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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 28 4 19.1 6.1-46.1 8 30.1 13.2-54.9 12 42.2 22.4-65.0 2 4.1 1.0-16.1 2 4.5 1.0-18.3
25-34 66 5 7.9 2.9-19.8 21 29.1 18.0-43.5 29 45.2 31.4-59.9 7 13.1 6.1-25.9 4 4.6 1.6-12.7
35-44 124 21 17.7 11.1-27.2 28 17.0 11.1-25.2 58 51.9 41.3-62.4 12 8.6 4.7-15.3 5 4.7 1.8-11.7
45-54 168 28 13.2 8.4-20.1 31 19.5 12.6-28.9 78 49.0 39.2-58.9 23 11.0 6.7-17.4 8 7.2 2.9-17.2
55-64 140 24 16.7 9.4-28.0 39 28.4 19.7-39.0 62 44.1 33.7-55.1 13 9.4 5.0-17.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
65-74 85 18 18.5 11.1-29.2 18 23.6 14.4-36.2 35 43.1 31.5-55.4 8 10.3 4.7-21.0 6 4.5 1.9-10.7
75+ 50 15 25.9 13.1-44.9 12 27.4 14.7-45.4 16 31.7 17.7-49.9 5 12.8 4.5-31.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 41 26.3 17.1-38.2 16 20.3 10.7-35.0 38 38.7 24.4-55.2 10 9.4 4.5-18.6 6 5.3 1.6-16.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 44 17.8 11.3-27.0 63 24.0 16.7-33.1 116 42.7 34.0-51.9 23 8.8 5.3-14.1 19 6.7 3.6-12.1
Some Post-H.S. 163 21 10.3 6.3-16.5 40 22.0 14.7-31.7 76 51.4 41.3-61.3 22 12.3 7.4-19.8 4 4.0 1.4-10.5
College Graduate 124 9 10.9 4.9-22.5 38 28.5 19.5-39.6 61 51.6 40.2-62.9 16 9.0 5.1-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 28 26.1 15.7-40.2 23 27.4 15.6-43.5 26 28.7 17.9-42.5 9 9.4 4.4-18.9 9 8.5 3.9-17.4
$15,000- 24,999 121 27 21.8 10.8-39.1 30 27.4 17.1-40.8 52 45.6 31.3-60.7 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1 6 3.0 1.2- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 82 12 7.2 3.6-14.0 13 26.9 11.0-52.2 40 42.0 27.2-58.5 11 14.9 6.8-29.6 6 9.0 3.4-21.8
$35,000- 49,999 123 18 14.8 8.3-25.0 32 19.7 13.1-28.5 51 40.3 30.1-51.4 17 16.7 10.0-26.5 5 8.6 3.0-21.9
$50,000-74,999 86 7 7.9 3.1-18.8 26 26.0 16.4-38.5 43 53.9 40.2-67.0 10 12.2 5.8-24.1 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 96 9 8.7 4.0-17.8 20 21.7 12.8-34.3 53 60.9 48.3-72.3 14 8.7 4.8-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 273 72 21.2 15.7-27.9 62 28.1 20.0-38.0 103 36.6 29.1-44.7 23 8.8 5.4-13.9 13 5.4 2.6-10.7
No 384 43 12.6 8.0-19.5 95 21.8 16.9-27.8 184 51.1 43.9-58.3 47 10.3 7.2-14.5 15 4.1 2.1- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 33 16.2 10.4-24.4 62 31.3 22.2-42.1 103 40.1 31.6-49.1 25 10.0 6.2-15.8 5 2.4 0.8- 7.0
Non-Veteran 437 83 15.4 10.9-21.4 96 20.9 16.2-26.5 188 48.6 41.8-55.4 46 9.6 6.8-13.5 24 5.5 3.2- 9.2

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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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