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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,215 176 14.1 12.0-16.6 264 21.0 18.4-23.8 539 45.1 41.8-48.4 152 12.4 10.4-14.7 84 7.4 5.8- 9.3
RACE
White 847 99 11.0 8.9-13.7 181 20.6 17.6-23.9 393 48.3 44.4-52.2 119 13.1 10.8-15.9 55 7.0 5.2- 9.3
African American 198 41 18.4 13.2-25.1 37 16.8 12.0-23.1 82 41.0 33.5-48.9 19 12.2 7.6-19.0 19 11.5 7.2-18.0
Asian 18 4 15.2 5.0-37.9 5 26.3 9.7-54.3 5 31.4 12.5-59.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.0 9.6-56.3
Native American 20 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 3 9.5 2.5-29.8 12 67.0 38.1-87.0 2 17.6 3.6-54.7 2 4.9 0.9-22.8
Other Minorities 125 30 25.6 17.3-36.1 38 30.0 20.9-40.8 42 32.1 23.1-42.7 11 10.1 5.1-19.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 33 25.8 17.8-35.9 38 27.7 19.2-38.1 47 34.4 25.4-44.8 11 9.1 4.5-17.5 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4
-English Speaking 36 10 23.0 11.8-40.2 3 5.1 1.5-16.3 19 61.5 43.4-76.8 2 5.2 1.0-22.0 2 5.3 1.2-20.4
-Spanish Speaking 98 23 26.7 17.1-39.2 35 35.2 24.3-47.8 28 25.4 16.4-37.3 9 10.4 4.8-21.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1
Non-Hispanic 1,080 143 12.3 10.2-14.6 226 20.0 17.4-22.8 491 46.8 43.3-50.3 141 12.9 10.8-15.4 79 8.1 6.3-10.3
AGE
18-24 74 19 25.0 15.2-38.2 26 32.9 22.3-45.7 20 27.1 17.1-40.1 9 15.0 7.3-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 418 71 16.0 12.5-20.3 111 25.5 20.7-30.9 170 41.9 36.5-47.5 39 9.8 6.9-13.7 27 6.8 4.5-10.3
35-44 481 57 11.6 8.6-15.4 76 15.8 12.3-20.0 246 50.3 45.1-55.6 63 12.7 9.7-16.5 39 9.6 6.8-13.3
45-54 179 22 12.8 7.5-21.0 34 15.2 10.6-21.4 82 50.5 41.9-59.1 30 16.4 11.1-23.5 11 5.1 2.6- 9.8
55-64 48 6 9.3 4.0-20.3 13 31.2 17.6-48.9 17 40.0 24.6-57.7 7 8.1 3.5-17.8 5 11.4 4.3-26.6
65-74 13 1 5.9 0.8-32.8 4 29.5 10.0-61.2 2 15.3 3.3-48.4 4 34.7 12.7-65.9 2 14.7 3.5-45.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 42 23.5 16.9-31.8 51 26.5 19.4-35.1 69 35.6 27.9-44.2 17 8.7 4.9-15.0 12 5.6 3.0-10.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 350 52 13.2 9.7-17.6 69 20.4 15.9-25.8 150 41.8 35.9-48.0 53 16.5 12.3-21.7 26 8.1 5.2-12.4
Some Post-H.S. 281 40 13.8 9.8-19.1 69 24.0 18.7-30.2 118 41.6 35.3-48.3 37 14.0 10.0-19.3 17 6.5 3.9-10.8
College Graduate 391 42 10.1 7.2-13.9 74 16.7 12.9-21.2 202 55.3 49.6-60.9 45 9.9 7.2-13.6 28 8.0 5.3-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 8 15.9 7.3-31.1 13 22.2 11.9-37.7 18 35.0 20.6-52.9 9 16.0 7.8-30.0 3 10.9 3.6-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 176 34 22.2 15.3-31.2 61 32.2 24.9-40.5 56 32.6 25.1-41.2 18 9.5 5.5-16.0 7 3.4 1.6- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 166 27 14.3 9.5-20.8 39 22.5 16.0-30.6 70 43.3 34.6-52.4 19 13.5 8.1-21.8 11 6.5 3.3-12.2
$35,000- 49,999 172 30 16.2 10.9-23.2 26 14.9 9.7-22.1 83 50.8 42.3-59.2 19 10.7 6.6-16.8 14 7.5 4.2-13.2
$50,000-74,999 216 20 8.5 5.2-13.4 30 13.8 9.3-20.0 114 52.6 45.0-60.1 34 13.7 9.5-19.3 18 11.4 7.1-17.9
$75,000+ 288 28 8.0 5.3-11.9 50 16.2 11.9-21.7 149 54.9 48.2-61.4 39 13.9 9.9-19.2 22 6.9 4.3-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 209 25 11.5 7.4-17.5 57 27.4 20.4-35.7 77 36.6 29.3-44.6 33 15.3 10.4-21.9 17 9.3 5.5-15.1
No 999 150 14.6 12.2-17.4 206 19.9 17.2-22.9 459 46.7 43.0-50.3 118 11.9 9.7-14.4 66 7.0 5.3- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 198 19 9.8 5.7-16.2 52 23.3 17.4-30.5 82 39.9 32.3-47.9 27 16.7 11.1-24.3 18 10.4 6.2-16.8
Non-Veteran 946 145 14.7 12.3-17.6 199 20.8 17.9-24.1 426 46.3 42.5-50.0 117 11.7 9.5-14.2 59 6.5 4.9- 8.6
Currently Serving 70 12 18.3 10.1-30.8 13 16.3 9.2-27.3 31 43.5 31.3-56.5 7 10.3 4.7-21.0 7 11.6 5.1-24.5

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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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