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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention

When the youngest child in your household is oudoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you stay in the 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 3,735 591 15.4 14.1-16.9 768 21.3 19.7-23.1 1,575 42.3 40.4-44.3 503 13.0 11.8-14.4 298 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Eastern NC 1,301 239 18.8 16.3-21.5 277 21.2 18.7-24.0 515 39.3 36.2-42.4 177 12.9 11.0-15.1 93 7.9 6.2- 9.9
GENDER
Male 388 76 20.3 15.9-25.6 87 20.8 16.8-25.6 149 38.8 33.5-44.4 52 12.8 9.7-16.8 24 7.2 4.6-11.0
Female 913 163 17.7 15.0-20.8 190 21.5 18.4-24.9 366 39.6 36.0-43.3 125 12.9 10.6-15.7 69 8.3 6.3-10.9
RACE
White 770 117 15.6 12.9-18.9 150 19.3 16.2-22.7 316 40.6 36.7-44.6 123 15.1 12.5-18.1 64 9.4 7.1-12.4
African American 354 81 22.0 17.4-27.4 76 21.1 16.5-26.5 135 38.5 32.7-44.6 41 12.2 8.6-16.9 21 6.3 3.6-10.6
Other Minorities 8 3 32.7 8.2-72.4 1 11.2 1.4-52.7 4 56.1 19.3-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 114 33 28.8 20.4-39.1 31 25.6 17.6-35.7 34 28.8 20.1-39.4 11 12.5 6.6-22.3 5 4.3 1.6-11.3
25-34 517 111 21.1 17.3-25.5 120 22.9 18.9-27.4 198 39.1 34.3-44.2 51 9.6 7.1-13.0 37 7.2 5.1-10.1
35-44 443 59 13.1 9.9-17.2 73 16.9 13.1-21.5 196 44.4 39.1-49.9 81 16.7 13.2-21.0 34 8.9 5.9-13.1
45-54 163 23 18.5 10.9-29.7 31 19.7 13.2-28.4 69 39.9 31.4-49.1 27 14.4 9.4-21.4 13 7.4 4.0-13.5
55-64 44 8 19.7 9.5-36.6 16 32.5 18.8-50.0 11 23.0 11.7-40.3 5 6.6 2.6-15.9 4 18.1 5.8-44.3
65-74 15 3 15.3 4.3-42.2 6 48.5 21.6-76.3 5 23.7 8.5-51.0 1 12.5 1.8-52.9 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 2 1 51.5 6.2-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 48.5 5.6-93.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 36 24.5 16.5-34.8 49 30.0 22.2-39.0 55 34.6 26.2-44.2 12 6.1 3.3-11.0 8 4.8 2.0-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 407 72 18.6 14.5-23.6 85 21.8 17.5-26.9 154 35.5 30.3-41.0 58 14.1 10.6-18.5 38 10.1 6.9-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 390 73 18.8 14.7-23.7 83 20.7 16.4-25.8 148 38.6 33.2-44.2 63 16.0 12.3-20.7 23 5.9 3.7- 9.3
College Graduate 343 58 15.6 11.8-20.2 59 15.5 11.5-20.6 158 48.0 41.9-54.1 44 12.0 8.7-16.3 24 9.0 5.7-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 27 22.3 15.0-32.0 37 30.1 21.5-40.4 45 32.3 23.5-42.5 13 8.7 4.6-15.7 7 6.6 2.4-16.9
$15,000- 24,999 251 51 21.4 15.0-29.5 70 30.1 23.5-37.6 88 34.1 27.2-41.8 29 10.4 6.9-15.6 13 4.0 2.0- 7.6
$25,000- 34,999 175 38 24.0 17.2-32.3 32 19.1 13.3-26.7 68 36.6 29.1-44.8 22 12.3 7.9-18.7 15 8.0 4.6-13.7
$35,000- 49,999 199 27 12.8 8.3-19.1 25 13.1 8.3-20.2 99 49.1 41.2-57.1 29 15.2 10.3-21.8 19 9.8 5.9-15.9
$50,000-74,999 162 25 14.0 9.0-21.0 25 13.9 9.2-20.4 69 43.4 34.9-52.2 34 21.4 15.0-29.7 9 7.3 3.4-15.3
$75,000+ 200 34 17.9 12.7-24.8 35 15.7 10.9-22.0 86 45.1 37.4-53.0 31 13.1 8.9-18.9 14 8.2 4.6-14.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 285 44 15.5 11.2-21.2 66 24.4 18.9-30.8 111 37.9 31.7-44.6 41 14.6 10.5-20.0 23 7.5 4.6-12.2
No 1,008 195 19.7 16.9-23.0 207 20.2 17.4-23.3 401 39.6 36.1-43.2 136 12.5 10.4-15.0 69 7.9 6.0-10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 13 11.1 6.1-19.4 30 23.4 15.8-33.1 39 36.0 26.6-46.6 17 18.5 11.4-28.5 9 11.1 5.3-21.6
Non-Veteran 1,116 209 19.4 16.7-22.5 235 21.5 18.7-24.5 446 39.7 36.3-43.1 148 12.1 10.1-14.4 78 7.3 5.6- 9.5
Currently Serving 77 17 21.8 13.0-34.4 12 14.7 8.0-25.3 30 38.6 27.3-51.3 12 14.8 7.9-26.0 6 10.1 4.1-22.7

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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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