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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cancer Prevalence

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Breast*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,326 96 4.1 3.1- 5.4 2,230 95.9 94.6-96.9
RACE
White 1,820 80 4.4 3.2- 5.9 1,740 95.6 94.1-96.8
African American 410 12 3.4 1.5- 7.4 398 96.6 92.6-98.5
Other Minorities 70 3 2.7 0.6-12.4 67 97.3 87.6-99.4
HISPANIC
Yes 34 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 33 95.6 74.2-99.4
No 2,290 95 4.1 3.1- 5.4 2,195 95.9 94.6-96.9
AGE
40-44 406 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 401 99.5 98.8-99.8
45-54 687 8 1.9 0.8- 4.3 679 98.1 95.7-99.2
55-64 477 21 6.9 4.1-11.5 456 93.1 88.5-95.9
65+ 756 62 6.5 4.5- 9.1 694 93.5 90.9-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 18 3.8 2.0- 7.1 367 96.2 92.9-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 758 29 4.8 2.9- 7.7 729 95.2 92.3-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 606 26 3.0 1.8- 4.9 580 97.0 95.1-98.2
College Graduate 571 23 4.6 2.7- 7.9 548 95.4 92.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 18 6.6 3.3-12.5 247 93.4 87.5-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 396 16 4.3 2.1- 8.5 380 95.7 91.5-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 305 12 4.8 2.3- 9.9 293 95.2 90.1-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 306 8 1.9 0.9- 4.3 298 98.1 95.7-99.1
$50,000+ 540 14 3.0 1.5- 5.9 526 97.0 94.1-98.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 168 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7 164 98.4 95.3-99.4
Cumberland 134 6 5.9 2.2-15.0 128 94.1 85.0-97.8
Durham 136 8 6.2 2.9-12.7 128 93.8 87.3-97.1
Forsyth 192 11 5.5 2.9-10.2 181 94.5 89.8-97.1
Gaston 175 8 4.5 2.1- 9.2 167 95.5 90.8-97.9
Guilford 163 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2 157 97.3 93.8-98.8
Mecklenburg 151 9 4.7 2.3- 9.5 142 95.3 90.5-97.7
New Hanover 137 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 135 98.5 93.9-99.6
Onslow 135 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 133 98.9 95.4-99.7
Wake 136 5 3.2 1.2- 8.2 131 96.8 91.8-98.8
Western NC 272 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1 262 96.9 93.9-98.4
Piedmont NC 274 15 5.5 3.2- 9.3 259 94.5 90.7-96.8
Eastern NC 253 10 3.2 1.6- 6.3 243 96.8 93.7-98.4

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* Data for this table includes respondents who reported being age 40 or older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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

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