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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Skin Cancer+

When the youngest child in your household is outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour, how often is his or her skin protected 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 831 454 54.6 49.6-59.6 150 16.7 13.4-20.6 117 14.6 11.3-18.7 39 5.0 3.2- 7.6 71 9.1 6.6-12.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for New Hanover County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked of respondents with one or more children under age 13

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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