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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 2,519 317 12.1 10.6-13.7 483 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,128 45.4 43.0-47.8 378 14.0 12.5-15.7 213 8.6 7.3-10.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,672 218 12.9 11.0-15.0 302 19.5 17.2-22.0 735 43.1 40.3-46.0 259 14.7 12.8-16.9 158 9.8 8.1-11.7
AGE
18-24 149 37 23.5 16.5-32.1 39 27.4 19.6-36.9 56 35.6 27.1-45.1 10 8.4 4.0-16.6 7 5.1 2.3-11.0
25-34 918 155 16.2 13.6-19.3 219 24.9 21.6-28.4 368 39.9 36.1-43.8 103 11.3 9.0-14.0 73 7.8 5.9-10.1
35-44 1,028 86 8.7 6.7-11.1 158 16.6 13.9-19.7 500 49.2 45.5-52.9 192 16.6 14.2-19.4 92 8.8 7.0-11.2
45-54 323 25 7.1 4.4-11.2 48 13.5 9.9-18.2 163 52.9 46.3-59.3 56 17.2 12.8-22.7 31 9.4 6.3-13.8
55-64 70 11 8.2 3.9-16.3 14 22.8 12.2-38.5 26 41.8 27.5-57.6 11 9.5 4.8-18.1 8 17.7 7.4-36.7
65-74 22 2 2.0 0.4- 9.3 5 13.2 4.4-33.3 8 57.3 33.1-78.4 5 18.1 6.8-40.4 2 9.3 2.2-32.1
75+ 2 1 51.5 6.2-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 48.5 5.6-93.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 26 13.4 8.5-20.4 46 23.3 17.2-30.9 82 43.7 35.3-52.6 21 8.3 5.2-13.0 18 11.3 6.4-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 675 93 13.5 10.7-16.9 111 19.0 15.5-23.1 289 40.8 36.4-45.4 112 15.9 12.9-19.6 70 10.7 8.1-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 688 98 13.6 10.9-17.0 134 21.0 17.4-25.0 274 40.2 35.9-44.6 124 17.6 14.5-21.2 58 7.6 5.7-10.2
College Graduate 960 100 9.8 7.8-12.3 191 19.2 16.4-22.4 481 52.2 48.4-56.0 121 11.7 9.5-14.3 67 7.1 5.4- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 15 11.5 6.6-19.2 23 32.0 21.5-44.6 30 28.3 18.5-40.6 21 18.3 11.2-28.3 11 10.0 5.2-18.2
$15,000- 24,999 285 41 14.1 9.7-20.0 68 25.7 19.7-32.6 117 40.5 33.6-47.8 42 13.7 9.7-18.9 17 6.1 3.6-10.1
$25,000- 34,999 299 38 11.7 7.9-16.9 51 19.4 14.4-25.6 132 43.9 37.0-51.1 45 13.4 9.5-18.7 33 11.6 7.5-17.5
$35,000- 49,999 400 57 14.0 10.5-18.5 66 18.0 13.7-23.3 190 47.7 42.0-53.5 57 13.3 10.0-17.4 30 7.0 4.7-10.2
$50,000-74,999 440 57 12.8 9.5-16.9 76 17.4 13.5-22.0 210 47.9 42.4-53.5 64 13.6 10.3-17.7 33 8.3 5.6-12.2
$75,000+ 618 54 8.2 6.1-11.1 102 16.4 13.2-20.2 309 52.0 47.3-56.7 107 16.7 13.5-20.5 46 6.7 4.8- 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 460 53 11.6 8.4-15.7 97 22.1 17.8-27.0 183 40.9 35.5-46.5 80 15.1 11.8-19.2 47 10.3 7.2-14.6
No 2,046 263 12.1 10.6-13.9 384 19.6 17.6-21.8 940 46.4 43.8-49.0 296 13.8 12.1-15.7 163 8.1 6.7- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 18 11.1 6.4-18.5 49 26.2 19.5-34.3 68 36.0 28.3-44.6 28 16.9 11.2-24.8 17 9.7 5.6-16.3
Non-Veteran 2,283 291 12.0 10.5-13.7 421 19.3 17.4-21.4 1,038 46.5 44.0-49.0 340 13.7 12.2-15.4 193 8.5 7.2-10.0
Currently Serving 55 8 18.2 9.0-33.4 13 22.5 12.8-36.5 22 37.2 24.6-51.7 9 14.8 7.4-27.2 3 7.4 2.2-22.0

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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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