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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Sun Safety

On a sunny summer day, when (CHILD) is outside for more than 15 minutes between 10 am and 4 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 1,658 276 17.0 15.0-19.3 410 23.6 21.3-26.1 467 28.2 25.6-30.9 179 10.8 9.1-12.7 326 20.4 18.1-22.9
GENDER
Male 877 132 16.1 13.3-19.3 201 22.6 19.5-26.1 256 28.4 24.9-32.1 109 12.6 10.1-15.6 179 20.4 17.3-23.8
Female 781 144 18.1 15.1-21.5 209 24.7 21.4-28.4 211 28.0 24.4-31.9 70 8.9 6.7-11.6 147 20.4 17.1-24.2
RACE
White 1,154 225 19.7 17.1-22.6 362 30.9 27.8-34.1 343 30.4 27.4-33.7 124 10.9 8.9-13.4 100 8.0 6.4-10.0
African American 299 32 12.3 8.5-17.4 24 7.7 4.8-11.9 70 22.0 17.2-27.8 30 8.9 6.0-13.2 143 49.1 42.6-55.6
Other Minorities 201 19 9.1 5.5-14.7 24 12.6 7.4-20.6 54 28.7 21.4-37.4 24 14.6 9.0-22.9 80 35.0 27.5-43.3
HISPANIC
Yes 157 11 6.6 3.2-13.0 15 8.8 4.7-16.0 42 27.6 20.0-36.8 16 10.6 6.0-18.1 73 46.3 37.1-55.8
No 1,497 264 17.6 15.5-20.1 395 24.6 22.1-27.2 424 28.2 25.6-31.1 163 10.8 9.0-12.9 251 18.7 16.4-21.3
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 930 193 20.8 17.8-24.1 258 26.3 23.1-29.8 253 26.8 23.6-30.3 77 9.0 7.0-11.6 149 17.1 14.3-20.3
11 through 13 546 65 11.4 8.6-14.9 128 21.8 18.0-26.1 156 29.7 25.2-34.6 72 13.2 10.1-17.1 125 23.9 19.8-28.6
14 through 17 182 18 11.8 7.0-19.2 24 12.1 7.4-19.3 58 32.3 24.4-41.5 30 13.8 9.2-20.1 52 29.9 22.2-39.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 105 12 12.1 6.6-21.0 12 11.7 5.7-22.6 25 24.0 15.7-35.0 10 5.7 2.9-11.0 46 46.5 35.3-58.1
H.S. 351 48 16.4 12.0-22.1 55 14.4 10.7-19.2 96 24.4 19.6-30.0 35 9.0 6.0-13.3 117 35.7 29.7-42.1
Some College 416 75 19.2 15.0-24.4 110 23.0 18.8-27.8 101 23.5 18.9-28.8 45 10.7 7.7-14.8 85 23.5 18.7-29.2
College Graduate 783 141 16.7 13.9-20.0 233 29.0 25.4-33.0 245 32.6 28.8-36.7 89 12.1 9.5-15.3 75 9.5 7.3-12.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,460 234 16.6 14.4-19.0 359 23.8 21.4-26.5 402 27.0 24.4-29.8 157 10.5 8.7-12.6 308 22.0 19.5-24.8
Private/Home 176 38 20.0 13.9-27.9 47 24.1 17.5-32.2 59 36.2 28.0-45.3 20 13.7 8.2-21.8 12 6.0 2.9-12.2
GRADE
Not In School 22 4 20.0 6.5-47.5 4 10.7 3.8-27.1 6 34.5 15.3-60.5 2 6.1 1.4-22.8 6 28.7 11.4-55.6
K-5th 822 164 20.1 17.0-23.6 226 26.3 22.9-30.0 226 26.7 23.3-30.4 73 9.7 7.4-12.6 133 17.2 14.2-20.7
6th-8th 540 64 11.3 8.5-14.9 115 19.9 16.2-24.1 161 31.4 26.8-36.5 76 13.8 10.6-17.8 124 23.6 19.4-28.3
9th-12th* 107 6 6.4 2.6-14.7 19 15.8 9.0-26.2 33 32.2 21.9-44.5 17 13.1 7.6-21.8 32 32.5 22.1-45.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 99 21 15.6 9.8-24.0 29 31.6 21.6-43.6 36 38.6 27.8-50.7 5 5.3 2.0-13.5 8 8.9 3.7-19.8
Private 883 152 17.5 14.7-20.7 268 29.2 25.8-32.8 273 31.8 28.3-35.7 98 10.8 8.5-13.5 92 10.7 8.4-13.6
Health Choice 97 17 19.6 11.4-31.4 16 17.8 10.3-29.0 27 25.8 17.0-37.2 9 9.5 4.4-19.4 28 27.3 17.7-39.5
Medicaid 298 45 16.4 11.9-22.1 37 12.0 8.3-17.2 63 17.8 13.4-23.2 39 12.6 8.7-17.9 114 41.2 34.6-48.2
Other 126 27 20.3 13.1-30.1 36 23.9 16.5-33.4 35 31.7 22.4-42.7 15 14.3 7.9-24.5 13 9.8 5.1-18.0
No health insurance 137 10 9.5 4.7-18.3 21 13.1 7.7-21.3 30 20.9 13.8-30.5 10 7.4 3.6-14.6 66 49.0 38.8-59.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 404 78 20.2 15.9-25.4 110 24.7 20.2-29.9 100 23.5 18.9-28.9 46 11.8 8.3-16.3 70 19.8 15.3-25.2
No 1,218 191 15.9 13.6-18.5 290 23.0 20.3-25.9 360 29.9 26.9-33.0 128 10.4 8.5-12.7 249 20.8 18.2-23.8

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**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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