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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you are 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 14,939 1,826 10.5 9.8-11.2 3,614 22.0 21.0-23.1 7,116 50.4 49.2-51.7 1,629 12.1 11.3-13.0 754 4.9 4.4- 5.5
-Eastern NC 4,998 693 12.0 10.9-13.3 1,189 20.8 19.2-22.5 2,303 48.6 46.5-50.8 531 12.6 11.2-14.2 282 5.9 4.9- 7.2
GENDER
Male 1,804 142 7.5 6.0- 9.5 358 18.0 15.4-21.0 935 51.8 48.3-55.4 249 15.7 13.2-18.5 120 6.9 5.2- 9.2
Female 3,194 551 16.3 14.6-18.0 831 23.3 21.5-25.2 1,368 45.7 43.3-48.0 282 9.7 8.4-11.3 162 5.0 4.0- 6.3
RACE
White 3,373 265 5.8 4.9- 6.9 735 17.3 15.7-19.0 1,725 54.6 52.0-57.1 431 14.9 13.0-17.0 217 7.4 5.9- 9.2
African American 1,137 354 28.9 25.2-32.8 325 27.9 23.9-32.3 367 34.6 30.6-38.8 56 6.4 4.6- 8.9 35 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Other Minorities 464 71 13.0 9.4-17.5 123 25.4 20.0-31.6 201 43.9 37.4-50.7 42 12.7 8.7-18.3 27 5.0 2.9- 8.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 211 34 13.5 9.1-19.5 46 23.0 16.3-31.6 91 43.2 34.4-52.5 26 15.1 9.6-22.9 14 5.1 2.4-10.6
Non-Hispanic 4,768 654 11.9 10.7-13.2 1,139 20.6 19.0-22.3 2,202 49.1 46.9-51.2 505 12.5 11.0-14.1 268 6.0 4.9- 7.3
AGE
18-24 179 23 11.1 6.9-17.6 24 12.8 7.3-21.6 96 51.5 41.9-60.9 27 15.7 9.9-24.1 9 8.8 4.4-17.0
25-34 500 47 7.1 5.2- 9.8 106 19.9 15.8-24.7 245 50.0 44.7-55.4 76 18.4 14.5-23.0 26 4.6 2.9- 7.3
35-44 783 96 11.9 9.4-14.9 147 17.5 14.5-21.0 382 50.6 46.3-54.9 105 12.6 10.2-15.5 53 7.4 5.3-10.2
45-54 971 130 13.4 10.9-16.4 209 20.7 17.8-23.8 476 50.0 46.1-53.9 105 11.2 9.0-13.8 51 4.8 3.5- 6.5
55-64 1,040 126 10.7 8.8-12.9 257 24.8 21.8-28.1 508 50.4 46.9-54.0 100 9.7 7.8-12.1 49 4.3 3.1- 6.0
65-74 898 134 14.0 11.6-16.9 259 27.7 24.5-31.2 375 43.8 40.0-47.7 73 8.2 6.3-10.5 57 6.3 4.7- 8.4
75+ 599 132 23.0 19.1-27.4 178 29.6 25.5-34.1 211 34.5 30.2-39.1 44 7.4 5.3-10.1 34 5.5 3.7- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 764 204 22.2 18.3-26.6 171 19.0 15.4-23.2 284 39.6 34.2-45.2 60 11.3 8.2-15.4 45 8.0 5.0-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,537 223 12.6 10.3-15.2 374 21.2 18.0-24.9 688 46.3 42.1-50.5 156 13.3 10.4-16.9 96 6.7 4.9- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,360 175 11.4 9.5-13.7 335 22.0 19.2-25.2 623 50.2 46.3-54.0 147 11.4 9.3-14.0 80 4.9 3.2- 7.6
College Graduate 1,327 88 5.2 4.1- 6.7 307 19.9 17.4-22.8 705 56.2 52.7-59.7 167 14.0 11.6-16.8 60 4.6 3.4- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 637 179 25.6 21.1-30.8 168 22.4 18.2-27.2 204 36.1 30.0-42.6 47 10.6 7.1-15.5 39 5.4 3.5- 8.3
$15,000- 24,999 810 166 17.5 14.1-21.5 194 22.2 18.2-26.9 326 41.6 36.2-47.2 66 11.3 7.1-17.4 58 7.4 4.9-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 560 69 11.2 7.9-15.6 145 23.6 17.3-31.4 255 46.8 40.0-53.8 60 13.4 9.3-18.9 31 4.9 2.6- 8.9
$35,000- 49,999 711 73 10.1 7.7-13.1 190 24.0 20.4-28.0 333 48.4 43.7-53.2 82 13.2 10.1-17.0 33 4.4 2.8- 6.8
$50,000-74,999 746 51 4.6 3.3- 6.4 153 17.4 14.3-21.1 413 58.0 52.8-63.0 90 15.1 11.6-19.5 39 4.8 3.3- 6.9
$75,000+ 905 36 3.6 2.4- 5.2 170 16.9 14.1-20.2 510 59.1 54.9-63.3 140 14.4 11.9-17.3 49 5.9 3.9- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,989 360 16.6 14.4-19.0 547 25.5 22.4-28.7 778 40.8 37.6-44.1 183 11.7 9.6-14.1 121 5.5 4.3- 7.0
No 2,975 322 9.5 8.1-11.0 634 18.3 16.5-20.3 1,512 52.8 50.1-55.5 347 13.2 11.3-15.3 160 6.2 4.8- 8.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 900 70 7.0 5.1- 9.5 193 21.4 16.9-26.8 465 51.2 46.3-56.2 116 13.6 10.8-16.9 56 6.8 4.2-10.8
Non-Veteran 4,095 623 13.2 11.9-14.7 995 20.6 18.9-22.3 1,836 48.0 45.7-50.4 415 12.4 10.8-14.2 226 5.7 4.7- 7.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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