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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,637 386 6.2 5.3- 7.2 1,028 18.0 16.5-19.7 3,042 54.0 52.0-56.0 833 15.7 14.3-17.3 348 6.0 5.2- 7.1
Female 9,302 1,440 14.5 13.5-15.6 2,586 25.7 24.5-27.1 4,074 47.1 45.5-48.6 796 8.8 8.0- 9.7 406 3.9 3.4- 4.4
RACE
White 11,657 1,018 6.2 5.7- 6.8 2,690 19.8 18.8-20.8 5,943 55.2 53.8-56.5 1,402 13.6 12.6-14.7 604 5.3 4.7- 5.9
African American 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
Asian 97 22 19.1 11.1-30.9 26 26.5 15.5-41.4 43 50.1 36.4-63.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 3 3.3 0.9-11.2
Native American 300 41 9.8 6.5-14.6 78 22.5 16.5-29.9 138 53.2 45.3-61.0 23 9.1 5.2-15.4 20 5.4 3.1- 9.2
Other Minorities 629 102 15.3 11.6-19.8 178 27.7 22.8-33.2 236 38.4 32.5-44.7 71 13.5 10.1-17.9 42 5.1 3.1- 8.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 602 104 16.1 12.5-20.5 178 27.8 22.7-33.5 225 38.5 32.5-44.9 59 12.8 9.3-17.3 36 4.8 2.9- 8.1
-English Speaking 219 34 14.0 8.9-21.3 59 23.2 15.2-33.7 96 49.4 36.8-62.1 18 7.9 4.2-14.6 12 5.5 2.1-13.4
-Spanish Speaking 383 70 16.8 12.5-22.3 119 29.3 23.2-36.2 129 34.8 28.4-41.9 41 14.4 10.1-20.2 24 4.6 2.5- 8.5
Non-Hispanic 14,294 1,711 10.0 9.3-10.7 3,425 21.5 20.5-22.5 6,873 51.5 50.2-52.7 1,569 12.1 11.3-13.0 716 4.9 4.4- 5.5
AGE
18-24 459 49 9.3 6.4-13.3 67 15.8 11.7-20.9 238 52.7 46.7-58.7 81 16.2 12.4-21.0 24 6.0 3.8- 9.3
25-34 1,439 125 7.5 6.0- 9.3 299 19.6 17.1-22.4 740 53.2 49.9-56.5 205 15.4 13.1-17.9 70 4.3 3.1- 5.9
35-44 2,334 208 8.6 7.3-10.2 452 19.6 17.5-21.7 1,250 53.9 51.3-56.5 296 12.3 10.8-14.1 128 5.5 4.5- 6.8
45-54 2,939 281 9.4 8.1-10.9 634 20.9 19.1-22.9 1,531 53.8 51.5-56.2 351 11.1 9.8-12.6 142 4.7 3.8- 5.9
55-64 3,216 344 10.6 9.2-12.2 831 26.6 24.7-28.6 1,574 48.6 46.4-50.8 330 10.2 9.0-11.6 137 4.0 3.2- 4.9
65-74 2,585 390 14.6 13.0-16.4 753 28.9 26.8-31.2 1,081 42.8 40.4-45.1 217 8.2 7.0- 9.6 144 5.5 4.5- 6.7
75+ 1,871 418 22.7 20.2-25.3 541 29.1 26.5-31.9 667 35.4 32.6-38.2 139 8.0 6.5- 9.8 106 4.9 3.9- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,067 505 20.1 17.6-22.8 489 22.1 19.2-25.3 765 39.5 35.9-43.2 171 11.2 9.0-13.9 137 7.1 5.3- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,351 584 11.6 10.1-13.3 1,002 21.0 19.0-23.0 2,045 49.1 46.5-51.6 469 12.6 11.0-14.4 251 5.7 4.8- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,925 418 9.2 8.0-10.5 990 23.1 21.2-25.1 1,865 50.9 48.5-53.3 450 12.1 10.5-13.8 202 4.8 3.8- 6.0
College Graduate 4,564 312 5.9 5.1- 6.9 1,123 22.1 20.5-23.7 2,433 56.6 54.6-58.6 535 12.2 11.0-13.6 161 3.1 2.6- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,658 412 24.0 20.6-27.8 422 20.3 17.5-23.4 583 38.9 34.6-43.4 128 10.5 8.0-13.8 113 6.3 4.7- 8.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,399 441 17.3 14.8-20.1 591 23.4 20.5-26.5 993 41.8 38.2-45.5 225 11.7 9.4-14.4 149 5.9 4.5- 7.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,589 190 10.0 8.2-12.1 413 26.6 23.0-30.6 743 45.6 41.8-49.4 168 13.2 10.4-16.6 75 4.6 3.2- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 2,095 202 9.2 7.6-11.1 515 21.8 19.5-24.2 1,035 52.2 49.1-55.2 239 11.7 9.9-13.8 104 5.1 3.8- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 2,164 146 5.4 4.4- 6.6 468 20.7 18.4-23.3 1,173 55.5 52.5-58.4 276 13.6 11.7-15.7 101 4.8 3.7- 6.2
$75,000+ 3,127 126 3.6 2.9- 4.5 680 19.7 17.9-21.6 1,768 59.3 56.9-61.7 435 13.7 12.0-15.5 118 3.7 2.9- 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,568 961 15.4 14.0-16.9 1,494 25.1 23.4-26.9 2,284 43.2 41.2-45.3 508 10.6 9.3-11.9 321 5.7 4.8- 6.7
No 9,279 842 8.2 7.4- 9.1 2,104 20.7 19.5-22.0 4,792 53.7 52.1-55.3 1,113 12.8 11.8-14.0 428 4.6 4.0- 5.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,257 174 7.2 5.8- 9.0 465 21.7 19.0-24.7 1,174 52.0 48.9-55.0 313 13.5 11.7-15.5 131 5.6 4.3- 7.3
Non-Veteran 12,676 1,652 11.0 10.2-11.9 3,148 22.1 21.0-23.2 5,939 50.2 48.8-51.6 1,314 11.9 11.0-12.9 623 4.8 4.3- 5.4

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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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