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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 635 81 11.8 9.0-15.4 196 30.3 25.9-35.1 278 44.7 39.8-49.7 56 10.3 7.6-13.9 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5
GENDER
Male 260 12 5.3 2.7-10.2 64 26.0 19.7-33.5 137 49.1 41.8-56.5 34 16.1 11.3-22.5 13 3.4 1.8- 6.4
Female 375 69 18.6 13.9-24.4 132 34.7 28.9-41.1 141 40.1 33.7-46.8 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8 11 2.3 1.2- 4.4
RACE
White 434 38 5.8 4.1- 8.3 124 25.4 21.0-30.3 212 53.4 47.6-59.1 42 11.9 8.4-16.5 18 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Other 200 43 20.1 14.1-27.7 72 37.1 29.0-46.0 65 32.6 25.2-41.0 14 8.2 4.5-14.5 6 2.0 0.8- 5.1
AGE
18-44 193 26 12.9 8.3-19.6 47 26.1 19.2-34.5 93 46.5 38.4-54.8 22 12.3 7.9-18.8 5 2.2 0.8- 5.5
45+ 434 55 11.0 8.1-14.7 144 33.9 28.9-39.4 182 42.9 37.5-48.5 34 8.6 5.9-12.3 19 3.7 2.3- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 169 30 17.6 11.2-26.5 62 35.0 26.0-45.1 59 35.0 25.8-45.3 11 10.2 5.3-18.8 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6
Some College + 462 50 9.2 6.5-12.9 132 28.1 23.2-33.4 218 49.1 43.6-54.7 45 10.4 7.5-14.4 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 45 19.1 13.1-26.9 66 27.2 19.9-35.9 106 40.6 32.5-49.1 19 8.9 5.1-15.2 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4
$50,000+ 305 25 7.2 4.6-11.1 97 30.0 24.3-36.3 146 48.6 42.1-55.1 30 11.9 8.1-17.2 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1

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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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