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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 419 55 11.7 7.8-17.1 96 21.7 16.8-27.7 200 49.6 42.7-56.5 47 11.9 8.2-17.1 21 5.1 2.7- 9.2
GENDER
Male 165 13 8.0 3.1-19.1 27 18.9 11.7-29.1 95 53.2 42.0-64.1 23 15.2 9.1-24.5 7 4.6 1.6-12.6
Female 254 42 15.8 11.1-22.0 69 24.9 19.1-31.7 105 45.6 37.9-53.5 24 8.2 5.2-12.8 14 5.5 2.8-10.6
RACE
White 342 39 9.8 6.8-13.9 81 22.4 17.4-28.4 166 49.8 43.0-56.6 41 13.8 9.3-20.2 15 4.1 2.1- 7.8
Other 75 16 15.9 7.0-32.2 15 20.7 10.9-35.9 33 49.2 33.7-65.0 5 7.0 2.5-18.1 6 7.2 2.3-20.2
AGE
18-44 93 9 10.5 4.2-23.9 18 19.7 11.4-31.8 52 52.0 38.9-64.9 8 10.2 4.5-21.6 6 7.6 3.1-17.4
45+ 323 45 12.5 9.0-16.9 78 23.5 18.5-29.4 146 47.6 41.0-54.3 39 13.4 9.4-18.7 15 3.0 1.8- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 34 14.2 8.1-23.7 44 21.4 14.3-30.8 98 51.3 41.0-61.5 21 8.6 4.9-14.5 13 4.5 2.2- 9.2
Some College + 209 21 8.8 5.3-14.3 52 22.1 16.0-29.7 102 47.7 39.0-56.5 26 15.8 9.6-24.9 8 5.7 2.1-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 38 15.1 9.0-24.3 48 21.9 14.9-30.9 110 49.6 39.8-59.4 21 7.5 4.2-12.9 13 5.9 2.6-12.9
$50,000+ 130 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6 29 18.3 12.1-26.7 66 50.7 39.9-61.5 23 21.8 13.3-33.8 5 4.7 1.6-12.9

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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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