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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you are outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour, how often do you stay in the shade?

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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 14,297 2,482 15.8 15.1-16.5 3,766 25.4 24.5-26.3 5,450 39.9 38.8-40.9 1,534 11.3 10.7-12.0 1,065 7.6 7.1- 8.2
-Johnston County 462 73 14.5 11.1-18.7 111 21.6 17.6-26.4 183 42.7 37.1-48.5 60 14.9 11.1-19.8 35 6.3 4.3- 9.1
GENDER
Male 155 18 11.9 7.3-18.8 33 16.9 11.7-23.7 62 46.8 37.6-56.1 28 16.3 11.0-23.5 14 8.1 4.6-14.1
Female 307 55 16.5 12.0-22.2 78 25.3 19.6-32.0 121 39.5 32.8-46.6 32 13.8 8.8-21.0 21 4.9 3.1- 7.6
RACE
White 361 49 12.2 8.7-16.8 82 21.2 16.6-26.8 151 44.5 38.1-51.0 49 15.6 11.2-21.4 30 6.4 4.4- 9.4
Other 98 23 20.7 13.0-31.1 28 22.0 14.5-31.8 31 38.0 26.5-51.0 11 13.3 6.8-24.4 5 6.0 2.2-15.5
AGE
18-44 200 25 10.7 7.0-16.0 39 17.2 12.3-23.5 86 45.6 37.5-54.0 33 19.4 13.2-27.7 17 7.1 4.1-12.2
45+ 261 48 18.2 13.0-25.0 72 26.0 19.9-33.3 96 39.6 32.0-47.7 27 10.6 6.8-16.2 18 5.5 3.4- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 44 19.2 13.7-26.3 64 25.2 19.0-32.7 83 37.1 29.5-45.3 30 12.8 8.5-18.8 15 5.7 3.0-10.4
Some College + 226 29 9.6 6.3-14.4 47 17.9 13.2-23.9 100 48.4 40.4-56.5 30 17.1 11.2-25.2 20 6.9 4.3-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 39 16.0 11.3-22.1 61 25.7 19.3-33.4 78 34.7 27.0-43.4 29 16.4 10.9-24.0 20 7.2 4.2-12.1
$50,000+ 144 8 5.6 2.4-12.7 29 16.7 11.3-23.9 76 55.9 46.0-65.4 23 17.1 10.4-26.8 8 4.7 2.3- 9.3

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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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