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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you are outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour, how often do you stay in the shade?
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  Total
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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
-Piedmont NC 7,191 860 10.3 9.3-11.4 1,803 23.2 21.7-24.7 3,424 50.8 49.0-52.6 769 11.5 10.4-12.8 335 4.2 3.6- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,746 163 5.6 4.4- 7.1 505 19.1 16.9-21.4 1,518 55.1 52.3-57.9 398 15.1 13.2-17.2 162 5.1 4.1- 6.3
Female 4,445 697 14.7 13.2-16.3 1,298 27.0 25.1-28.9 1,906 46.8 44.6-49.1 371 8.2 7.0- 9.5 173 3.3 2.7- 4.1
RACE
White 5,741 522 6.1 5.4- 6.8 1,377 20.8 19.4-22.3 2,905 55.7 53.8-57.6 670 13.0 11.7-14.5 267 4.4 3.7- 5.2
African American 990 258 22.4 19.0-26.3 291 28.3 24.5-32.4 341 38.8 34.3-43.4 59 6.3 4.6- 8.7 41 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Other Minorities 440 78 16.5 12.2-22.1 130 28.5 22.8-35.1 168 41.0 34.1-48.3 38 10.8 7.3-15.9 26 3.1 1.8- 5.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 332 64 18.1 13.2-24.3 117 30.4 23.5-38.4 109 36.9 28.9-45.8 25 11.5 7.2-17.8 17 3.0 1.5- 5.8
Non-Hispanic 6,842 795 9.5 8.5-10.5 1,681 22.4 21.0-23.9 3,307 52.2 50.4-54.0 743 11.6 10.4-12.8 316 4.3 3.7- 5.0
AGE
18-24 208 18 7.7 4.1-14.1 37 17.8 12.1-25.3 107 55.4 46.8-63.7 36 14.9 10.0-21.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.3
25-34 722 66 8.5 6.3-11.3 159 20.4 16.9-24.4 373 53.9 49.2-58.6 96 14.2 11.1-17.8 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7
35-44 1,194 100 8.2 6.4-10.5 247 21.0 18.2-24.2 645 54.1 50.5-57.6 144 11.9 9.9-14.4 58 4.7 3.5- 6.3
45-54 1,463 128 8.7 6.9-10.8 326 21.4 18.8-24.3 771 54.7 51.3-58.0 176 10.6 8.8-12.7 62 4.6 3.3- 6.4
55-64 1,515 156 11.1 9.0-13.6 402 27.7 24.9-30.8 745 47.6 44.4-50.8 153 9.9 8.2-12.0 59 3.7 2.7- 5.0
65-74 1,155 194 16.2 13.8-19.0 345 30.9 27.6-34.4 454 39.8 36.4-43.4 93 7.7 6.0- 9.7 69 5.4 4.0- 7.1
75+ 876 195 22.1 18.6-26.1 261 30.4 26.5-34.5 307 35.1 31.1-39.2 64 8.0 5.9-10.7 49 4.5 3.3- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 897 220 20.1 16.4-24.4 230 24.9 20.3-30.1 314 38.4 32.9-44.2 71 11.2 7.8-15.7 62 5.5 3.6- 8.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,972 267 11.8 9.5-14.4 456 21.9 19.1-25.0 932 50.3 46.5-54.0 210 11.2 9.1-13.6 107 4.9 3.8- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,850 187 8.7 7.1-10.6 482 23.7 20.9-26.8 885 50.9 47.4-54.4 210 12.0 9.8-14.7 86 4.7 3.4- 6.3
College Graduate 2,455 182 6.3 5.2- 7.6 629 23.1 21.0-25.3 1,289 56.3 53.6-58.9 276 11.7 10.0-13.5 79 2.7 2.1- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 173 26.6 21.0-33.2 165 19.2 15.0-24.2 237 38.2 31.4-45.6 44 9.7 5.9-15.4 46 6.3 4.0- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,097 197 18.4 14.6-23.0 285 24.7 20.3-29.6 459 42.5 37.1-48.2 96 10.7 7.8-14.5 60 3.7 2.7- 5.2
$25,000- 34,999 697 96 9.7 7.5-12.6 189 29.6 24.5-35.3 303 41.6 36.4-47.0 77 14.2 10.0-19.9 32 4.8 2.9- 7.8
$35,000- 49,999 965 103 9.7 7.5-12.5 233 21.9 18.6-25.7 470 52.3 47.7-56.8 111 10.9 8.4-14.0 48 5.2 3.5- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 1,029 75 6.0 4.5- 8.1 243 22.9 19.5-26.8 533 53.7 49.4-57.9 135 12.9 10.5-15.7 43 4.5 3.0- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,817 78 3.7 2.8- 4.9 407 20.4 18.0-22.9 1,037 60.0 56.8-63.0 234 12.6 10.7-14.9 61 3.3 2.3- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,457 432 15.4 13.4-17.6 662 25.6 23.1-28.2 1,000 43.6 40.5-46.7 224 10.0 8.3-12.0 139 5.4 4.2- 7.0
No 4,700 422 8.2 7.1- 9.5 1,134 22.2 20.5-24.1 2,408 53.7 51.6-55.9 541 12.1 10.7-13.6 195 3.7 3.1- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 959 71 7.5 5.3-10.5 202 23.2 19.4-27.6 502 51.6 47.1-56.2 128 12.8 10.2-16.0 56 4.8 3.4- 6.7
Non-Veteran 6,230 789 10.7 9.6-11.8 1,601 23.2 21.6-24.8 2,921 50.7 48.8-52.7 640 11.4 10.2-12.7 279 4.1 3.5- 4.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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