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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 366 46 11.2 7.9-15.7 104 29.9 22.9-38.0 167 43.9 37.1-51.0 34 10.8 6.7-17.0 15 4.1 2.3- 7.5
GENDER
Male 145 11 7.9 3.8-15.7 31 29.6 18.2-44.3 82 48.4 36.9-60.1 13 8.5 3.5-19.0 8 5.6 2.5-11.8
Female 221 35 14.6 10.1-20.6 73 30.3 23.8-37.7 85 39.2 31.9-47.1 21 13.2 7.6-21.9 7 2.7 1.0- 6.7
RACE
White 300 29 7.6 5.0-11.5 88 30.7 22.5-40.3 141 46.0 38.2-53.9 31 11.7 7.4-18.0 11 4.0 1.9- 8.1
Other 64 17 21.7 12.2-35.6 15 27.3 15.6-43.3 26 38.6 25.0-54.3 2 7.7 1.3-34.6 4 4.7 1.5-13.7
AGE
18-44 86 8 8.8 3.8-19.2 27 33.5 19.8-50.8 38 39.4 27.0-53.3 11 16.2 7.8-30.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1
45+ 274 38 13.2 9.4-18.1 74 26.5 21.0-32.8 128 47.9 41.2-54.6 21 6.7 4.3-10.4 13 5.8 3.0-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 21 21.4 13.1-32.9 19 17.8 10.4-28.8 30 32.9 21.3-47.0 8 20.7 8.9-41.3 7 7.1 3.0-15.9
Some College + 280 25 7.9 4.7-13.0 84 33.6 25.1-43.4 137 47.8 39.6-56.1 26 7.5 4.9-11.4 8 3.2 1.3- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 24 18.1 11.4-27.4 35 23.0 15.8-32.3 55 40.1 29.7-51.5 9 11.4 4.3-27.0 10 7.4 3.6-14.6
$50,000+ 190 12 5.6 2.5-12.1 54 27.3 20.4-35.7 98 51.7 43.0-60.3 22 12.2 7.1-20.4 4 3.1 1.0- 9.1

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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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