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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Males 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
Females 7,153 794 8.7 7.9- 9.6 1,925 23.7 22.4-25.1 3,408 53.0 51.2-54.7 709 10.4 9.4-11.5 317 4.2 3.5- 4.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 100 15 15.4 7.9-27.8 30 23.4 13.3-37.8 42 50.6 36.5-64.6 8 7.9 3.4-17.0 5 2.8 0.9- 8.6
Non-Hispanic 11,535 996 6.1 5.6- 6.6 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 5,891 55.2 53.8-56.6 1,394 13.7 12.7-14.7 598 5.3 4.7- 6.0
AGE
18-24 263 13 3.8 2.0- 7.2 25 10.2 6.5-15.8 144 57.6 49.9-64.8 62 20.4 14.9-27.1 19 8.0 4.8-13.1
25-34 946 24 2.0 1.3- 3.2 148 14.3 11.8-17.4 568 62.2 58.3-66.0 155 16.7 13.9-19.9 51 4.7 3.4- 6.6
35-44 1,694 51 2.7 2.0- 3.7 265 15.8 13.8-18.0 1,025 60.6 57.7-63.4 258 15.1 13.1-17.4 95 5.7 4.5- 7.3
45-54 2,262 119 4.8 3.9- 6.0 464 19.7 17.7-21.8 1,264 58.4 55.8-60.9 303 12.6 11.0-14.3 112 4.5 3.7- 5.6
55-64 2,646 204 7.5 6.3- 8.9 669 25.7 23.6-27.8 1,367 51.7 49.4-54.1 295 11.1 9.7-12.7 111 4.0 3.1- 5.0
65-74 2,167 271 11.8 10.3-13.6 623 28.3 26.0-30.6 957 45.2 42.7-47.8 197 8.8 7.5-10.4 119 5.9 4.7- 7.3
75+ 1,616 330 19.5 17.2-22.1 478 29.8 27.1-32.7 588 36.7 33.9-39.7 125 8.5 7.0-10.5 95 5.4 4.3- 6.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,279 260 16.0 13.4-18.9 291 18.8 16.0-21.9 517 43.1 38.8-47.4 115 12.2 9.2-16.0 96 10.0 7.1-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,314 315 6.3 5.4- 7.3 725 18.3 16.4-20.3 1,684 55.1 52.3-57.9 398 14.6 12.5-16.9 192 5.8 4.7- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,162 251 6.1 5.1- 7.2 771 21.4 19.4-23.7 1,567 53.5 50.8-56.2 397 13.4 11.6-15.5 176 5.6 4.3- 7.1
College Graduate 3,882 188 3.6 2.9- 4.3 897 19.9 18.4-21.5 2,169 59.8 57.7-61.8 489 13.4 12.0-14.9 139 3.4 2.7- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,053 196 16.2 13.4-19.4 273 20.2 17.3-23.6 422 45.7 40.7-50.9 84 9.5 6.9-13.1 78 8.3 5.9-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,629 229 11.5 9.4-13.9 396 20.4 17.7-23.3 714 44.3 40.5-48.2 184 17.0 13.5-21.4 106 6.8 5.1- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,171 106 7.0 5.2- 9.3 298 24.2 20.7-28.2 581 50.2 45.7-54.6 131 13.5 10.1-17.8 55 5.1 3.3- 7.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,696 128 6.3 4.9- 8.0 377 18.0 15.9-20.3 893 58.3 55.0-61.5 208 12.4 10.3-14.8 90 5.0 3.9- 6.5
$50,000-74,999 1,839 94 3.7 2.8- 4.7 360 18.1 15.7-20.7 1,042 58.2 55.0-61.4 251 14.6 12.5-17.0 92 5.5 4.2- 7.1
$75,000+ 2,792 73 2.0 1.5- 2.6 585 18.2 16.4-20.2 1,615 60.9 58.4-63.5 407 14.8 12.9-16.8 112 4.1 3.1- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,328 608 11.3 10.1-12.6 1,143 23.7 22.0-25.6 1,898 47.5 45.2-49.8 432 11.5 10.0-13.1 247 6.1 5.0- 7.3
No 7,277 400 3.9 3.4- 4.4 1,540 18.0 16.8-19.3 4,018 58.7 57.0-60.4 964 14.5 13.3-15.9 355 4.9 4.2- 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,885 120 4.7 3.7- 5.8 369 19.3 16.8-22.0 1,005 55.2 52.0-58.4 275 14.4 12.4-16.6 116 6.4 4.8- 8.6
Non-Veteran 9,769 898 6.5 5.9- 7.1 2,321 19.9 18.8-21.0 4,936 55.1 53.6-56.6 1,126 13.5 12.4-14.6 488 5.1 4.4- 5.8

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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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