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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 369 135 29.6 23.5-36.6 51 12.9 8.9-18.4 93 27.3 21.0-34.7 23 13.5 5.8-28.3 67 16.6 12.3-22.2
GENDER
Male 125 51 29.8 19.5-42.6 19 13.0 7.0-22.7 27 23.4 14.2-36.2 10 21.5 7.5-47.9 18 12.4 6.9-21.1
Female 244 84 29.5 23.2-36.7 32 12.9 8.2-19.6 66 30.9 23.8-39.1 13 6.2 3.2-11.6 49 20.6 14.8-27.8
RACE
White 119 34 23.6 12.6-39.7 24 15.2 8.3-26.2 28 20.0 11.0-33.5 11 29.2 9.4-62.0 22 12.1 6.4-21.6
Other 248 100 32.4 25.8-39.7 27 12.1 7.4-19.1 64 29.9 22.7-38.3 12 6.9 3.2-14.0 45 18.8 13.4-25.6
AGE
18-44 119 22 16.5 9.6-26.8 13 9.1 4.4-17.8 47 35.8 24.5-49.0 11 21.4 8.4-44.9 26 17.2 10.5-26.8
45+ 248 113 45.3 38.0-52.9 37 17.1 11.6-24.4 45 17.2 12.4-23.4 12 4.3 2.3- 7.7 41 16.1 11.5-22.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 93 30.3 22.5-39.5 27 10.8 6.4-17.8 56 26.3 18.4-36.1 11 15.4 5.1-38.1 45 17.2 11.7-24.6
Some College + 137 42 28.2 19.0-39.8 24 17.0 10.2-26.8 37 29.3 20.3-40.4 12 9.9 5.2-18.0 22 15.6 9.4-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 99 33.2 26.5-40.7 32 14.0 8.9-21.4 67 29.6 22.5-37.7 13 6.8 3.1-14.1 41 16.4 11.4-22.9
$50,000+ 62 15 24.3 12.1-42.7 11 13.0 6.6-24.1 19 32.0 18.9-48.8 5 9.3 3.6-22.2 12 21.4 11.4-36.5

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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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