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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 419 69 13.8 10.0-18.8 106 20.6 15.8-26.5 182 49.3 41.6-57.0 41 8.5 5.8-12.4 21 7.8 3.0-19.0
GENDER
Male 131 14 7.2 3.8-13.2 28 18.0 10.3-29.4 65 53.5 39.1-67.3 17 9.8 5.2-17.5 7 11.6 2.9-36.5
Female 288 55 19.4 13.7-26.7 78 22.8 17.7-29.0 117 45.7 38.2-53.4 24 7.4 4.7-11.7 14 4.6 2.5- 8.3
RACE
White 267 28 7.0 4.1-11.6 64 17.6 12.0-25.1 129 55.3 44.7-65.4 37 12.1 7.9-18.0 9 8.0 1.9-27.8
Other 150 41 26.6 18.2-37.1 42 26.3 18.2-36.4 52 38.5 27.8-50.4 4 2.0 0.7- 5.7 11 6.6 3.2-13.1
AGE
18-44 117 18 11.9 6.6-20.8 21 16.2 9.3-26.8 60 54.2 40.6-67.1 11 7.3 3.6-14.1 7 10.4 2.7-32.3
45+ 299 50 15.4 11.3-20.6 84 25.6 20.6-31.4 121 44.0 37.7-50.5 30 10.0 6.7-14.7 14 5.0 2.6- 9.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 200 36 16.5 10.2-25.6 50 19.5 12.3-29.4 83 45.8 33.7-58.4 19 6.0 3.3-10.6 12 12.2 3.6-33.9
Some College + 218 33 11.3 7.5-16.6 56 21.9 16.1-29.2 98 52.1 43.3-60.9 22 11.0 6.7-17.6 9 3.6 1.7- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 47 17.5 11.7-25.2 68 22.8 16.6-30.4 82 46.1 35.6-57.0 21 8.4 4.8-14.4 12 5.2 2.6- 9.9
$50,000+ 136 14 8.5 4.8-14.6 25 20.2 11.7-32.4 75 56.7 46.0-66.8 16 11.3 6.4-19.0 6 3.4 1.4- 7.8

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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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