10.6 6.4-17.0 51 11.1 7.9-15.4
Other 49 12 17.1 8.8-30.6 7 15.7 6.9-32.0 18 50.4 33.7-67.0 0 0.0 . - . 12 16.8 8.9-29.4
AGE
18-44 123 31 22.0 15.1-30.9 28 19.6 13.1-28.3 49 42.5 32.8-52.9 9 11.7 5.7-22.8 6 4.2 1.8- 9.2
45+ 288 92 30.0 24.2-36.6 63 21.0 16.0-27.0 57 22.9 17.4-29.6 19 6.3 3.9-10.0 57 19.8 14.7-26.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 56 29.5 21.8-38.7 31 13.8 9.2-20.1 43 29.6 21.5-39.3 11 7.5 3.0-17.6 42 19.6 13.6-27.3
Some College + 228 68 23.9 18.3-30.6 60 24.9 18.7-32.4 63 34.9 27.3-43.3 17 10.1 5.5-17.7 20 6.2 3.7-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 65 31.3 23.6-40.2 41 21.1 14.7-29.3 40 27.3 19.5-36.9 11 6.3 3.1-12.5 38 14.0 9.7-19.9
$50,000+ 156 32 16.1 10.9-23.1 39 20.6 14.3-28.7 55 40.2 31.0-50.1 14 13.2 6.6-24.8 16 9.9 5.5-17.2

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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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