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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 an hour,
how often do you wear a wide-brimmed hat or any other hat
that shades your face, ears, and neck from the sun? Would you say:

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  Total #
Respondents
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%)
TOTAL 7,791 1,522 19.1 18.0-20.2 1,153 14.1 13.2-15.1 1,767 23.3 22.2-24.5 879 11.6 10.7-12.5 2,470 31.9 30.6-33.2
GENDER
Male 3,093 868 27.1 25.3-29.1 594 17.8 16.2-19.5 691 23.1 21.3-25.0 312 10.0 8.8-11.3 628 21.9 20.1-23.9
Female 4,698 654 11.6 10.6-12.6 559 10.7 9.7-11.7 1,076 23.6 22.1-25.1 567 13.0 11.8-14.3 1,842 41.1 39.4-42.8
RACE
White 5,932 1,031 16.6 15.5-17.7 931 15.0 13.9-16.0 1,285 21.8 20.6-23.1 727 12.9 11.9-14.0 1,958 33.7 32.3-35.2
African American 1,623 445 25.7 23.1-28.5 187 11.6 9.7-13.8 410 26.2 23.5-29.1 136 8.9 7.3-10.8 445 27.6 24.8-30.6
Other 189 36 17.7 11.8-25.8 27 17.1 11.0-25.4 57 28.3 21.1-36.9 12 6.6 3.6-11.9 57 30.3 22.7-39.1
HISPANIC
Yes 112 26 21.3 13.9-31.1 14 9.6 5.4-16.5 29 33.7 23.4-45.7 9 8.7 4.2-16.9 34 26.9 18.2-37.7
No 7,564 1,454 18.8 17.7-19.9 1,125 14.3 13.3-15.3 1,715 23.2 22.0-24.4 868 11.7 10.9-12.7 2,402 32.0 30.7-33.4
AGE
18-24 374 37 12.0 8.5-16.7 33 10.0 7.0-14.1 75 21.4 16.9-26.6 70 15.8 12.4-20.1 159 40.8 35.2-46.5
25-34 957 96 11.7 9.4-14.4 89 10.7 8.5-13.4 251 26.9 23.9-30.2 145 14.0 11.8-16.5 376 36.7 33.5-40.2
35-44 1,390 179 16.0 13.7-18.5 157 12.2 10.3-14.3 358 25.0 22.6-27.6 202 13.2 11.4-15.2 494 33.6 30.9-36.4
45-54 1,594 302 21.3 19.0-23.8 244 15.5 13.6-17.6 385 24.4 22.0-26.9 164 10.1 8.6-11.9 499 28.7 26.3-31.2
55-64 1,529 339 22.5 20.2-24.9 289 19.3 17.2-21.6 345 23.0 20.7-25.4 161 9.8 8.4-11.6 395 25.4 23.1-27.9
65+ 1,887 553 30.9 28.6-33.3 329 17.4 15.6-19.3 344 18.6 16.7-20.6 132 6.6 5.5- 7.9 529 26.6 24.4-28.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,002 266 28.1 24.5-32.0 100 10.2 8.1-12.7 187 20.8 17.4-24.8 48 5.4 3.8- 7.5 401 35.5 32.0-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,443 529 21.8 19.7-24.0 294 11.3 9.9-12.9 541 22.9 20.8-25.1 216 8.8 7.6-10.3 863 35.2 32.7-37.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,988 382 18.1 16.1-20.2 306 14.8 12.9-17.0 434 22.5 20.2-24.9 262 14.0 12.2-16.0 604 30.7 28.2-33.3
College Graduate 2,339 341 13.0 11.6-14.5 453 18.6 16.9-20.5 599 25.7 23.8-27.8 353 15.2 13.6-17.0 593 27.4 25.3-29.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 907 222 23.6 20.2-27.4 99 10.9 8.4-14.0 187 23.8 19.7-28.4 64 7.3 5.4- 9.8 335 34.4 30.3-38.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,216 276 21.5 18.7-24.6 143 10.2 8.3-12.5 251 23.3 20.2-26.7 89 8.9 6.8-11.5 457 36.1 32.8-39.6
$25,000- $34,999 897 191 21.5 18.4-25.1 132 14.9 12.0-18.4 176 19.1 16.1-22.5 100 11.0 8.8-13.7 298 33.5 29.7-37.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,181 235 20.4 17.8-23.4 171 13.3 11.3-15.7 269 22.3 19.7-25.2 170 14.3 12.1-16.8 336 29.6 26.5-32.9
$50,000+ 2,594 383 15.0 13.4-16.7 478 17.8 16.2-19.6 656 25.0 23.1-26.9 365 14.0 12.5-15.6 712 28.2 26.2-30.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 499 98 17.5 14.1-21.6 76 14.2 11.0-18.1 87 19.5 15.4-24.3 47 10.3 7.4-14.0 191 38.5 33.6-43.8
Appalachia II 880 144 17.2 14.0-20.8 135 14.6 11.9-17.7 205 22.3 19.2-25.7 123 13.7 11.1-16.8 273 32.3 28.4-36.5
Appalachia III 654 129 18.7 15.5-22.4 83 11.2 8.8-14.1 146 22.0 18.4-26.1 76 13.7 10.6-17.6 220 34.4 30.1-39.0
Catawba 514 98 20.0 16.0-24.8 67 11.6 9.0-14.9 120 25.5 21.2-30.4 63 12.4 9.5-16.1 166 30.5 26.1-35.2
Edisto Savannah 573 131 20.7 16.9-25.1 77 13.1 10.1-17.0 149 28.0 23.3-33.3 58 8.7 6.5-11.5 158 29.4 24.1-35.4
Low Country 415 91 18.6 14.8-23.2 64 12.7 9.4-16.9 103 27.3 21.5-33.9 54 14.1 10.3-19.0 103 27.4 22.1-33.3
Palmetto 1,178 193 17.2 14.6-20.1 177 15.1 12.6-18.1 290 24.9 21.9-28.2 150 12.9 10.8-15.4 368 29.9 26.8-33.2
Pee Dee 634 134 22.1 18.1-26.6 93 14.4 11.2-18.3 135 23.2 19.2-27.7 62 10.3 7.7-13.6 210 30.1 26.0-34.5
Trident 914 168 17.5 14.7-20.7 156 15.9 13.3-18.8 201 22.7 19.6-26.2 113 13.0 10.5-16.1 276 30.9 27.2-34.8
Upper Savannah 427 86 20.4 16.3-25.3 63 14.7 11.2-19.1 99 21.7 17.6-26.4 34 7.7 5.1-11.2 145 35.6 30.3-41.3
Waccamaw 618 128 20.3 16.4-24.9 92 14.9 11.8-18.6 131 20.3 16.8-24.2 59 9.8 7.3-12.9 208 34.8 30.2-39.6
Wateree 393 89 19.6 15.4-24.5 62 16.7 12.5-22.0 87 23.6 18.8-29.3 34 8.1 5.6-11.5 121 32.0 26.7-37.8
Region***
Region I 926 184 18.9 16.2-22.0 139 14.4 12.0-17.3 186 20.5 17.6-23.8 81 9.0 7.0-11.5 336 37.1 33.5-40.9
Region II 1,534 273 17.8 15.5-20.4 218 13.2 11.3-15.3 351 22.2 19.8-24.8 199 13.7 11.6-16.0 493 33.2 30.2-36.3
Region III 1,692 291 18.1 15.8-20.5 244 14.0 12.1-16.3 410 25.1 22.6-27.8 213 12.8 11.0-14.8 534 30.0 27.5-32.7
Region IV 1,027 223 21.1 18.2-24.5 155 15.3 12.6-18.3 222 23.4 20.2-26.8 96 9.4 7.5-11.8 331 30.8 27.5-34.3
Region V 573 131 20.7 16.9-25.1 77 13.1 10.1-17.0 149 28.0 23.3-33.3 58 8.7 6.5-11.5 158 29.4 24.1-35.4
Region VI 618 128 20.3 16.4-24.9 92 14.9 11.8-18.6 131 20.3 16.8-24.2 59 9.8 7.3-12.9 208 34.8 30.2-39.6
Region VII 914 168 17.5 14.7-20.7 156 15.9 13.3-18.8 201 22.7 19.6-26.2 113 13.0 10.5-16.1 276 30.9 27.2-34.8
Region VIII 415 91 18.6 14.8-23.2 64 12.7 9.4-16.9 103 27.3 21.5-33.9 54 14.1 10.3-19.0 103 27.4 22.1-33.3

#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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