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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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

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%)
North Carolina 7,336 1,033 11.5 10.6-12.5 1,897 23.8 22.4-25.2 3,171 44.9 43.2-46.5 806 13.0 11.9-14.2 429 6.8 5.8- 7.9
-Piedmont NC 4,108 560 11.7 10.5-13.0 1,082 24.2 22.4-26.1 1,797 45.7 43.5-48.0 447 12.1 10.7-13.6 222 6.3 5.0- 7.9
GENDER
Male 1,526 122 8.0 6.2-10.1 330 20.8 17.9-24.0 746 48.9 45.3-52.5 230 15.1 12.8-17.7 98 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Female 2,582 438 15.2 13.6-17.0 752 27.4 25.2-29.7 1,051 42.7 40.1-45.4 217 9.1 7.7-10.8 124 5.5 3.9- 7.7
RACE
White 3,199 314 7.7 6.6- 8.8 811 23.1 21.0-25.3 1,503 49.3 46.8-51.8 394 14.0 12.3-15.8 177 5.9 4.6- 7.7
African American 616 196 28.6 24.2-33.4 180 28.8 24.4-33.7 192 33.4 28.6-38.5 26 5.5 3.4- 8.6 22 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Other Minorities 279 48 13.4 9.0-19.4 85 24.0 18.5-30.7 99 41.3 33.5-49.5 24 9.4 5.6-15.2 23 11.9 6.6-20.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 232 42 14.5 9.5-21.6 66 22.5 16.6-29.7 83 39.9 31.4-49.0 25 11.0 6.6-17.9 16 12.1 6.2-22.3
Non-Hispanic 3,865 516 11.3 10.1-12.6 1,013 24.4 22.5-26.4 1,709 46.5 44.3-48.7 421 12.2 10.8-13.7 206 5.6 4.5- 7.1
AGE
18-24 129 10 5.8 2.8-11.5 28 23.2 15.0-34.2 65 50.1 39.4-60.8 21 14.9 9.3-23.1 5 5.9 1.7-19.2
25-34 489 51 9.9 6.8-14.1 103 19.7 15.8-24.2 223 45.2 39.6-50.8 78 15.7 12.1-20.2 34 9.6 5.9-15.0
35-44 765 71 10.1 7.7-13.1 156 20.0 16.8-23.7 402 51.5 47.1-55.8 101 12.7 10.2-15.8 35 5.7 3.5- 9.0
45-54 812 90 10.1 7.9-12.9 206 25.2 21.7-29.1 375 47.3 43.1-51.6 97 12.0 9.5-15.0 44 5.4 3.9- 7.5
55-64 806 123 15.6 12.8-18.9 230 26.7 23.3-30.4 347 44.3 40.1-48.6 71 9.2 6.8-12.3 35 4.2 2.9- 6.1
65-74 626 107 16.9 13.7-20.5 211 33.4 29.1-37.9 225 36.8 32.4-41.4 48 7.6 5.6-10.3 35 5.5 3.8- 7.8
75+ 451 103 22.0 17.8-26.8 138 31.7 26.8-37.0 146 32.5 27.5-37.9 30 6.1 4.1- 9.1 34 7.7 5.2-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 570 146 21.9 17.1-27.6 157 22.4 17.9-27.8 182 35.1 29.2-41.5 50 9.6 6.5-13.9 35 11.0 6.3-18.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,146 172 13.5 11.1-16.4 289 23.0 19.8-26.6 480 42.5 38.4-46.7 134 13.7 11.0-17.0 71 7.2 5.1-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,034 116 9.4 7.4-11.8 261 25.6 21.4-30.2 470 45.6 41.0-50.4 127 13.2 10.5-16.6 60 6.2 3.5-10.5
College Graduate 1,348 125 8.0 6.5- 9.8 369 24.6 21.9-27.5 662 52.6 49.1-56.0 136 10.9 8.9-13.4 56 3.9 2.9- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 116 27.0 20.0-35.5 117 27.3 20.9-34.8 111 29.3 21.6-38.5 20 4.0 2.4- 6.7 23 12.4 5.5-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 647 121 17.7 14.0-22.2 181 23.6 19.6-28.2 246 37.9 32.8-43.3 59 12.5 8.8-17.5 40 8.2 5.3-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 456 65 13.9 10.5-18.1 135 26.7 21.7-32.4 192 44.6 38.2-51.1 40 10.2 6.9-14.7 24 4.7 2.9- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 534 64 11.3 8.3-15.2 124 20.3 16.4-25.0 238 45.3 39.4-51.3 71 16.2 11.9-21.7 37 6.9 4.2-11.1
$50,000-74,999 545 42 6.8 4.7- 9.7 131 25.4 20.7-30.7 269 49.0 43.5-54.5 82 14.7 11.2-18.9 21 4.2 2.3- 7.5
$75,000+ 962 63 5.5 4.1- 7.3 218 21.8 18.7-25.3 519 55.8 51.8-59.7 122 12.8 10.3-15.7 40 4.2 2.9- 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,392 265 16.7 14.2-19.5 394 26.3 23.3-29.5 542 42.3 38.6-46.2 118 9.5 7.5-11.9 73 5.2 3.9- 6.9
No 2,682 291 9.7 8.3-11.2 675 23.3 21.1-25.7 1,246 47.5 44.7-50.2 325 13.0 11.3-14.9 145 6.6 4.9- 8.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 536 41 7.5 5.1-10.8 134 25.9 21.6-30.8 255 46.9 41.7-52.2 69 13.7 10.3-17.9 37 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Non-Veteran 3,572 519 12.2 10.9-13.7 948 24.0 22.0-26.0 1,542 45.6 43.2-48.0 378 11.8 10.4-13.5 185 6.4 4.9- 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.

** 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.

***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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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