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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 4,504 224 3.4 2.9- 4.1 765 15.3 13.9-16.9 2,535 57.6 55.4-59.7 693 17.2 15.5-19.0 287 6.5 5.5- 7.7
African American 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
Other Minorities 449 45 8.6 5.8-12.6 100 24.3 18.8-30.9 207 45.8 38.8-53.0 65 15.7 11.6-21.0 32 5.5 3.2- 9.3
AGE
18-24 195 15 6.6 3.3-12.7 32 17.8 11.6-26.2 90 47.1 38.2-56.2 44 20.4 14.3-28.2 14 8.1 4.6-14.1
25-34 538 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 72 14.6 11.2-18.8 300 55.2 50.0-60.4 108 20.4 16.6-24.8 38 5.8 3.8- 8.6
35-44 908 41 4.9 3.4- 7.0 125 15.4 12.6-18.8 544 58.9 54.8-62.8 144 14.8 12.2-17.7 54 6.0 4.4- 8.2
45-54 1,144 69 5.7 4.3- 7.6 192 17.2 14.5-20.3 658 58.6 54.9-62.2 157 12.8 10.6-15.4 68 5.7 4.2- 7.7
55-64 1,292 79 6.7 4.9- 9.0 254 21.8 18.9-24.9 704 52.9 49.4-56.4 191 14.0 11.9-16.5 64 4.5 3.4- 6.1
65-74 931 78 8.2 6.3-10.6 208 23.6 20.4-27.1 461 49.5 45.7-53.3 118 11.7 9.5-14.2 66 7.1 5.3- 9.4
75+ 606 83 14.3 10.9-18.6 138 24.1 20.0-28.7 275 44.0 39.1-49.0 66 12.0 8.9-15.9 44 5.7 4.0- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 814 125 12.5 9.6-16.1 154 18.4 14.2-23.5 356 44.5 38.9-50.3 104 15.1 11.5-19.5 75 9.5 6.6-13.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,654 112 6.5 4.7- 9.0 296 17.6 14.8-20.8 877 51.8 47.8-55.8 252 17.5 14.6-20.8 117 6.5 5.1- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,301 75 4.8 3.6- 6.5 238 18.3 15.2-21.9 713 56.6 52.4-60.7 189 14.1 11.5-17.2 86 6.1 4.3- 8.8
College Graduate 1,856 73 3.4 2.5- 4.8 335 18.0 15.8-20.5 1,092 59.4 56.3-62.3 287 15.6 13.5-17.9 69 3.6 2.7- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 485 68 13.4 9.4-18.9 104 16.7 12.3-22.3 218 49.2 41.9-56.5 53 14.2 9.7-20.3 42 6.4 4.3- 9.5
$15,000- 24,999 849 105 12.0 8.5-16.6 163 20.5 16.0-26.0 390 44.4 38.2-50.7 120 15.7 11.8-20.6 71 7.4 5.1-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 600 43 5.2 3.3- 8.1 129 25.8 19.9-32.8 307 44.1 38.1-50.3 87 18.5 13.6-24.6 34 6.4 3.9-10.3
$35,000- 49,999 849 48 5.9 4.0- 8.6 150 15.7 12.9-19.0 471 56.5 51.9-61.0 121 14.4 11.5-18.0 59 7.4 5.2-10.6
$50,000-74,999 931 44 3.5 2.4- 5.3 151 16.5 13.1-20.5 534 58.9 54.3-63.4 157 16.6 13.7-20.1 45 4.4 2.9- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,445 37 2.1 1.4- 3.2 242 16.2 13.8-19.0 865 60.8 57.3-64.3 233 16.2 13.6-19.1 68 4.7 3.3- 6.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,058 219 9.6 8.0-11.4 438 22.2 19.4-25.3 996 47.1 43.8-50.3 270 14.7 12.5-17.2 135 6.5 5.1- 8.3
No 3,541 161 4.6 3.6- 6.0 586 16.3 14.5-18.3 2,025 57.0 54.5-59.5 559 16.2 14.4-18.1 210 5.9 4.8- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,054 146 6.6 5.2- 8.4 416 21.2 18.4-24.3 1,080 52.6 49.3-55.8 291 13.9 12.0-16.1 121 5.7 4.3- 7.5
Non-Veteran 3,577 240 6.0 4.9- 7.3 611 16.9 15.1-18.8 1,959 54.6 52.1-57.0 540 16.4 14.6-18.4 227 6.2 5.1- 7.4

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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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