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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Skin Protection

When you go outside on a sunny summer day for more than one hour,
how often do you use sunscreen or sun block? Would you say:

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom/Never No outside
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,982 1,377 14.7 13.9-15.6 1,258 14.4 13.5-15.3 1,755 22.3 21.1-23.4 3,408 47.0 45.6-48.3 184 1.7 1.4- 1.9
GENDER
Male 3,129 299 8.2 7.2- 9.4 423 11.7 10.5-13.0 717 23.3 21.5-25.2 1,659 56.2 54.0-58.3 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0
Female 4,853 1,078 20.7 19.4-22.0 835 16.8 15.7-18.1 1,038 21.3 20.0-22.7 1,749 38.6 36.9-40.3 153 2.6 2.1- 3.1
RACE
White 6,077 1,221 18.1 17.0-19.2 1,178 19.0 17.9-20.2 1,456 25.5 24.2-26.9 2,082 35.7 34.3-37.2 140 1.6 1.4- 2.0
African American 1,660 116 6.4 5.1- 8.1 60 3.2 2.3- 4.4 256 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,190 73.8 70.9-76.5 38 1.8 1.2- 2.5
Other 194 28 12.7 8.4-18.7 19 10.1 6.1-16.3 35 15.7 10.8-22.3 109 60.4 51.9-68.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
HISPANIC
Yes 111 20 16.0 9.9-24.9 11 9.4 4.7-18.0 31 28.4 19.4-39.5 49 46.2 35.2-57.5 0 0.0 . - .
No 7,745 1,335 14.7 13.8-15.6 1,241 14.6 13.8-15.5 1,710 22.3 21.1-23.4 3,288 46.9 45.5-48.3 171 1.6 1.3- 1.9
AGE
18-24 375 38 9.0 6.3-12.5 39 8.6 6.1-11.9 90 25.8 21.0-31.3 207 56.5 50.7-62.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
25-34 961 134 12.5 10.4-14.8 174 15.7 13.5-18.2 225 22.8 20.0-25.9 425 48.6 45.1-52.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
35-44 1,401 204 13.0 11.2-14.9 258 16.6 14.7-18.7 358 24.6 22.2-27.2 573 45.4 42.4-48.3 8 0.5 0.2- 1.0
45-54 1,612 300 16.9 15.0-19.0 272 15.8 14.0-17.8 357 21.4 19.2-23.7 667 45.1 42.4-47.9 16 0.8 0.5- 1.3
55-64 1,555 311 18.6 16.7-20.8 243 15.5 13.7-17.6 320 19.8 17.8-22.1 656 44.7 42.0-47.5 25 1.3 0.8- 2.0
65+ 2,018 375 17.8 16.1-19.7 265 12.8 11.3-14.5 386 19.0 17.2-20.9 861 43.7 41.3-46.1 131 6.7 5.5- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,058 132 11.9 9.8-14.4 68 5.6 4.2- 7.5 198 18.8 15.6-22.4 600 59.1 55.2-62.9 60 4.6 3.5- 6.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,504 358 11.4 10.2-12.8 283 9.4 8.2-10.7 541 22.0 19.9-24.2 1,262 55.6 53.1-58.0 60 1.7 1.3- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,026 357 15.3 13.5-17.3 336 15.1 13.4-17.0 479 23.0 20.9-25.4 820 45.5 42.7-48.2 34 1.1 0.7- 1.5
College Graduate 2,374 526 19.3 17.7-21.1 570 23.7 21.8-25.6 532 23.4 21.5-25.5 717 32.8 30.5-35.1 29 0.8 0.5- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 954 127 11.8 9.5-14.5 72 6.0 4.5- 8.0 146 16.3 12.8-20.4 558 61.7 57.3-65.9 51 4.3 3.1- 6.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,251 184 11.3 9.5-13.3 112 7.1 5.6- 8.9 248 19.2 16.5-22.1 674 60.5 57.0-63.8 33 2.0 1.3- 3.0
$25,000- $34,999 918 136 13.4 10.8-16.5 122 11.1 9.0-13.6 210 21.1 18.1-24.5 432 52.9 48.8-56.9 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,195 218 14.8 12.7-17.1 178 13.2 11.2-15.4 287 24.4 21.6-27.4 502 47.1 43.7-50.5 10 0.6 0.3- 1.1
$50,000+ 2,613 529 17.8 16.3-19.5 642 23.4 21.7-25.3 651 25.4 23.5-27.3 776 33.0 30.9-35.3 15 0.3 0.2- 0.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 508 82 13.9 10.9-17.5 83 14.5 11.5-18.0 112 24.5 20.2-29.5 219 45.3 40.2-50.6 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3
Appalachia II 903 147 14.3 11.9-17.2 171 16.6 14.1-19.4 216 25.1 21.5-29.1 346 42.4 38.2-46.6 23 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Appalachia III 667 114 13.5 11.0-16.4 91 13.4 10.5-16.9 146 24.4 20.4-28.8 303 47.6 43.1-52.3 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Catawba 522 82 13.3 10.4-16.7 92 16.9 13.6-20.8 134 25.7 21.6-30.4 206 42.8 37.8-48.0 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Edisto Savannah 591 78 10.3 7.9-13.3 85 14.1 10.9-18.0 136 19.9 16.5-23.9 278 53.8 48.4-59.1 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Low Country 425 95 18.1 14.4-22.5 70 14.8 11.4-19.0 86 22.9 17.4-29.6 167 43.5 37.4-49.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Palmetto 1,209 200 13.6 11.7-15.9 197 15.4 13.1-17.9 269 22.8 19.9-25.9 516 46.5 43.0-50.1 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Pee Dee 653 85 11.1 8.3-14.6 63 9.1 6.9-12.0 154 23.4 19.5-27.7 333 54.4 49.6-59.1 18 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Trident 944 220 21.0 18.2-24.1 160 14.5 12.3-17.0 176 17.7 15.0-20.8 361 44.8 40.8-48.9 27 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Upper Savannah 436 45 10.7 7.7-14.6 65 13.8 10.6-17.8 102 19.8 16.0-24.3 215 54.8 49.3-60.2 9 0.9 0.4- 1.7
Waccamaw 631 140 19.4 16.1-23.3 108 15.1 12.4-18.4 130 20.7 17.2-24.7 236 42.4 37.5-47.4 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0
Wateree 399 75 16.1 12.6-20.4 59 12.7 9.6-16.7 71 20.2 15.3-26.1 190 49.9 44.0-55.8 4 1.1 0.3- 3.5
Region***
Region I 944 127 12.3 10.2-14.9 148 14.2 11.9-16.7 214 22.3 19.3-25.6 434 49.8 46.0-53.6 21 1.4 0.9- 2.2
Region II 1,570 261 14.0 12.2-16.0 262 15.3 13.4-17.4 362 24.8 22.1-27.7 649 44.6 41.5-47.7 36 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Region III 1,731 282 13.5 11.9-15.4 289 15.8 13.9-17.9 403 23.7 21.3-26.2 722 45.4 42.5-48.3 35 1.6 1.1- 2.3
Region IV 1,052 160 12.9 10.7-15.6 122 10.5 8.6-12.7 225 22.2 19.1-25.6 523 52.7 49.0-56.4 22 1.7 1.0- 2.7
Region V 591 78 10.3 7.9-13.3 85 14.1 10.9-18.0 136 19.9 16.5-23.9 278 53.8 48.4-59.1 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Region VI 631 140 19.4 16.1-23.3 108 15.1 12.4-18.4 130 20.7 17.2-24.7 236 42.4 37.5-47.4 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0
Region VII 944 220 21.0 18.2-24.1 160 14.5 12.3-17.0 176 17.7 15.0-20.8 361 44.8 40.8-48.9 27 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Region VIII 425 95 18.1 14.4-22.5 70 14.8 11.4-19.0 86 22.9 17.4-29.6 167 43.5 37.4-49.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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