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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Women's Health

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,337 6,517 69.9 68.8-71.1 1,133 12.1 11.3-12.9 373 3.8 3.3- 4.3 1,314 14.2 13.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
-Alamance County 278 205 72.4 65.8-78.1 28 10.8 7.2-15.9 11 3.0 1.6- 5.6 34 13.9 9.6-19.7 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 278 205 72.4 65.8-78.1 28 10.8 7.2-15.9 11 3.0 1.6- 5.6 34 13.9 9.6-19.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 215 158 72.0 64.5-78.4 24 11.4 7.3-17.3 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1 23 13.0 8.3-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other 61 45 72.3 57.4-83.5 4 9.3 3.3-23.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 11 17.2 8.7-31.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 91 73 78.8 67.9-86.7 5 4.7 1.8-11.6 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1 11 14.3 7.8-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 186 131 68.2 59.8-75.6 23 14.6 9.3-22.1 9 3.5 1.7- 6.9 23 13.7 8.5-21.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 103 64.3 54.6-72.9 15 12.1 6.9-20.3 4 2.3 0.8- 6.7 26 21.3 14.2-30.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 129 102 81.8 73.5-87.9 13 9.3 5.1-16.4 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 7 5.1 2.1-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 127 67.5 58.8-75.1 20 12.4 7.6-19.7 5 2.7 1.0- 6.7 26 17.4 11.5-25.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 44 40 92.2 79.2-97.4 3 7.3 2.3-20.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^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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