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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you protect your skin from the sun,
such as by using sunscreens or sunblock or wearing hats or protective clothing?
Would you say:

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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 15,114 4,707 27.7 26.6-28.8 3,547 23.6 22.6-24.7 3,481 25.4 24.2-26.5 1,078 8.0 7.4- 8.7 2,301 15.3 14.4-16.3
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 675 272 37.0 31.7-42.6 98 15.3 11.9-19.4 125 21.0 16.7-26.0 36 6.4 4.3- 9.6 144 20.3 16.5-24.6
AGE
18-24 28 7 36.7 16.7-62.6 5 8.8 3.1-22.3 9 34.8 17.1-58.1 2 6.5 1.5-23.7 5 13.2 5.1-30.2
25-34 66 12 22.7 11.7-39.4 14 23.6 13.2-38.5 19 23.9 14.4-36.9 4 6.5 2.2-17.4 17 23.3 13.9-36.3
35-44 126 39 29.2 20.9-39.1 19 16.1 9.2-26.6 27 20.8 13.6-30.6 8 5.7 2.5-12.4 33 28.2 19.4-39.1
45-54 167 65 35.0 26.3-44.9 24 16.5 10.3-25.2 36 21.9 14.7-31.3 14 11.3 5.8-20.8 28 15.3 9.7-23.2
55-64 141 76 55.1 44.2-65.6 19 13.9 8.2-22.7 19 11.8 6.9-19.3 5 3.8 1.3-11.1 22 15.4 8.5-26.1
65-74 88 43 46.6 35.0-58.5 12 14.5 7.9-25.0 7 9.5 4.1-20.4 0 0.0 . - . 26 29.4 19.6-41.6
75+ 55 28 60.4 43.9-74.9 5 6.0 2.3-14.6 8 11.9 4.4-28.3 2 4.2 1.0-15.7 12 17.5 8.9-31.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 54 40.0 27.5-54.0 11 8.0 4.0-15.4 13 20.1 7.8-42.8 6 8.9 3.0-23.9 28 23.0 14.2-35.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 114 44.4 35.4-53.8 35 12.1 8.1-17.8 49 17.3 11.9-24.5 9 5.4 2.5-11.3 65 20.7 15.0-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 163 74 35.2 26.6-44.8 21 15.0 9.1-23.7 36 28.5 19.6-39.4 7 4.4 1.7-11.1 25 16.9 10.7-25.9
College Graduate 126 30 20.8 13.4-30.9 31 27.6 17.8-40.1 27 20.6 13.2-30.5 14 9.8 5.4-17.1 24 21.2 13.4-31.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 49 44.1 31.3-57.7 13 10.7 5.1-21.0 12 22.6 11.1-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 23 22.6 13.2-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 123 56 48.9 34.3-63.6 11 7.6 3.9-14.5 24 24.0 13.0-40.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 30 18.5 10.4-30.6
$25,000- 34,999 82 27 40.4 23.5-60.0 14 13.2 6.8-24.1 12 9.3 4.6-18.1 6 5.6 1.8-16.1 23 31.4 18.8-47.6
$35,000- 49,999 125 50 31.2 22.7-41.3 24 25.4 16.5-37.0 21 16.8 10.2-26.4 8 10.9 4.8-22.7 22 15.7 9.6-24.7
$50,000-74,999 87 32 28.5 17.8-42.3 14 12.4 6.5-22.3 16 21.0 11.8-34.8 7 10.8 4.8-22.5 18 27.3 16.4-41.8
$75,000+ 96 26 18.5 11.7-28.0 20 28.5 17.2-43.4 29 32.8 21.9-45.9 9 7.0 3.3-14.4 12 13.2 7.1-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 276 126 44.7 36.4-53.4 35 14.0 9.4-20.5 45 15.8 10.8-22.6 5 1.9 0.6- 5.8 65 23.6 17.3-31.1
No 390 142 32.6 26.0-40.0 63 16.2 11.8-21.9 80 24.1 18.3-31.0 30 9.0 5.8-13.7 75 18.1 13.6-23.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 94 38.9 29.8-48.7 38 18.2 12.1-26.5 49 23.0 16.3-31.3 8 4.7 2.0-10.8 44 15.3 10.3-22.0
Non-Veteran 442 178 36.2 29.8-43.1 60 14.1 10.3-19.0 76 20.1 15.0-26.5 28 7.2 4.5-11.3 100 22.4 17.7-28.1

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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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