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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

When you are outdoors 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%)
TOTAL 830 170 19.4 16.4-22.9 251 31.3 27.6-35.3 290 34.8 31.0-38.8 67 7.6 5.9- 9.8 52 6.9 5.0- 9.4
AGE
18-24 56 10 15.7 7.3-30.5 18 33.5 19.8-50.7 22 39.8 25.5-56.0 3 3.2 1.0-10.1 3 7.8 2.4-22.7
25-34 131 25 22.0 14.6-31.7 29 21.4 14.6-30.2 56 40.5 31.3-50.4 13 8.9 4.9-15.7 8 7.2 3.3-15.0
35-44 167 31 14.8 10.1-21.3 47 31.7 23.6-41.2 62 34.5 26.7-43.3 19 12.0 7.3-19.1 8 6.9 2.9-15.1
45-54 167 29 16.6 11.0-24.2 61 38.9 30.6-48.0 51 28.4 21.3-36.8 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 12 7.6 3.9-14.3
55-64 156 36 23.6 16.1-33.3 51 34.4 26.1-43.7 50 29.8 22.2-38.6 8 4.8 2.2-10.1 11 7.4 3.8-14.0
65-74 96 21 19.6 12.4-29.7 32 31.3 21.3-43.3 30 39.6 27.8-52.8 7 5.7 2.6-11.9 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8
75+ 53 18 34.4 21.4-50.2 12 24.6 13.6-40.3 17 30.5 18.4-46.1 2 3.8 0.9-14.0 4 6.8 2.4-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 59 25.8 19.3-33.6 64 32.8 25.4-41.1 67 31.1 24.0-39.2 10 3.9 2.0- 7.4 10 6.4 3.2-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 65 21.2 16.4-27.0 99 34.2 28.1-40.9 100 34.9 28.8-41.7 18 4.9 2.9- 8.0 19 4.8 2.9- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 185 24 11.9 7.5-18.3 55 30.8 23.5-39.2 70 35.9 28.4-44.2 19 9.7 5.9-15.5 17 11.7 6.7-19.7
College Graduate 131 21 16.8 9.8-27.2 33 24.5 16.5-34.8 52 38.7 28.6-49.9 19 14.4 8.9-22.4 6 5.6 2.3-13.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 33 22.1 14.8-31.6 41 25.7 18.5-34.6 48 39.0 29.6-49.3 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 11 9.5 4.7-18.3
$15,000- 24,999 160 33 20.4 13.8-29.0 53 35.7 27.3-45.0 57 31.9 23.8-41.3 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 10 9.6 4.6-19.2
$25,000- 34,999 106 28 29.2 20.0-40.5 35 33.2 23.9-44.0 32 27.8 19.6-37.8 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8 6 6.3 2.7-14.0
$35,000- 49,999 116 16 14.1 8.3-23.0 27 24.0 16.0-34.4 48 39.6 29.7-50.4 16 14.2 8.5-22.8 9 8.1 3.9-15.9
$50,000-74,999 93 16 19.3 10.7-32.5 27 27.7 18.5-39.2 34 33.0 23.3-44.4 14 16.4 9.5-26.8 2 3.6 0.8-15.1
$75,000+ 62 9 14.8 7.2-28.1 15 23.1 12.5-38.7 30 49.4 34.2-64.7 7 12.0 5.4-24.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 298 83 26.7 21.3-32.9 99 33.9 27.7-40.6 78 26.6 21.1-33.0 12 3.9 2.1- 7.3 26 8.9 5.7-13.6
No 530 87 16.2 12.7-20.4 152 30.3 25.8-35.3 211 38.3 33.4-43.4 54 9.3 6.9-12.3 26 6.0 3.8- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 246 45 18.6 13.4-25.3 77 28.3 22.3-35.2 88 38.1 31.0-45.7 18 7.0 4.3-11.2 18 8.0 4.7-13.3
Non-Veteran 557 120 19.8 16.1-24.0 164 31.9 27.3-36.9 194 34.2 29.5-39.1 45 7.5 5.4-10.2 34 6.7 4.5-10.0
Currently Serving 27 5 19.4 7.5-41.9 10 44.4 24.4-66.4 8 19.8 8.9-38.4 4 16.4 5.7-38.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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