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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITES

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 2,579 1,488 57.6 55.3-59.9 605 24.8 22.9-26.9 332 12.1 10.7-13.7 61 2.3 1.7- 3.1 93 3.2 2.5- 4.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
18-24 152 106 65.8 56.2-74.3 29 22.9 15.6-32.4 6 4.0 1.8- 8.9 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5 7 5.3 2.3-11.8
25-34 932 634 68.2 64.5-71.7 167 18.4 15.6-21.6 90 9.4 7.3-11.9 13 1.2 0.6- 2.1 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4
35-44 1,057 537 51.7 48.1-55.4 296 29.9 26.7-33.4 153 12.3 10.3-14.7 28 2.9 1.9- 4.4 43 3.1 2.2- 4.4
45-54 334 152 44.3 38.0-50.8 92 29.4 23.9-35.6 64 18.7 14.1-24.2 14 4.1 2.0- 8.1 12 3.5 1.8- 6.5
55-64 72 41 52.8 37.5-67.6 10 15.5 7.3-30.0 17 27.3 15.1-44.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.0
65-74 23 15 69.1 42.7-87.0 6 15.5 5.9-34.7 1 12.1 1.8-51.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-21.0
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. 198 108 52.0 43.5-60.5 39 22.1 15.5-30.4 35 19.2 13.0-27.6 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3 8 3.6 1.5- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 697 400 59.1 54.6-63.4 146 22.4 18.8-26.5 97 11.7 9.3-14.7 10 1.2 0.6- 2.4 44 5.6 4.0- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 708 420 58.1 53.6-62.4 153 22.4 18.9-26.3 92 13.5 10.7-16.9 21 3.3 2.0- 5.4 22 2.7 1.7- 4.4
College Graduate 973 558 57.5 53.7-61.2 267 28.8 25.5-32.4 108 9.8 7.8-12.2 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 50 41.9 31.1-53.4 23 25.6 16.0-38.3 16 18.3 10.3-30.4 7 6.9 3.1-14.7 6 7.4 3.1-16.5
$15,000- 24,999 295 184 61.3 54.2-68.0 58 21.3 16.0-27.8 38 13.1 9.0-18.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 11 3.2 1.7- 6.1
$25,000- 34,999 304 160 52.8 45.6-59.7 63 19.3 14.3-25.4 51 19.2 13.9-25.8 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 21 6.4 3.8-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 414 242 59.0 53.4-64.4 90 24.8 20.2-30.2 56 11.2 8.4-14.8 9 1.6 0.7- 3.3 17 3.4 2.0- 5.7
$50,000-74,999 449 261 56.0 50.4-61.4 112 26.7 22.1-31.9 52 10.8 7.9-14.7 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 9 2.4 1.1- 4.8
$75,000+ 627 360 58.1 53.5-62.7 170 28.4 24.3-32.7 69 9.9 7.4-13.1 14 2.1 1.0- 4.1 14 1.6 0.8- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 479 262 52.9 47.4-58.2 114 26.2 21.5-31.4 69 14.1 10.6-18.6 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 22 4.4 2.8- 6.9
No 2,086 1,219 58.7 56.1-61.2 488 24.5 22.3-26.8 260 11.6 10.1-13.4 48 2.3 1.6- 3.2 71 2.9 2.2- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 98 50.1 41.7-58.5 48 26.9 20.0-35.2 32 17.4 11.7-25.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 7 3.4 1.5- 7.6
Non-Veteran 2,333 1,354 58.1 55.6-60.5 549 24.9 22.8-27.1 291 11.5 10.1-13.2 54 2.3 1.7- 3.2 85 3.2 2.5- 4.1
Currently Serving 56 36 67.3 53.1-78.9 8 16.1 8.0-29.8 9 13.2 6.5-25.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2

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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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