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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention

When the youngest child in your household is outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often does s/he stay in an area protected by shade

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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 3,807 2,000 52.1 50.2-54.1 831 22.8 21.2-24.5 568 14.1 12.8-15.5 135 3.9 3.2- 4.8 273 7.1 6.1- 8.1
-Eastern NC 1,324 719 54.5 51.4-57.7 257 19.8 17.4-22.4 203 14.7 12.6-17.0 47 3.5 2.5- 4.8 98 7.5 6.0- 9.4
GENDER
Male 399 207 51.9 46.3-57.4 85 21.6 17.4-26.4 65 15.6 12.1-19.8 15 3.9 2.3- 6.6 27 7.1 4.6-10.7
Female 925 512 56.4 52.6-60.1 172 18.5 15.8-21.6 138 14.1 11.7-16.9 32 3.2 2.1- 4.7 71 7.8 6.0-10.2
RACE
White 787 481 61.6 57.6-65.4 162 21.5 18.4-25.1 96 10.6 8.6-13.1 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0 26 3.1 1.9- 4.8
African American 358 144 41.0 35.1-47.1 60 16.8 12.7-21.9 75 20.5 16.0-25.7 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 57 16.6 12.4-22.0
Other Minorities 8 5 76.6 39.4-94.3 1 11.2 1.4-52.7 2 12.2 2.4-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 114 63 57.0 46.3-67.0 23 20.4 13.1-30.4 13 10.4 5.7-18.3 3 1.8 0.6- 5.8 12 10.3 5.4-18.9
25-34 525 313 58.4 53.4-63.2 87 16.7 13.3-20.8 74 15.2 11.8-19.3 21 4.0 2.4- 6.4 30 5.7 3.9- 8.5
35-44 453 227 50.4 45.0-55.8 100 22.1 18.0-26.8 76 16.0 12.5-20.3 13 3.4 1.9- 6.0 37 8.1 5.6-11.6
45-54 166 84 54.2 44.9-63.3 31 20.8 14.2-29.5 31 14.4 9.7-20.8 8 3.7 1.6- 8.7 12 6.9 3.3-13.7
55-64 46 21 49.0 32.1-66.2 11 22.3 11.5-38.9 7 11.3 4.9-23.9 2 3.4 0.7-14.1 5 13.9 5.0-33.2
65-74 15 9 57.5 27.8-82.6 3 17.0 4.5-47.3 1 5.7 0.8-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.9 3.7-61.5
75+ 2 1 51.5 6.2-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 48.5 5.6-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 82 52.3 42.8-61.6 28 15.0 9.6-22.7 27 17.7 11.7-25.8 6 3.1 1.3- 7.1 19 12.0 7.0-19.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 412 215 52.6 47.0-58.2 73 17.2 13.4-21.8 67 15.2 11.7-19.6 13 3.2 1.7- 5.8 44 11.7 8.5-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 400 210 51.5 45.9-57.1 80 22.6 18.0-27.9 69 17.2 13.4-21.8 19 4.2 2.5- 7.1 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2
College Graduate 349 211 61.8 55.8-67.5 76 22.8 18.1-28.3 40 9.3 6.6-13.0 9 3.2 1.6- 6.4 13 2.9 1.5- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 63 52.0 41.7-62.2 24 14.4 9.0-22.3 23 15.0 9.4-23.0 5 4.0 1.5- 9.9 14 14.6 8.0-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 259 136 51.7 44.0-59.3 41 15.2 10.7-21.1 41 18.9 13.5-25.8 8 1.8 0.8- 4.0 33 12.5 8.3-18.3
$25,000- 34,999 176 95 55.8 47.5-63.8 34 18.6 13.1-25.7 26 13.3 8.9-19.6 7 5.0 2.3-10.5 14 7.3 4.1-12.7
$35,000- 49,999 206 116 57.6 49.8-65.1 39 18.6 13.3-25.4 29 12.6 8.4-18.5 8 3.4 1.6- 7.2 14 7.7 4.3-13.5
$50,000-74,999 163 89 50.6 41.9-59.3 36 25.4 18.3-34.1 26 14.2 9.4-20.8 7 6.7 3.2-13.5 5 3.1 1.1- 8.0
$75,000+ 202 117 57.4 49.5-64.9 44 24.7 18.3-32.4 26 11.7 7.8-17.2 8 3.7 1.7- 7.7 7 2.6 1.1- 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 294 156 50.2 43.6-56.9 60 22.0 16.8-28.2 43 13.2 9.5-18.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 24 10.8 6.7-16.8
No 1,021 559 55.8 52.2-59.3 194 19.0 16.4-22.0 158 15.1 12.7-17.8 36 3.4 2.3- 4.9 74 6.7 5.2- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 54 46.9 36.7-57.4 25 26.2 17.6-37.2 21 17.8 11.3-26.9 4 3.5 1.1-10.5 7 5.6 2.5-12.3
Non-Veteran 1,134 619 55.1 51.6-58.5 221 19.3 16.7-22.1 168 14.2 12.0-16.7 40 3.6 2.5- 5.0 86 7.9 6.2-10.1
Currently Serving 79 46 58.5 45.8-70.1 11 17.0 9.4-28.8 14 16.8 9.3-28.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.0 5 5.6 1.8-16.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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