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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 48 20 38.6 23.3-56.5 8 18.7 7.7-38.9 18 36.0 21.2-54.1 2 6.7 1.3-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 188 60 26.9 20.5-34.5 64 35.2 27.1-44.1 51 32.4 24.2-41.9 11 5.1 2.5-10.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
35-44 257 93 31.9 25.2-39.4 84 34.2 26.8-42.5 65 27.9 21.4-35.4 7 3.1 1.3- 7.2 8 3.0 1.2- 6.9
45-54 332 107 33.7 27.1-40.8 96 29.2 23.0-36.4 106 30.1 23.9-37.2 13 3.6 1.9- 6.6 10 3.4 1.2- 9.6
55-64 288 91 29.7 23.5-36.7 81 28.3 22.4-35.1 92 32.9 26.3-40.2 10 4.0 1.8- 8.6 14 5.1 2.8- 9.1
65-74 251 84 34.6 27.4-42.5 90 38.7 31.1-47.0 61 22.2 16.5-29.2 5 1.9 0.6- 5.5 11 2.7 1.4- 5.0
75+ 158 62 44.4 34.5-54.6 40 25.2 17.1-35.4 47 26.9 19.3-36.1 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 127 46.4 38.7-54.4 75 29.0 21.7-37.5 63 20.6 15.3-27.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2 11 2.9 1.4- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 184 37.5 31.5-44.0 135 27.1 21.6-33.5 150 29.0 23.8-34.8 19 3.5 2.0- 5.9 17 2.8 1.2- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 393 120 28.3 22.8-34.5 122 30.9 25.1-37.5 123 33.1 26.9-40.0 17 5.8 2.8-11.5 11 1.9 0.9- 3.7
College Graduate 357 88 23.7 18.4-30.0 140 37.2 30.4-44.5 106 33.2 26.1-41.2 11 3.3 1.5- 7.4 12 2.5 1.2- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 141 50.0 42.5-57.4 81 25.2 19.4-32.1 60 15.3 11.3-20.2 11 4.9 2.4- 9.5 13 4.7 1.8-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 354 132 37.5 30.3-45.2 95 25.3 19.7-31.9 106 32.4 25.5-40.2 10 3.3 1.3- 7.7 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 196 60 31.7 23.8-40.9 54 25.3 17.8-34.7 70 35.6 27.2-45.0 5 4.9 1.0-20.6 7 2.5 1.0- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 181 48 27.2 19.4-36.6 69 40.2 30.6-50.7 56 29.6 21.6-39.1 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
$50,000-74,999 157 36 18.8 13.0-26.5 62 41.5 32.0-51.6 49 35.2 25.8-45.9 6 3.5 1.3- 9.6 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
$75,000+ 134 31 20.5 13.4-30.3 48 35.7 25.7-47.2 43 34.7 23.8-47.5 8 6.0 2.9-12.1 4 3.0 0.9- 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 607 220 37.7 32.4-43.3 186 28.7 24.0-33.9 151 26.1 21.4-31.4 20 3.8 2.2- 6.4 30 3.7 2.0- 6.8
No 918 294 30.0 26.2-34.2 281 32.1 27.9-36.7 290 32.2 28.0-36.7 32 3.8 2.2- 6.5 21 1.9 1.1- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 14 29.5 14.6-50.5 11 24.2 11.1-44.9 22 42.5 24.9-62.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.9
Non-Veteran 1,488 506 32.9 29.6-36.3 462 31.3 28.0-34.8 420 29.5 26.2-33.0 51 3.9 2.6- 5.8 49 2.5 1.6- 3.7

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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