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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 378 119 27.7 22.3-33.7 84 22.9 17.5-29.3 87 23.1 17.4-30.0 29 12.6 7.6-20.1 59 13.8 9.9-19.0
GENDER
Male 121 34 21.3 14.1-30.8 26 19.8 12.4-30.1 30 26.3 16.2-39.7 12 17.7 8.8-32.3 19 14.9 8.6-24.8
Female 257 85 32.9 26.0-40.6 58 25.4 18.4-33.8 57 20.5 15.2-27.0 17 8.4 4.3-15.6 40 12.9 8.6-18.9
RACE
White 260 86 31.6 24.7-39.3 61 24.7 18.2-32.7 62 26.7 19.2-35.9 19 8.4 4.1-16.5 32 8.5 5.5-12.9
Other 113 31 18.7 12.0-28.0 22 18.8 10.7-30.9 24 16.2 9.7-25.8 10 21.4 10.8-38.1 26 24.9 15.4-37.6
AGE
18-44 109 34 24.5 16.2-35.3 26 22.6 13.8-34.8 22 22.6 13.1-36.3 11 16.9 8.4-31.0 16 13.3 7.1-23.5
45+ 267 83 30.3 24.4-36.9 58 23.2 17.8-29.6 65 23.6 18.3-29.9 18 8.7 4.4-16.5 43 14.3 10.1-19.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 35 18.2 11.8-27.0 24 19.9 11.9-31.4 32 24.0 13.3-39.4 12 16.7 7.4-33.6 33 21.2 13.0-32.6
Some College + 240 84 33.7 26.7-41.4 60 24.8 18.2-32.8 54 22.4 16.9-29.2 17 10.1 5.6-17.6 25 9.0 5.6-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 66 31.9 23.7-41.3 31 21.9 13.6-33.3 38 15.1 10.3-21.5 12 11.1 4.9-23.0 45 20.1 13.4-29.1
$50,000+ 151 43 25.4 18.2-34.3 49 27.1 19.9-35.8 35 29.1 19.2-41.6 14 9.6 4.9-17.9 10 8.7 4.4-16.6

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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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