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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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 5,216 597 11.0 10.0-12.1 1,164 22.7 21.3-24.1 2,214 42.5 40.8-44.2 770 14.7 13.6-15.9 471 9.1 8.2-10.1
RACE
White 3,944 378 9.4 8.3-10.5 816 20.6 19.1-22.2 1,750 44.8 43.0-46.7 636 16.0 14.7-17.5 364 9.1 8.1-10.3
African American 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
Asian 39 7 16.9 7.5-33.7 9 25.7 12.9-44.6 17 39.9 24.0-58.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 17.5 7.6-35.5
Native American 87 13 13.3 6.8-24.4 16 21.2 12.2-34.2 32 34.0 22.4-47.9 14 19.0 9.9-33.4 12 12.5 6.6-22.6
Other Minorities 288 27 8.2 5.3-12.6 65 23.1 17.1-30.5 110 38.4 31.4-45.8 51 18.5 13.6-24.7 35 11.8 7.8-17.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 291 26 7.9 5.0-12.1 69 25.3 19.1-32.8 115 39.2 32.3-46.5 50 16.1 11.7-21.8 31 11.5 7.5-17.2
-English Speaking 93 13 11.6 6.1-20.8 23 32.3 21.1-45.9 42 40.0 29.0-52.1 10 10.6 5.0-21.0 5 5.5 2.1-13.7
-Spanish Speaking 198 13 6.6 3.6-11.9 46 23.0 15.9-32.0 73 38.9 30.6-47.9 40 18.0 12.6-25.1 26 13.5 8.4-20.8
Non-Hispanic 4,919 571 11.3 10.3-12.4 1,090 22.3 21.0-23.8 2,098 42.8 41.2-44.5 720 14.6 13.4-15.8 440 8.9 8.0- 9.9
AGE
18-24 323 27 7.9 5.0-12.2 53 18.6 13.3-25.4 141 41.3 34.7-48.1 71 22.8 17.5-29.2 31 9.4 6.2-14.0
25-34 854 73 9.0 6.9-11.5 169 21.1 17.8-24.9 398 44.9 40.9-49.0 142 16.3 13.5-19.6 72 8.7 6.4-11.7
35-44 1,040 91 8.0 6.3-10.1 189 18.3 15.6-21.3 490 46.2 42.6-49.9 170 17.2 14.6-20.1 100 10.4 8.2-13.0
45-54 987 110 11.6 9.3-14.3 240 25.5 22.2-29.0 428 43.8 40.1-47.6 124 11.1 9.0-13.5 85 8.1 6.3-10.2
55-64 945 122 12.7 10.4-15.6 230 24.6 21.5-28.1 389 41.7 37.9-45.7 129 12.4 10.0-15.1 75 8.5 6.6-11.0
65-74 652 91 13.5 10.7-16.9 165 25.9 22.0-30.3 231 36.2 31.8-40.7 92 13.8 11.0-17.1 73 10.6 8.2-13.7
75+ 398 79 20.0 15.8-25.0 114 27.8 22.9-33.4 132 33.9 28.6-39.7 41 10.8 7.5-15.4 32 7.4 5.0-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 891 150 15.1 12.5-18.1 221 24.9 21.3-29.0 312 35.1 31.2-39.2 123 14.4 11.6-17.7 85 10.5 8.1-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,475 181 12.0 10.2-14.1 327 22.3 19.8-25.0 607 42.4 39.3-45.5 220 14.6 12.6-17.0 140 8.7 7.2-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,236 116 8.9 7.3-10.9 273 22.9 20.1-25.9 525 41.3 38.1-44.6 194 16.1 13.7-18.8 128 10.9 8.8-13.3
College Graduate 1,601 148 9.2 7.6-11.2 342 21.6 19.2-24.2 765 48.2 45.2-51.1 231 13.9 12.0-16.0 115 7.2 5.8- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 89 17.4 13.6-22.0 113 21.2 16.6-26.8 175 41.0 34.9-47.4 48 9.8 6.5-14.4 44 10.6 7.1-15.4
$15,000- 24,999 779 91 11.4 8.9-14.4 197 24.8 21.2-28.8 308 37.6 33.5-42.0 111 15.9 12.7-19.7 72 10.3 7.8-13.5
$25,000- 34,999 642 71 12.1 9.4-15.5 142 21.7 18.2-25.6 266 41.2 36.7-45.8 108 16.6 13.5-20.3 55 8.4 6.1-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 786 71 8.9 6.8-11.6 155 21.8 18.4-25.6 379 46.3 42.2-50.5 119 15.1 12.3-18.3 62 7.9 6.0-10.5
$50,000-74,999 748 65 8.5 6.3-11.2 135 18.9 15.8-22.4 350 46.2 42.0-50.4 140 18.0 15.0-21.4 58 8.5 6.4-11.2
$75,000+ 857 49 5.5 4.0- 7.5 166 19.2 16.2-22.6 429 51.2 47.2-55.2 143 15.7 13.1-18.7 70 8.4 6.4-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,585 272 16.1 14.1-18.3 419 25.6 23.0-28.3 550 35.7 32.8-38.7 188 12.6 10.6-15.0 156 10.0 8.3-12.0
No 3,595 322 9.0 7.9-10.2 738 21.6 19.9-23.3 1,649 45.2 43.2-47.2 578 15.6 14.2-17.1 308 8.6 7.5- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,656 203 12.6 10.8-14.7 423 24.6 22.3-27.2 642 39.4 36.6-42.3 228 14.0 12.1-16.2 160 9.3 7.8-11.1
Non-Veteran 3,432 382 10.4 9.3-11.7 716 21.8 20.1-23.6 1,511 43.8 41.7-45.8 521 14.9 13.5-16.4 302 9.1 7.9-10.4
Currently Serving 126 12 9.1 4.8-16.6 24 23.0 15.1-33.4 61 43.2 33.9-53.1 20 18.3 11.7-27.5 9 6.4 3.1-12.8

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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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