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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,203 636 24.9 22.4-27.7 631 27.8 25.0-30.7 733 37.3 34.2-40.5 123 6.5 5.2- 8.2 80 3.4 2.5- 4.8
GENDER
Males 665 116 15.7 11.9-20.3 158 24.0 19.5-29.1 291 46.0 40.5-51.6 71 9.8 7.4-12.8 29 4.6 2.8- 7.3
Females 1,538 520 32.7 29.6-36.1 473 31.0 27.8-34.4 442 30.0 26.8-33.5 52 3.8 2.5- 5.6 51 2.5 1.6- 3.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 3 16.2 3.4-51.7 10 36.9 16.1-63.9 8 42.8 18.6-70.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.2 0.9-16.9
Non-Hispanic 2,168 629 25.0 22.4-27.8 618 27.7 24.9-30.7 721 37.3 34.1-40.5 123 6.6 5.2- 8.3 77 3.4 2.5- 4.8
AGE
18-24 76 24 27.8 16.4-42.9 16 25.0 13.6-41.4 30 39.5 26.0-54.7 4 5.3 1.7-15.2 2 2.5 0.5-10.5
25-34 254 65 19.1 14.3-25.0 85 32.7 25.8-40.4 80 37.7 30.0-46.1 18 8.4 4.8-14.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4
35-44 381 114 24.8 19.8-30.6 112 25.7 20.5-31.6 123 39.8 33.3-46.8 19 5.9 3.6- 9.5 13 3.8 1.9- 7.3
45-54 500 135 23.8 19.3-28.9 127 24.5 19.7-30.2 184 39.3 33.4-45.5 36 7.2 4.8-10.5 18 5.3 2.6-10.5
55-64 428 115 23.9 18.8-29.8 120 28.3 23.1-34.3 154 37.9 31.9-44.3 23 6.5 4.0-10.4 16 3.4 2.0- 5.9
65-74 336 102 28.4 22.8-34.7 108 32.9 26.7-39.8 96 30.2 24.3-36.8 13 5.1 2.6- 9.6 17 3.4 1.9- 5.8
75+ 208 77 38.3 30.0-47.4 52 25.9 18.7-34.7 63 28.5 21.3-36.9 9 5.2 2.1-11.9 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 392 168 38.1 31.5-45.3 91 25.4 19.1-32.9 101 28.1 20.8-36.7 15 4.5 2.4- 8.4 17 3.9 1.8- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 770 228 27.0 22.2-32.4 198 25.4 20.6-31.0 266 36.3 31.0-42.0 42 6.3 4.3- 9.2 36 4.9 3.0- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 556 141 20.8 17.0-25.3 162 27.2 22.5-32.6 199 40.7 35.0-46.6 39 8.5 5.6-12.7 15 2.7 1.4- 5.3
College Graduate 481 97 18.6 14.2-23.8 178 33.7 28.1-39.9 167 40.6 34.2-47.2 27 5.6 3.6- 8.8 12 1.5 0.7- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 401 169 40.7 34.0-47.8 104 26.0 19.8-33.3 86 20.5 15.4-26.7 20 6.6 4.0-10.9 22 6.2 3.4-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 475 159 30.7 23.8-38.6 125 26.2 20.5-32.9 158 38.1 30.6-46.3 16 2.8 1.4- 5.3 17 2.2 1.2- 4.1
$25,000- 34,999 278 72 21.7 16.2-28.4 67 26.0 17.1-37.4 110 38.2 30.3-46.8 16 9.0 4.4-17.5 13 5.1 2.5-10.4
$35,000- 49,999 304 66 20.4 15.1-27.0 101 29.0 22.8-36.1 107 35.4 28.6-42.9 22 9.9 6.1-15.6 8 5.2 2.0-12.8
$50,000-74,999 243 43 13.2 9.0-19.0 88 33.5 26.3-41.6 92 44.8 36.2-53.7 16 8.0 4.3-14.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
$75,000+ 230 40 14.5 9.9-20.7 68 28.6 21.6-36.9 96 48.1 39.4-56.8 22 7.4 4.7-11.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 880 292 29.9 25.8-34.4 248 28.4 23.7-33.7 254 31.0 26.7-35.7 43 6.1 4.3- 8.8 43 4.5 2.8- 7.2
No 1,302 337 22.2 19.1-25.8 376 27.5 24.2-31.2 474 40.7 36.6-44.9 79 6.7 5.0- 8.9 36 2.8 1.8- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 47 18.0 12.4-25.5 73 30.3 22.1-40.1 125 40.4 32.6-48.7 26 8.9 5.5-13.9 7 2.4 0.9- 6.2
Non-Veteran 1,925 589 26.2 23.5-29.2 558 27.3 24.5-30.3 608 36.7 33.4-40.3 97 6.1 4.7- 7.9 73 3.6 2.6- 5.1

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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.

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