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2005 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Sun Safety

On a sunny summer day, when (CHILD) is outside for more than 15 minutes between 11 am and 3 pm,
how often does {he/she} use sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor or SPF of 15 or more?**

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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%)
TOTAL 2,133 371 16.7 14.9-18.6 439 20.4 18.4-22.5 569 26.0 23.8-28.2 285 13.8 12.1-15.7 469 23.2 21.1-25.4
GENDER
Male 1,099 174 15.1 12.8-17.8 208 18.2 15.7-21.0 305 26.2 23.3-29.4 151 14.2 11.8-17.0 261 26.2 23.1-29.6
Female 1,034 197 18.3 15.7-21.3 231 22.7 19.7-25.9 264 25.7 22.6-29.0 134 13.3 11.0-16.1 208 20.1 17.3-23.1
RACE
White 1,460 305 20.9 18.5-23.5 391 27.6 24.9-30.4 432 28.7 26.1-31.6 193 14.4 12.3-16.8 139 8.4 6.9-10.2
African American 445 37 7.0 4.8-10.2 29 5.9 3.8- 9.0 92 20.6 16.5-25.4 48 10.6 7.7-14.4 239 55.9 50.5-61.2
Other Minorities 220 28 13.4 8.6-20.1 19 8.5 5.0-13.9 43 21.0 15.0-28.6 43 19.6 13.8-27.1 87 37.5 30.1-45.6
HISPANIC
Yes 195 25 10.7 6.8-16.5 18 9.1 5.1-15.7 30 14.8 10.1-21.3 37 19.8 13.5-28.0 85 45.5 37.1-54.3
No 1,936 346 17.0 15.2-19.1 420 21.1 19.0-23.2 538 26.6 24.4-29.0 248 13.4 11.7-15.4 384 21.8 19.7-24.2
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 1,227 252 19.0 16.5-21.6 265 21.3 18.7-24.1 317 25.9 23.1-29.0 145 12.6 10.5-15.1 248 21.2 18.5-24.1
11 through 13 646 92 14.8 11.8-18.5 130 19.4 16.1-23.2 186 26.2 22.5-30.4 102 16.2 13.0-19.9 136 23.4 19.6-27.6
14 through 17 260 27 8.8 5.6-13.6 44 17.9 12.8-24.4 66 25.3 19.6-32.1 38 13.7 9.3-19.7 85 34.3 27.5-41.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 163 17 14.9 8.7-24.2 8 5.4 2.2-12.7 27 16.1 10.3-24.3 22 11.2 6.6-18.3 89 52.4 42.7-61.9
H.S. 465 80 15.7 12.3-19.8 65 13.4 10.2-17.5 112 22.2 18.1-26.9 56 10.7 7.8-14.4 152 38.0 32.8-43.5
Some College 571 87 14.7 11.5-18.7 98 16.8 13.4-20.8 172 28.0 23.9-32.5 80 15.8 12.4-19.8 134 24.7 20.6-29.3
College Graduate 929 187 18.6 15.9-21.7 266 27.9 24.7-31.4 258 28.2 24.9-31.9 126 14.5 11.9-17.7 92 10.7 8.5-13.4
SCHOOL
Public 1,817 309 16.5 14.5-18.6 338 18.2 16.2-20.4 491 26.4 24.1-28.9 243 13.6 11.8-15.7 436 25.3 22.9-27.8
Private/Home 277 49 15.8 11.5-21.2 93 35.0 28.6-41.9 71 24.5 19.1-30.8 37 13.7 9.4-19.6 27 11.1 7.1-16.8
GRADE
Not In School 28 11 41.9 22.7-63.9 5 11.7 4.3-27.9 5 15.7 4.7-41.3 2 13.3 3.1-42.3 5 17.5 6.3-39.9
K-5th 1,268 247 18.2 15.8-20.8 265 20.9 18.4-23.7 334 25.7 23.0-28.7 156 13.0 10.8-15.4 266 22.2 19.6-25.2
6th-8th 657 93 13.9 11.0-17.4 135 19.9 16.5-23.7 178 26.1 22.3-30.3 100 15.3 12.3-19.0 151 24.8 21.0-29.1
9th-12th 167 20 11.6 7.0-18.7 30 17.5 11.7-25.3 47 28.6 21.1-37.4 24 14.2 8.7-22.4 46 28.1 20.6-37.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 128 21 15.7 9.8-24.1 37 31.8 22.9-42.3 37 28.5 19.9-39.1 12 9.6 4.7-18.6 21 14.4 8.7-22.9
Private 1,031 186 16.7 14.3-19.6 272 25.7 22.7-29.0 296 28.5 25.3-31.9 142 15.3 12.7-18.3 135 13.8 11.4-16.6
Health Choice 126 18 15.7 9.7-24.4 17 14.3 8.5-23.2 36 26.4 18.5-36.1 21 17.5 11.1-26.7 34 26.1 18.1-36.0
Medicaid 415 61 15.2 11.4-20.0 32 7.6 5.0-11.4 93 20.6 16.5-25.6 54 11.4 8.4-15.3 175 45.1 39.4-50.9
Other 221 46 19.5 14.1-26.3 51 21.8 16.1-28.6 61 28.4 21.7-36.1 31 14.5 9.7-21.1 32 15.9 10.6-23.1
No health insurance 189 35 18.6 12.4-26.9 27 17.4 11.5-25.4 39 18.8 13.1-26.2 25 11.4 7.1-18.0 63 33.8 26.1-42.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN*
Yes 441 86 20.2 16.0-25.2 90 20.1 16.0-24.8 115 24.0 19.6-29.0 67 14.8 11.2-19.3 83 20.9 16.6-26.0
No 1,621 279 16.0 14.0-18.1 335 20.6 18.4-23.0 432 26.1 23.7-28.8 210 13.5 11.6-15.7 365 23.8 21.4-26.4

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*SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

**These data are for children 5 to 14 years old.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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