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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you protect your skin 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%)
TOTAL 838 298 34.0 30.2-37.9 120 14.2 11.6-17.3 138 16.8 14.0-20.1 43 5.3 3.7- 7.3 239 29.8 26.1-33.8
AGE
18-24 55 16 31.7 18.4-48.8 5 7.6 3.0-18.1 14 19.6 10.5-33.6 2 3.3 0.8-13.3 18 37.8 23.2-55.1
25-34 132 30 23.2 16.0-32.4 22 15.4 9.9-23.3 24 17.9 11.5-26.6 10 6.8 3.2-13.7 46 36.7 27.6-46.8
35-44 166 46 27.4 20.1-36.1 26 17.3 11.5-25.1 29 16.8 11.2-24.3 11 6.1 3.3-10.9 54 32.5 24.4-41.9
45-54 169 58 34.4 26.4-43.4 34 16.4 11.5-23.0 28 17.3 11.4-25.4 8 6.8 3.1-14.3 41 25.0 18.1-33.5
55-64 155 71 44.6 35.5-54.1 15 9.3 5.3-15.7 23 14.3 9.3-21.3 6 3.9 1.7- 9.1 40 27.9 20.0-37.5
65-74 101 52 48.6 37.0-60.4 10 10.4 5.0-20.3 14 18.9 9.9-32.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.6 23 20.4 12.7-31.2
75+ 56 25 41.2 27.6-56.3 6 12.8 5.4-27.3 5 10.5 4.3-23.8 3 5.4 1.6-16.8 17 30.1 18.3-45.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 103 47.2 39.1-55.5 22 10.1 6.5-15.4 27 13.6 8.6-20.7 4 3.1 1.0- 9.2 56 26.0 19.3-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 94 29.3 23.7-35.5 43 13.7 9.9-18.6 54 17.5 13.1-22.9 18 6.7 4.0-11.1 97 32.9 26.7-39.7
Some Post-H.S. 184 61 29.5 22.6-37.5 27 14.6 9.6-21.4 33 19.7 13.5-27.7 10 4.7 2.4- 8.8 53 31.6 24.0-40.4
College Graduate 133 38 30.2 21.0-41.2 28 20.7 12.7-31.9 24 16.6 10.6-25.0 11 6.0 3.1-11.3 32 26.5 18.3-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 58 38.1 29.1-48.0 12 9.4 5.1-16.8 23 15.1 9.5-23.2 3 3.5 0.8-13.5 45 33.9 24.9-44.2
$15,000- 24,999 161 65 35.8 27.6-44.8 14 8.2 4.5-14.4 24 19.0 12.0-28.8 9 5.0 2.5- 9.9 49 32.0 23.7-41.6
$25,000- 34,999 107 34 28.0 19.8-38.0 20 19.2 12.1-29.1 22 20.1 13.1-29.5 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6 27 29.6 20.1-41.1
$35,000- 49,999 116 39 38.1 28.2-49.1 26 20.4 13.5-29.6 15 13.0 7.3-22.3 9 8.3 3.8-17.1 27 20.2 13.3-29.4
$50,000-74,999 94 26 28.6 18.7-41.1 11 10.5 5.5-19.1 20 22.0 13.8-33.1 2 2.8 0.7-10.7 35 36.2 25.8-48.0
$75,000+ 62 16 27.9 16.3-43.4 13 27.3 14.2-45.9 12 15.9 8.4-28.3 9 10.1 4.7-20.4 12 18.8 9.9-32.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 296 121 37.3 31.2-43.8 36 12.6 9.0-17.5 41 15.6 11.2-21.3 11 4.5 2.2- 8.8 87 30.0 23.9-37.0
No 540 176 32.6 28.0-37.6 84 15.0 11.7-19.1 96 16.9 13.5-20.9 32 5.6 3.8- 8.3 152 29.8 25.3-34.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 250 85 30.3 24.1-37.2 47 18.7 13.7-25.1 37 17.6 12.2-24.6 11 4.2 2.2- 7.8 70 29.2 22.9-36.5
Non-Veteran 561 205 35.1 30.5-40.0 71 12.6 9.6-16.5 93 16.2 13.0-20.0 29 5.7 3.8- 8.5 163 30.4 25.8-35.4
Currently Serving 27 8 41.6 21.9-64.4 2 8.4 2.0-28.7 8 24.2 11.2-44.9 3 5.8 1.6-19.2 6 20.0 7.9-42.1

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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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