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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 561 56 9.2 6.6-12.8 139 24.4 20.2-29.2 286 52.8 47.4-58.0 64 11.8 8.5-16.1 16 1.8 1.1- 3.0
GENDER
Male 232 13 5.9 3.0-11.3 55 22.2 16.4-29.4 129 56.6 48.5-64.3 27 13.3 8.4-20.5 8 2.0 1.0- 4.2
Female 329 43 12.4 8.4-17.9 84 26.5 20.8-33.2 157 49.2 42.2-56.2 37 10.3 6.5-16.0 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
RACE
White 420 27 3.9 2.3- 6.6 97 21.8 17.3-27.0 224 56.4 50.2-62.4 58 15.7 11.2-21.5 14 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Other 140 29 20.5 13.5-29.8 41 28.3 20.2-38.0 62 46.4 36.5-56.7 6 3.9 1.3-11.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
AGE
18-44 194 14 7.2 3.9-12.8 37 19.6 13.6-27.5 113 57.2 48.5-65.5 23 14.0 8.6-22.0 7 1.9 0.9- 4.2
45+ 361 42 11.6 7.8-16.9 98 28.9 23.7-34.7 172 48.6 42.6-54.6 40 9.3 6.6-12.8 9 1.7 0.8- 3.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 20 15.0 8.6-24.8 30 23.4 15.2-34.1 65 49.7 38.8-60.7 13 10.3 5.0-20.3 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7
Some College + 428 36 7.0 4.6-10.5 109 24.9 20.2-30.3 220 53.9 47.9-59.8 51 12.3 8.6-17.5 12 1.9 1.0- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 34 17.8 11.6-26.4 52 26.1 19.0-34.7 93 42.4 33.7-51.7 18 12.0 6.0-22.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
$50,000+ 300 16 4.0 2.3- 7.1 72 23.1 17.8-29.4 163 58.1 51.3-64.7 42 13.1 9.2-18.3 7 1.7 0.8- 3.7

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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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