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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-MALES 5,750 1,661 25.5 23.9-27.3 1,302 22.3 20.7-24.0 1,366 26.1 24.3-27.9 474 9.0 7.9-10.2 947 17.1 15.6-18.8
RACE
White 4,601 1,243 22.5 20.9-24.3 1,122 24.6 22.8-26.5 1,132 27.1 25.3-29.1 401 9.8 8.6-11.3 703 15.9 14.2-17.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 453 139 26.7 21.5-32.7 78 19.0 13.8-25.5 106 26.9 20.7-34.3 36 7.8 5.1-11.6 94 19.6 14.7-25.6
AGE
18-24 195 39 22.7 15.7-31.6 31 15.4 9.8-23.3 59 28.7 21.2-37.7 29 12.6 8.2-19.0 37 20.6 14.3-28.8
25-34 543 101 19.5 15.6-24.0 122 22.0 17.9-26.7 171 30.4 25.9-35.4 57 9.5 7.1-12.6 92 18.6 14.9-23.1
35-44 918 199 21.8 18.7-25.3 232 26.1 22.6-29.8 279 28.1 24.7-31.7 79 8.1 6.2-10.4 129 16.0 13.0-19.6
45-54 1,154 289 23.7 20.8-27.0 278 24.4 21.4-27.7 297 27.1 23.9-30.5 111 10.5 8.4-13.2 179 14.2 11.9-16.9
55-64 1,317 402 31.1 27.9-34.4 308 22.9 20.3-25.8 279 22.1 19.4-25.1 102 7.7 6.0- 9.7 226 16.2 13.8-18.9
65-74 965 348 34.7 31.2-38.4 210 22.2 19.2-25.5 181 18.9 16.1-22.0 58 4.9 3.6- 6.5 168 19.3 16.3-22.6
75+ 634 273 43.2 38.3-48.2 116 17.2 13.9-21.0 96 16.2 12.9-20.3 36 6.2 4.2- 9.0 113 17.2 13.9-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 832 291 29.0 24.6-33.9 110 15.4 11.1-21.0 165 24.2 19.5-29.6 47 6.6 4.5- 9.5 219 24.9 20.4-29.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,694 509 27.4 23.9-31.0 327 17.6 15.1-20.5 379 23.6 20.3-27.4 132 9.9 7.7-12.5 347 21.6 18.5-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,325 381 25.5 22.1-29.3 286 21.1 18.0-24.6 328 28.0 24.5-31.9 132 9.8 7.6-12.4 198 15.6 12.8-18.9
College Graduate 1,886 478 22.0 19.6-24.5 576 31.5 28.8-34.5 491 28.0 25.4-30.8 163 8.8 7.3-10.6 178 9.7 8.0-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 489 179 31.9 25.9-38.7 61 11.6 7.5-17.4 84 24.4 18.2-31.9 31 8.0 5.1-12.3 134 24.1 18.5-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 863 303 31.9 26.7-37.7 144 17.6 13.2-23.1 161 21.8 16.4-28.5 52 5.8 4.0- 8.3 203 22.9 18.3-28.2
$25,000- 34,999 611 182 27.3 21.8-33.5 125 19.0 14.4-24.6 139 21.1 16.9-26.0 39 8.7 5.3-14.0 126 24.0 19.1-29.7
$35,000- 49,999 868 235 23.3 20.0-27.1 186 21.1 17.6-25.0 231 30.2 26.0-34.7 82 10.1 7.6-13.4 134 15.3 12.2-19.1
$50,000-74,999 944 253 23.1 19.5-27.2 225 23.1 19.6-27.0 246 28.1 24.2-32.4 98 9.6 7.4-12.3 122 16.0 12.4-20.5
$75,000+ 1,463 350 20.7 18.1-23.7 466 32.7 29.4-36.1 392 28.8 25.7-32.1 128 8.3 6.8-10.2 127 9.4 7.4-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,097 658 27.2 24.5-30.1 402 17.6 15.6-19.9 425 22.2 19.7-24.9 167 9.7 7.8-12.0 445 23.3 20.5-26.4
No 3,612 983 24.7 22.6-26.9 894 24.3 22.2-26.5 935 27.8 25.6-30.2 305 8.8 7.5-10.2 495 14.5 12.7-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,100 699 30.7 27.7-33.8 464 22.1 19.7-24.6 451 24.9 22.2-27.7 150 6.9 5.5- 8.5 336 15.5 13.3-17.9
Non-Veteran 3,643 962 23.7 21.7-25.8 834 22.3 20.3-24.4 913 26.5 24.3-28.8 324 9.8 8.4-11.3 610 17.8 15.9-19.8

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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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