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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 974 130 17.2 13.9-21.1 182 19.6 16.6-23.1 494 45.5 41.5-49.7 119 12.1 9.8-14.9 49 5.5 3.5- 8.6
GENDER
Male 347 51 21.0 15.3-28.0 55 16.6 12.2-22.0 178 43.7 37.1-50.5 44 11.9 8.5-16.4 19 6.9 3.5-13.4
Female 627 79 13.5 10.4-17.4 127 22.6 18.6-27.2 316 47.3 42.6-52.1 75 12.3 9.4-16.0 30 4.2 2.8- 6.2
RACE
White 685 57 10.7 7.7-14.8 122 20.2 16.5-24.4 381 51.8 47.0-56.5 93 13.2 10.4-16.6 32 4.2 2.8- 6.2
African American 150 38 24.1 16.8-33.2 25 12.6 7.9-19.3 63 43.2 33.3-53.7 13 13.1 7.3-22.1 11 7.1 3.4-14.1
Other Minorities 134 34 33.2 22.3-46.1 35 24.2 16.1-34.7 48 26.7 18.2-37.3 12 7.7 3.6-15.5 5 8.2 2.2-26.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 110 27 33.3 21.2-48.0 28 23.0 14.2-34.8 41 28.7 18.8-41.1 10 5.4 2.7-10.7 4 9.6 2.4-31.3
Non-Hispanic 861 103 14.2 11.2-17.8 154 19.1 15.9-22.7 451 48.6 44.4-52.8 108 13.3 10.7-16.5 45 4.8 3.4- 6.7
AGE
18-24 44 16 38.0 21.9-57.2 10 22.5 11.3-39.9 14 32.5 17.7-51.9 2 4.6 0.8-22.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.6
25-34 307 62 21.8 16.0-29.0 75 24.2 18.7-30.7 123 36.1 29.7-43.1 37 12.1 8.3-17.1 10 5.8 2.1-15.2
35-44 433 37 9.4 6.5-13.4 70 17.1 13.1-21.9 239 52.1 46.4-57.8 64 15.6 11.9-20.4 23 5.7 3.6- 9.0
45-54 146 9 8.9 3.8-19.3 17 10.0 5.9-16.6 97 66.5 56.4-75.4 15 10.2 5.6-18.1 8 4.3 2.0- 9.3
55-64 28 4 19.8 7.2-44.0 5 21.7 8.6-44.9 15 52.9 31.6-73.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 3 4.8 1.3-15.9
65-74 10 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.5 6.1-59.3 4 20.9 6.0-52.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 55.6 21.2-85.4
75+ 4 2 60.2 14.3-93.2 1 5.5 0.6-35.7 1 34.3 4.8-84.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 28 31.1 19.6-45.5 31 23.9 14.8-36.2 42 26.6 17.4-38.3 10 7.3 3.0-16.7 8 11.2 3.4-31.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 222 32 16.0 10.4-23.7 46 20.7 14.7-28.5 108 46.6 38.3-55.2 27 12.7 8.2-19.2 9 3.9 1.8- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 239 33 18.8 12.1-28.1 32 13.8 9.0-20.5 119 42.9 35.3-50.8 42 18.3 13.0-25.1 13 6.2 3.4-11.1
College Graduate 392 37 11.3 7.7-16.2 71 19.9 15.5-25.1 225 54.9 48.8-60.9 40 10.1 7.0-14.4 19 3.8 2.3- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 16 25.9 11.5-48.3 15 22.1 10.5-40.7 26 30.2 16.0-49.6 2 1.8 0.3- 9.9 6 20.0 5.4-52.3
$15,000- 24,999 128 31 29.9 20.5-41.5 32 22.5 14.5-33.1 48 32.6 23.3-43.5 14 12.2 6.4-22.1 3 2.8 0.7-10.3
$25,000- 34,999 88 17 17.3 9.8-28.8 16 22.6 12.9-36.3 33 39.2 25.8-54.5 15 16.1 8.7-27.8 7 4.9 2.1-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 130 19 22.9 13.4-36.3 26 20.9 13.3-31.3 60 39.6 29.9-50.2 16 11.2 6.2-19.3 9 5.4 2.7-10.6
$50,000-74,999 151 13 8.6 4.9-14.6 27 17.1 11.4-24.7 82 54.9 45.4-64.0 20 15.6 9.5-24.7 9 3.8 1.8- 7.7
$75,000+ 330 23 8.7 5.5-13.6 47 16.4 11.9-22.2 203 56.8 50.2-63.2 46 13.8 9.9-18.9 11 4.3 2.2- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 203 26 17.0 10.4-26.5 39 19.6 13.0-28.5 102 45.9 36.8-55.2 23 11.5 6.7-19.1 13 6.0 3.0-11.5
No 764 103 17.4 13.6-21.9 143 19.9 16.5-23.8 387 44.9 40.4-49.5 96 12.4 9.8-15.5 35 5.4 3.1- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 63 5 8.5 3.4-19.8 3 4.4 1.3-13.5 43 66.6 51.5-78.9 9 17.8 8.4-34.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3
Non-Veteran 911 125 17.8 14.3-21.9 179 20.7 17.4-24.3 451 44.1 39.9-48.4 110 11.7 9.4-14.5 46 5.7 3.6- 9.0

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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.

** 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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