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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 383 114 25.7 20.2-32.0 83 18.7 14.3-24.1 90 25.4 19.7-32.0 32 10.1 6.2-15.8 64 20.2 14.2-28.0
GENDER
Male 136 40 19.5 13.2-27.9 31 18.7 12.3-27.2 31 28.6 18.8-40.8 10 5.8 2.6-12.2 24 27.5 16.3-42.5
Female 247 74 30.6 22.9-39.5 52 18.8 13.1-26.2 59 22.8 16.8-30.1 22 13.5 7.6-22.8 40 14.4 10.0-20.2
RACE
White 344 103 26.0 20.1-32.8 78 20.8 15.7-26.9 76 23.6 17.8-30.5 30 11.4 7.0-18.1 57 18.3 12.6-25.8
Other 37 10 20.5 9.8-37.9 5 8.8 3.2-21.9 14 36.9 19.6-58.2 2 3.3 0.7-13.6 6 30.6 12.0-58.8
AGE
18-44 113 25 19.5 11.7-30.6 21 15.4 9.3-24.6 34 28.5 19.1-40.2 17 15.3 8.5-25.9 16 21.3 11.7-35.7
45+ 268 88 32.5 26.5-39.0 61 22.4 17.2-28.6 56 21.9 16.8-28.1 15 4.2 2.5- 7.0 48 19.1 14.1-25.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 67 25.3 18.7-33.3 35 16.6 10.7-24.9 57 26.2 18.3-36.0 10 6.8 2.9-15.0 37 25.1 15.8-37.4
Some College + 176 47 26.3 17.8-36.9 48 21.5 15.5-29.0 33 24.4 17.0-33.8 22 14.2 8.0-23.9 26 13.6 8.3-21.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 71 27.9 20.3-37.2 43 14.9 10.4-21.0 57 29.8 21.6-39.6 17 6.1 3.4-10.8 42 21.2 13.5-31.7
$50,000+ 97 27 22.0 14.6-31.8 27 24.1 15.9-34.9 24 24.8 16.2-36.1 12 21.8 11.2-38.2 7 7.2 3.3-14.9

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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.

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