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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention Module (Asked July--December Only)

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 1,645 223 16.1 13.7-19.0 357 23.2 20.6-25.9 785 43.6 40.5-46.8 188 11.4 9.6-13.5 92 5.7 4.2- 7.7
GENDER
Male 546 79 18.9 14.6-24.0 109 20.7 16.8-25.3 271 43.8 38.6-49.1 62 11.0 8.2-14.7 25 5.5 3.0- 9.9
Female 1,099 144 13.8 11.2-16.8 248 25.2 22.1-28.7 514 43.5 39.9-47.1 126 11.7 9.6-14.3 67 5.8 4.3- 7.6
RACE
White 1,092 102 12.1 9.5-15.3 219 22.2 19.2-25.6 578 49.1 45.3-52.8 140 12.5 10.2-15.2 53 4.2 3.0- 5.7
African American 302 65 20.2 15.3-26.3 70 21.1 16.2-26.9 116 38.5 31.5-45.9 24 10.9 6.9-16.7 27 9.4 5.8-14.8
Asian 22 7 42.8 19.7-69.5 5 27.1 10.2-54.9 6 20.7 8.1-43.8 2 4.5 0.9-19.2 2 4.9 1.1-18.8
Native American 42 5 5.1 2.0-12.8 12 37.6 20.2-58.9 20 42.4 25.0-62.0 4 13.6 3.9-38.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4
Other Minorities 181 43 27.6 18.9-38.3 51 27.9 20.1-37.2 63 28.6 20.8-38.1 16 7.6 4.1-13.9 8 8.3 2.8-22.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 181 41 27.7 18.9-38.6 51 27.0 19.3-36.3 64 30.2 22.0-39.8 17 6.7 3.8-11.4 8 8.4 2.9-22.3
-English Speaking 44 7 27.8 10.9-54.9 7 12.5 4.6-29.5 23 47.4 28.3-67.3 6 10.0 4.1-22.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.6
-Spanish Speaking 137 34 27.7 18.2-39.7 44 31.4 22.0-42.6 41 25.0 16.5-35.9 11 5.7 2.8-11.2 7 10.3 3.3-27.8
Non-Hispanic 1,461 182 14.2 11.8-16.9 306 22.6 19.9-25.4 719 45.9 42.6-49.1 170 12.2 10.2-14.6 84 5.2 4.0- 6.7
AGE
18-24 91 26 31.8 20.7-45.5 29 27.7 18.4-39.5 24 29.7 18.9-43.4 5 5.0 1.7-13.4 7 5.8 2.5-12.7
25-34 531 107 20.4 16.2-25.4 145 27.9 23.3-33.0 206 36.0 31.1-41.3 53 11.0 7.8-15.1 20 4.7 2.1-10.2
35-44 703 61 9.1 6.8-12.1 124 19.0 15.6-22.9 377 51.5 47.0-56.0 99 14.5 11.6-18.0 42 5.9 4.2- 8.3
45-54 231 17 8.6 4.7-15.3 39 16.5 11.8-22.8 135 57.1 49.2-64.7 27 11.7 7.5-17.8 13 6.0 3.0-11.6
55-64 62 8 14.7 6.9-28.7 13 20.0 11.1-33.5 32 52.5 38.2-66.4 4 7.8 2.6-21.0 5 5.0 1.5-15.0
65-74 19 1 4.2 0.6-25.5 5 26.7 10.0-54.4 9 36.9 16.5-63.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 32.1 10.5-65.7
75+ 5 2 45.8 11.3-84.9 1 4.2 0.5-27.9 1 26.1 3.6-76.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 24.0 3.3-74.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 34 22.0 14.1-32.6 55 27.2 19.5-36.5 80 31.8 23.9-41.0 16 7.7 4.0-14.2 15 11.3 5.0-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 409 66 16.3 11.8-22.0 89 22.1 17.2-27.8 191 45.8 39.5-52.3 44 11.9 8.1-17.1 19 3.9 2.3- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 435 64 18.5 13.6-24.6 86 22.7 18.0-28.1 192 37.6 32.3-43.2 64 14.8 11.2-19.3 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7
College Graduate 599 59 11.8 8.8-15.6 125 22.0 18.3-26.3 322 51.9 47.0-56.8 64 10.3 7.7-13.6 29 3.9 2.6- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 26 20.9 11.2-35.5 31 26.2 16.1-39.7 49 31.8 21.1-44.9 9 6.1 2.6-13.5 11 15.0 5.1-36.9
$15,000- 24,999 241 49 23.6 17.2-31.6 69 28.1 21.2-36.2 92 33.7 26.6-41.5 23 11.2 6.4-19.0 8 3.4 1.3- 8.5
$25,000- 34,999 173 31 15.0 9.9-22.0 36 26.5 18.5-36.3 69 40.2 30.7-50.5 18 9.2 5.2-15.8 19 9.2 5.3-15.4
$35,000- 49,999 242 35 21.3 14.1-30.8 44 18.2 12.9-25.2 120 44.0 35.9-52.4 28 11.2 7.0-17.4 15 5.3 3.1- 9.0
$50,000-74,999 265 25 10.2 6.5-15.6 64 24.2 18.8-30.6 131 50.2 43.0-57.4 33 13.0 8.7-18.8 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7
$75,000+ 446 31 9.1 6.1-13.3 73 18.2 14.2-23.1 260 53.6 48.0-59.2 65 14.5 11.0-18.9 17 4.5 2.6- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 48 16.4 11.4-23.0 68 20.7 15.4-27.1 168 45.1 38.3-52.0 39 12.1 8.2-17.4 24 5.7 3.5- 9.4
No 1,284 174 16.2 13.4-19.4 288 23.9 21.1-27.1 608 42.9 39.5-46.5 148 11.4 9.3-13.8 66 5.6 3.8- 8.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 131 16 14.3 8.4-23.3 25 16.2 10.4-24.4 71 52.4 41.6-62.9 15 15.2 8.3-26.2 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0
Non-Veteran 1,514 207 16.3 13.7-19.3 332 23.8 21.1-26.7 714 42.8 39.6-46.1 173 11.1 9.2-13.2 88 6.0 4.4- 8.2

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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.

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