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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When the youngest child in your household is outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often does s/he stay in an area protected by shade

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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%)
North Carolina 3,807 2,000 52.1 50.2-54.1 831 22.8 21.2-24.5 568 14.1 12.8-15.5 135 3.9 3.2- 4.8 273 7.1 6.1- 8.1
-Johnston County 143 82 57.4 47.4-66.7 28 16.3 10.6-24.3 17 13.5 8.0-22.0 4 3.5 1.2-10.2 12 9.3 5.0-16.5
GENDER
Male 50 29 58.1 42.4-72.2 5 8.4 3.4-19.3 7 15.6 7.2-30.5 2 5.3 1.3-19.0 7 12.5 5.6-25.6
Female 93 53 56.6 44.3-68.2 23 24.2 15.1-36.3 10 11.4 5.7-21.7 2 1.8 0.4- 7.9 5 6.0 2.3-14.7
RACE
White 99 67 71.7 60.4-80.9 19 17.6 10.2-28.6 8 6.5 3.0-13.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 4 3.1 1.1- 8.5
Other 43 15 35.0 19.8-53.9 9 14.6 7.1-27.5 8 22.9 11.1-41.3 3 7.8 2.2-24.3 8 19.8 9.6-36.5
AGE
18-44 123 71 57.4 46.7-67.4 23 15.4 9.5-24.0 15 14.5 8.3-24.0 4 4.1 1.4-11.7 10 8.6 4.4-16.2
45+ 20 11 57.2 30.0-80.6 5 22.3 8.0-48.4 2 7.0 1.6-25.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.5 2.9-45.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 26 48.4 32.8-64.3 9 11.3 5.5-21.8 8 16.6 7.9-31.7 3 6.5 1.8-20.8 9 17.1 8.5-31.6
Some College + 88 56 64.5 51.9-75.4 19 20.3 12.0-32.3 9 11.0 5.1-22.0 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 33 53.3 38.4-67.6 13 14.3 7.8-24.9 7 11.2 4.9-23.4 3 6.2 1.7-19.9 8 15.0 7.2-28.7
$50,000+ 56 35 60.6 44.3-74.8 11 21.6 11.0-38.1 6 12.7 5.1-28.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 3 3.4 1.0-10.9

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^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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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