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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Skin Cancer Prevention

When you're outdoors during the summer for at least half an hour,
how often do you protect your skin from the sun,
such as by using sunscreens or sunblock or wearing hats or protective clothing?
Would you say:

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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 15,114 4,707 27.7 26.6-28.8 3,547 23.6 22.6-24.7 3,481 25.4 24.2-26.5 1,078 8.0 7.4- 8.7 2,301 15.3 14.4-16.3
-Johnston County 452 130 28.3 22.7-34.7 106 23.3 18.5-28.9 124 27.9 22.5-34.0 37 11.2 6.7-18.3 55 9.2 6.6-12.9
GENDER
Male 173 47 26.6 18.9-36.0 38 21.5 14.8-30.1 47 27.8 19.8-37.5 19 13.7 7.0-25.1 22 10.4 6.1-17.3
Female 279 83 29.9 22.2-38.8 68 25.0 18.6-32.7 77 28.0 21.2-35.9 18 9.0 3.9-19.3 33 8.2 5.5-12.0
RACE
White 371 101 25.4 19.4-32.5 89 23.8 18.5-29.9 102 29.0 22.8-36.1 35 13.8 8.2-22.5 44 8.0 5.6-11.2
Other 77 29 40.5 27.3-55.3 16 20.6 10.7-35.9 21 24.1 15.1-36.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 10 13.7 6.3-27.4
AGE
18-44 149 41 29.7 20.8-40.5 40 24.1 16.7-33.4 43 26.2 18.7-35.4 13 13.1 5.9-26.6 12 6.9 3.4-13.3
45+ 299 88 27.1 21.3-33.7 65 22.1 16.8-28.4 81 30.2 23.2-38.3 23 8.8 5.3-14.4 42 11.8 8.4-16.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 58 32.8 24.0-43.0 34 15.1 9.8-22.5 54 26.9 19.2-36.2 17 14.6 6.5-29.9 27 10.6 6.2-17.5
Some College + 261 72 25.1 18.1-33.6 71 29.2 22.3-37.2 70 28.9 21.8-37.2 20 8.6 5.1-14.3 28 8.2 5.4-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 65 34.0 25.7-43.4 45 17.8 12.3-25.1 55 25.4 18.3-34.1 16 10.1 4.1-22.8 37 12.8 8.1-19.5
$50,000+ 184 48 24.3 16.3-34.7 52 27.9 20.6-36.6 55 33.3 24.8-43.0 17 9.0 5.1-15.2 12 5.5 3.0- 9.7

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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