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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,251 618 48.9 45.6-52.1 305 25.2 22.4-28.1 196 14.4 12.4-16.8 44 4.3 3.0- 6.1 88 7.2 5.7- 9.1
RACE
White 880 471 53.9 50.0-57.7 236 28.4 25.0-32.0 121 12.4 10.1-15.1 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8 31 3.1 2.1- 4.5
African American 201 80 39.6 32.2-47.4 31 13.8 9.5-19.6 40 17.5 12.7-23.7 12 7.7 4.1-13.9 38 21.4 15.5-28.8
Asian 18 6 31.2 13.1-57.7 6 26.6 10.1-54.0 2 15.2 3.6-46.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.0 9.6-56.3
Native American 20 6 19.3 6.7-44.3 3 20.1 5.2-53.5 8 48.8 23.5-74.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.8 3.4-33.4
Other Minorities 125 50 39.0 29.3-49.7 29 24.2 15.8-35.3 23 16.7 10.8-25.0 11 11.6 5.7-22.1 12 8.4 4.4-15.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 133 54 39.9 30.3-50.3 28 22.4 14.4-33.2 26 17.9 11.8-26.3 11 11.1 5.5-21.2 14 8.7 4.8-15.4
-English Speaking 36 18 45.6 28.6-63.7 6 14.7 6.1-31.5 6 21.5 9.2-42.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.3 5 13.3 4.7-32.1
-Spanish Speaking 97 36 37.9 26.8-50.4 22 25.0 15.2-38.3 20 16.7 10.3-25.8 10 13.2 6.2-25.9 9 7.2 3.4-14.3
Non-Hispanic 1,117 563 50.2 46.8-53.6 277 25.6 22.7-28.7 170 13.9 11.8-16.4 33 3.3 2.2- 4.8 74 7.0 5.4- 9.0
AGE
18-24 73 39 48.2 35.5-61.2 21 35.0 23.5-48.5 8 10.3 4.9-20.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.6 2.3-17.4
25-34 429 238 55.1 49.5-60.6 88 20.7 16.4-25.9 62 14.4 11.0-18.7 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 28 6.1 4.1- 9.1
35-44 497 228 45.5 40.4-50.6 136 28.4 23.9-33.3 83 14.7 11.6-18.4 17 4.6 2.5- 8.3 33 6.8 4.6-10.0
45-54 185 79 43.4 35.1-52.0 50 26.0 19.5-33.7 31 14.4 9.5-21.1 11 7.0 3.6-13.2 14 9.3 5.3-15.7
55-64 51 27 50.7 34.7-66.6 5 14.6 5.9-31.9 11 21.4 10.9-37.6 2 2.1 0.5- 9.1 6 11.2 4.5-25.2
65-74 14 6 41.2 18.2-68.9 4 24.6 8.4-53.8 1 3.8 0.5-23.6 1 13.3 1.9-54.4 2 17.0 3.9-50.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 79 40.8 32.7-49.4 41 25.1 17.8-34.1 36 15.0 10.4-21.3 13 7.5 4.1-13.3 22 11.6 7.2-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 365 176 47.7 41.8-53.7 76 22.1 17.5-27.4 65 16.1 12.3-20.7 12 5.2 2.6-10.2 36 8.9 6.3-12.6
Some Post-H.S. 293 148 50.7 44.2-57.2 68 22.7 17.8-28.5 51 17.3 12.9-22.8 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 16 6.0 3.4-10.1
College Graduate 400 214 53.0 47.3-58.7 120 29.6 24.7-34.9 44 10.9 7.8-15.2 9 2.5 1.1- 5.3 13 4.0 2.2- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 21 35.9 22.4-52.1 11 21.2 10.9-37.1 5 7.3 2.9-17.4 4 13.8 3.9-38.8 9 21.8 10.9-38.8
$15,000- 24,999 183 74 41.3 33.1-50.0 43 23.6 17.3-31.4 39 19.3 13.7-26.6 10 6.8 3.3-13.2 17 9.0 5.3-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 167 83 49.6 40.8-58.5 31 17.9 11.9-26.1 30 18.7 12.7-26.7 7 4.8 2.0-11.1 16 9.0 5.1-15.2
$35,000- 49,999 183 93 49.4 41.2-57.6 45 28.0 21.0-36.2 28 13.9 9.4-20.1 5 3.1 1.2- 8.2 12 5.6 3.0-10.4
$50,000-74,999 223 110 49.4 41.9-56.9 54 25.0 19.1-32.1 36 14.4 10.0-20.4 10 4.3 2.2- 8.2 13 6.9 3.9-11.9
$75,000+ 295 154 52.0 45.4-58.6 85 28.8 23.3-35.1 39 13.0 9.1-18.2 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7 12 4.1 2.1- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 217 103 41.2 33.8-48.9 52 28.4 21.2-36.9 26 9.9 6.5-14.7 11 7.4 3.9-13.7 25 13.1 8.6-19.5
No 1,027 511 50.3 46.7-53.8 251 24.5 21.6-27.7 169 15.4 13.0-18.1 33 3.7 2.4- 5.7 63 6.1 4.6- 8.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 100 47.0 39.2-55.0 48 23.2 17.2-30.5 40 19.9 14.2-27.2 6 4.0 1.6- 9.7 12 5.9 3.2-10.7
Non-Veteran 972 477 48.9 45.2-52.6 244 25.9 22.8-29.3 144 13.2 11.0-15.8 36 4.6 3.1- 6.7 71 7.5 5.8- 9.6
Currently Serving 72 41 55.3 42.4-67.5 13 19.9 11.5-32.1 12 16.6 9.0-28.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 5 7.6 2.7-19.8

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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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