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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

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 1,699 1,017 60.6 57.8-63.4 369 22.0 19.7-24.4 211 11.9 10.1-13.9 40 2.3 1.6- 3.4 62 3.2 2.4- 4.3
AGE
18-24 112 84 76.0 65.6-84.1 15 11.5 6.3-20.0 3 2.9 0.9- 8.9 4 2.8 0.9- 8.2 6 6.7 2.7-15.9
25-34 642 448 70.5 66.2-74.4 107 17.2 14.0-20.9 59 8.5 6.4-11.3 9 1.1 0.6- 2.3 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5
35-44 687 355 52.5 48.0-57.0 183 27.5 23.7-31.7 102 13.4 10.7-16.7 18 3.1 1.8- 5.6 29 3.3 2.2- 5.1
45-54 201 98 50.2 42.0-58.3 50 25.0 18.7-32.6 38 19.4 13.6-26.8 8 2.7 1.2- 5.6 7 2.8 1.2- 6.2
55-64 36 20 49.2 27.0-71.8 7 17.0 7.1-35.3 7 25.7 8.2-57.2 1 4.3 0.6-25.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.9
65-74 14 10 71.8 34.1-92.6 3 9.1 2.4-29.4 1 19.1 2.8-65.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 2 1 51.5 6.2-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 48.5 5.6-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 72 58.9 47.9-69.2 22 16.0 10.1-24.6 19 18.7 10.7-30.6 6 3.7 1.5- 8.4 5 2.7 1.0- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 447 268 63.0 57.6-68.1 85 18.8 14.9-23.3 59 10.7 8.0-14.2 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 488 304 61.4 56.0-66.5 99 21.0 16.9-25.7 59 12.8 9.5-16.9 12 2.6 1.3- 5.5 14 2.2 1.2- 4.2
College Graduate 638 372 58.7 54.1-63.2 163 26.3 22.5-30.5 74 10.5 8.0-13.5 15 2.5 1.4- 4.6 14 2.0 1.0- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 44 47.9 35.1-61.0 17 20.1 11.1-33.8 12 17.8 8.8-33.0 6 8.9 3.8-19.5 4 5.2 1.8-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 221 150 70.5 62.9-77.1 35 14.0 9.5-20.2 25 11.1 7.2-17.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 196 105 54.1 45.2-62.8 44 20.8 15.0-28.3 29 17.0 10.8-25.9 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4 12 5.8 2.8-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 273 166 63.6 56.9-69.8 53 20.3 15.4-26.3 35 10.4 7.2-14.8 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0
$50,000-74,999 277 167 57.4 50.4-64.1 68 26.6 20.9-33.1 30 10.2 6.8-15.1 8 4.4 1.9- 9.9 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1
$75,000+ 372 222 61.1 55.2-66.8 92 25.5 20.7-31.1 40 9.8 6.7-14.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 331 189 57.3 50.5-63.7 72 21.7 16.8-27.6 49 15.8 11.1-22.1 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 15 4.1 2.4- 7.0
No 1,360 824 61.5 58.4-64.5 296 22.0 19.5-24.7 160 10.9 9.1-13.0 33 2.5 1.7- 3.8 47 3.1 2.2- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 20 50.6 32.6-68.5 11 29.4 15.0-49.7 6 13.8 5.8-29.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.3-24.6
Non-Veteran 1,651 991 60.8 57.9-63.6 357 21.8 19.6-24.3 204 11.9 10.1-13.9 39 2.3 1.6- 3.4 60 3.2 2.4- 4.3
Currently Serving 9 6 69.9 34.0-91.3 1 12.1 1.6-53.4 1 6.0 0.8-34.4 1 12.1 1.6-53.4 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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