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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 116 6 2.7 1.0- 7.1 14 12.5 6.7-22.1 53 46.7 36.0-57.7 33 27.0 18.2-38.1 10 11.1 5.7-20.3
25-34 367 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 32 9.7 6.4-14.5 228 63.4 57.2-69.1 75 20.3 15.8-25.7 29 6.1 4.0- 9.1
35-44 674 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 72 11.7 9.1-14.9 431 63.1 58.6-67.4 121 17.8 14.5-21.5 37 6.1 4.2- 8.7
45-54 901 35 3.3 2.2- 4.8 145 15.8 13.0-18.9 537 61.7 57.7-65.5 127 13.8 11.3-16.8 57 5.4 4.1- 7.2
55-64 1,081 47 4.3 3.1- 6.0 195 19.0 16.3-22.2 613 56.1 52.4-59.7 170 15.5 13.1-18.4 56 5.1 3.7- 6.9
65-74 811 55 6.2 4.6- 8.4 181 22.9 19.6-26.5 412 50.9 46.8-54.9 106 12.3 10.0-15.1 57 7.7 5.6-10.5
75+ 540 65 12.2 9.2-16.1 123 23.3 19.3-27.8 252 46.3 41.3-51.4 59 12.0 8.9-15.9 41 6.3 4.4- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 514 60 9.6 6.6-13.7 98 13.7 10.7-17.5 237 46.2 39.6-53.0 65 16.4 11.4-23.2 54 14.1 9.4-20.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,276 59 2.8 2.0- 3.8 208 15.0 12.2-18.2 711 55.6 51.2-59.9 208 20.3 16.7-24.5 90 6.3 4.8- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,072 49 3.1 2.2- 4.5 183 16.4 13.1-20.3 603 58.6 53.9-63.2 160 14.8 11.8-18.5 77 7.0 4.7-10.4
College Graduate 1,636 56 2.4 1.8- 3.2 273 15.3 13.3-17.6 981 61.6 58.5-64.6 260 16.6 14.3-19.1 66 4.2 3.1- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 32 8.9 5.8-13.5 69 16.2 11.8-21.7 153 53.9 45.6-62.0 27 12.7 7.4-21.0 26 8.3 4.9-13.8
$15,000- 24,999 586 57 7.2 5.1- 9.9 110 16.8 13.2-21.3 273 42.8 36.9-48.9 95 24.6 18.2-32.3 51 8.6 6.0-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 448 28 5.7 3.1-10.2 93 21.7 16.2-28.5 238 47.0 39.7-54.4 62 18.2 12.1-26.5 27 7.4 4.1-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 686 26 2.8 1.8- 4.4 105 12.2 9.7-15.3 405 63.9 59.0-68.5 100 14.0 10.8-17.8 50 7.1 5.0- 9.9
$50,000-74,999 813 33 2.5 1.6- 3.8 119 14.0 10.7-18.0 476 61.3 56.4-66.0 142 17.3 14.1-21.0 43 5.0 3.2- 7.6
$75,000+ 1,294 26 1.4 0.9- 2.2 208 14.7 12.2-17.5 779 61.1 57.3-64.7 214 17.5 14.6-20.8 67 5.4 3.9- 7.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,642 131 6.3 5.0- 8.0 338 19.3 16.8-22.0 838 51.5 48.0-55.0 226 15.9 13.3-18.9 109 7.0 5.3- 9.2
No 2,843 90 2.1 1.6- 2.6 425 13.7 11.9-15.6 1,686 60.2 57.5-62.9 465 17.7 15.6-20.0 177 6.3 5.1- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,748 108 4.6 3.6- 5.8 336 18.6 16.1-21.5 938 55.8 52.4-59.0 256 14.5 12.4-16.9 110 6.5 4.8- 8.8
Non-Veteran 2,753 116 2.9 2.3- 3.7 429 14.0 12.3-15.9 1,595 58.3 55.6-61.0 436 18.3 16.1-20.7 177 6.5 5.3- 8.0

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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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