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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Skin Cancer Prevention

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
-Johnston County 472 91 19.5 15.3-24.5 381 80.5 75.5-84.7
GENDER
Male 159 17 11.8 6.9-19.5 142 88.2 80.5-93.1
Female 313 74 25.6 19.6-32.6 239 74.4 67.4-80.4
RACE
White 370 88 24.9 19.6-31.1 282 75.1 68.9-80.4
Other 99 3 4.7 1.2-16.1 96 95.3 83.9-98.8
AGE
18-44 203 59 24.5 18.3-32.0 144 75.5 68.0-81.7
45+ 268 32 14.8 9.5-22.3 236 85.2 77.7-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 243 27 9.1 6.0-13.7 216 90.9 86.3-94.0
Some College + 229 64 30.1 22.9-38.5 165 69.9 61.5-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 29 13.1 8.0-20.6 203 86.9 79.4-92.0
$50,000+ 146 44 28.6 20.5-38.5 102 71.4 61.5-79.5

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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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