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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

When you're outdoors 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 2,694 217 7.4 6.2- 8.8 559 19.8 17.7-22.0 1,316 48.4 45.7-51.0 414 16.6 14.7-18.7 188 7.9 6.4- 9.7
RACE
White 2,063 119 4.3 3.4- 5.5 405 18.8 16.4-21.6 1,052 51.3 48.2-54.3 352 19.1 16.8-21.7 135 6.4 5.1- 8.0
African American 360 70 19.3 14.6-25.1 83 20.9 16.1-26.7 160 45.4 38.8-52.1 26 7.0 4.4-11.1 21 7.3 4.1-12.6
Asian 15 3 17.9 4.7-49.0 2 11.3 2.5-38.7 7 49.6 22.7-76.8 1 13.4 1.9-54.8 2 7.8 1.7-28.9
Native American 53 2 1.8 0.4- 8.4 10 14.3 7.0-27.0 21 44.9 28.4-62.6 15 34.6 20.2-52.6 5 4.4 1.6-11.6
Other Minorities 194 23 11.0 6.5-18.0 56 24.2 18.0-31.8 73 37.2 28.9-46.4 19 11.0 6.5-17.9 23 16.6 10.1-26.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 185 22 10.9 6.3-18.1 47 22.0 15.9-29.6 72 38.4 29.8-47.8 22 12.3 7.5-19.5 22 16.4 9.8-26.2
-English Speaking 44 3 3.5 1.1-10.8 6 7.7 3.0-18.6 22 62.4 43.1-78.5 10 21.6 9.9-40.9 3 4.8 1.2-17.8
-Spanish Speaking 141 19 12.4 7.0-20.9 41 24.8 17.7-33.7 50 33.6 24.6-44.0 12 10.4 5.5-18.6 19 18.8 11.1-30.0
Non-Hispanic 2,503 194 6.8 5.7- 8.1 511 19.4 17.2-21.8 1,240 49.9 47.2-52.7 392 17.3 15.3-19.5 166 6.6 5.3- 8.1
AGE
18-24 100 7 6.0 2.7-12.8 23 26.7 17.4-38.7 45 45.3 34.3-56.7 20 16.6 10.1-25.9 5 5.4 2.1-13.0
25-34 303 19 6.2 3.4-11.0 46 14.0 10.2-19.0 142 44.8 38.2-51.6 69 23.4 18.1-29.6 27 11.6 7.3-18.0
35-44 481 27 6.0 3.9- 9.3 84 15.9 12.4-20.1 259 53.3 47.8-58.7 79 14.9 11.7-19.0 32 9.8 6.4-14.8
45-54 556 44 7.3 5.2-10.2 107 19.0 15.3-23.2 279 51.4 46.4-56.4 89 15.8 12.6-19.7 37 6.5 4.4- 9.4
55-64 557 45 9.5 6.8-12.9 117 20.5 16.9-24.8 280 50.0 45.1-55.0 75 14.0 10.7-18.1 40 6.0 4.2- 8.5
65-74 418 43 9.7 7.0-13.3 112 28.2 23.3-33.8 185 44.3 38.8-50.0 50 12.3 9.0-16.6 28 5.4 3.6- 8.1
75+ 270 31 11.5 7.5-17.3 67 25.7 20.1-32.3 123 44.3 37.4-51.3 30 11.5 7.5-17.0 19 7.0 4.1-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 63 12.2 8.3-17.6 103 21.4 16.5-27.3 162 36.4 30.0-43.3 58 15.0 10.7-20.7 35 15.0 9.6-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 787 71 8.6 6.4-11.6 156 19.2 15.6-23.5 379 46.3 41.4-51.3 118 16.9 13.4-21.0 63 8.9 6.3-12.4
Some Post-H.S. 614 31 4.7 3.1- 7.3 133 22.4 17.4-28.3 288 47.6 41.9-53.3 120 20.6 16.5-25.4 42 4.7 3.2- 6.8
College Graduate 867 52 5.4 3.9- 7.4 166 17.3 14.5-20.5 484 58.1 53.9-62.2 118 14.1 11.4-17.4 47 5.1 3.6- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 32 14.6 7.9-25.5 59 23.6 16.2-33.1 70 37.1 26.4-49.2 22 7.6 4.6-12.3 19 17.1 8.1-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 422 47 10.0 6.9-14.4 86 17.4 13.3-22.5 195 40.6 34.3-47.2 60 20.6 15.1-27.4 34 11.4 7.5-17.0
$25,000- 34,999 336 32 8.6 5.7-12.7 80 17.4 13.3-22.4 163 53.0 45.6-60.2 44 17.0 12.0-23.6 17 4.1 2.3- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 382 24 7.4 4.5-12.0 66 17.6 12.7-24.0 184 46.1 39.2-53.0 74 20.0 15.0-26.2 34 8.9 5.4-14.2
$50,000-74,999 418 20 4.3 2.6- 7.1 86 20.5 15.9-26.0 216 51.6 45.5-57.7 66 16.1 12.3-21.0 30 7.4 4.6-11.8
$75,000+ 626 26 3.5 2.2- 5.6 115 18.1 14.5-22.4 348 58.2 53.3-63.0 106 16.1 12.8-19.9 31 4.1 2.7- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 952 122 12.1 9.6-15.0 224 22.2 18.9-25.9 420 43.7 39.4-48.0 123 15.5 12.5-19.0 63 6.6 4.8- 8.9
No 1,717 93 5.5 4.2- 7.2 325 18.6 16.0-21.5 890 50.8 47.4-54.1 287 16.9 14.6-19.5 122 8.2 6.3-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 952 77 7.4 5.7- 9.6 224 23.5 20.2-27.2 444 46.3 42.3-50.4 136 16.0 13.1-19.4 71 6.8 5.0- 9.0
Non-Veteran 1,741 140 7.4 5.9- 9.2 335 18.5 16.0-21.3 871 49.1 45.8-52.3 278 16.8 14.5-19.3 117 8.3 6.4-10.6

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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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