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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 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
AGE
18-24 116 20 19.3 11.7-30.0 15 14.8 8.1-25.5 37 26.3 18.4-36.1 20 14.8 8.7-24.0 24 24.8 16.1-36.1
25-34 372 63 16.5 12.4-21.5 93 24.4 19.5-30.0 121 32.2 26.7-38.2 45 11.4 8.2-15.6 50 15.6 11.5-20.8
35-44 681 126 17.7 14.6-21.3 198 30.8 26.8-35.2 221 31.1 27.1-35.3 61 8.5 6.4-11.3 75 11.9 9.1-15.3
45-54 911 194 20.0 17.1-23.4 235 26.3 22.9-30.0 248 28.6 25.1-32.5 95 11.1 8.8-14.0 139 13.9 11.4-16.9
55-64 1,104 299 25.7 22.7-28.9 277 25.0 22.0-28.2 249 24.3 21.3-27.7 92 8.8 6.9-11.2 187 16.1 13.7-18.9
65-74 840 294 33.4 29.8-37.2 192 23.6 20.4-27.1 169 20.5 17.4-24.0 54 5.3 4.0- 7.1 131 17.2 14.3-20.7
75+ 562 242 40.6 35.9-45.5 108 19.6 15.9-24.0 83 17.1 13.5-21.3 33 6.7 4.5- 9.9 96 16.0 12.8-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 529 167 22.0 18.0-26.6 70 11.3 8.1-15.5 108 24.1 18.6-30.7 30 7.4 4.5-11.8 154 35.2 28.8-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,309 365 22.3 19.3-25.7 274 20.3 17.1-23.9 304 24.8 21.5-28.4 111 11.2 8.6-14.4 255 21.4 17.8-25.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,095 287 23.3 19.5-27.6 254 23.3 19.7-27.4 280 28.5 24.6-32.9 118 11.2 8.6-14.4 156 13.6 10.8-17.1
College Graduate 1,662 423 22.3 19.8-25.1 522 32.7 29.8-35.8 439 28.9 26.1-31.9 142 8.6 7.0-10.4 136 7.5 6.0- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 99 24.8 18.8-32.0 39 14.1 9.1-21.1 53 20.5 14.3-28.5 21 10.0 5.9-16.5 94 30.6 23.4-38.9
$15,000- 24,999 598 200 27.4 22.7-32.6 111 17.3 13.5-22.0 102 17.4 13.6-22.1 40 8.4 5.5-12.7 145 29.4 23.3-36.5
$25,000- 34,999 460 135 24.4 19.4-30.3 98 21.0 15.0-28.7 114 24.3 19.1-30.4 30 10.4 5.7-18.1 83 19.9 14.7-26.4
$35,000- 49,999 703 174 21.2 17.6-25.3 155 19.3 15.9-23.3 198 34.0 29.1-39.3 71 10.1 7.6-13.3 105 15.4 11.7-20.0
$50,000-74,999 825 211 22.1 18.3-26.6 206 25.6 21.6-30.1 223 29.5 25.2-34.2 88 9.1 7.0-11.8 97 13.6 10.0-18.3
$75,000+ 1,311 311 20.7 17.8-23.9 428 33.4 30.0-37.1 349 28.3 25.0-31.7 116 8.7 7.0-10.7 107 9.0 6.8-11.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,676 492 23.0 20.6-25.6 346 19.5 17.1-22.0 355 24.7 21.7-27.9 146 11.6 9.2-14.6 337 21.3 18.4-24.4
No 2,903 741 22.3 20.2-24.6 770 26.7 24.4-29.1 773 28.2 25.9-30.6 254 9.1 7.8-10.7 365 13.6 11.6-15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,788 583 29.4 26.5-32.6 410 23.1 20.6-25.7 387 25.9 23.1-29.0 133 7.1 5.8- 8.8 275 14.4 12.3-16.8
Non-Veteran 2,809 660 19.7 17.7-21.8 710 25.2 23.0-27.7 744 27.7 25.3-30.1 268 11.0 9.3-12.9 427 16.4 14.3-18.8

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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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