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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Skin Cancer Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan using a tanning lamp
or tanning machine, whether it was at a tanning salon, at your home, or elsewhere?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,632 1,127 7.3 6.8- 7.8 13,505 92.7 92.2-93.2
-Johnston County 473 43 7.2 5.0-10.3 430 92.8 89.7-95.0
GENDER
Male 159 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 157 99.0 96.0-99.7
Female 314 41 12.1 8.4-17.2 273 87.9 82.8-91.6
RACE
White 371 43 9.8 6.9-13.9 328 90.2 86.1-93.1
Other 99 0 0.0 . - . 99 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 203 29 10.9 7.0-16.6 174 89.1 83.4-93.0
45+ 269 14 3.8 2.1- 6.6 255 96.2 93.4-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 243 11 3.3 1.6- 6.7 232 96.7 93.3-98.4
Some College + 230 32 11.2 7.4-16.7 198 88.8 83.3-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 15 6.0 3.0-11.5 217 94.0 88.5-97.0
$50,000+ 146 19 8.7 5.4-13.8 127 91.3 86.2-94.6

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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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