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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Women's Health

Have you had a hysterectomy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,508 2,847 27.9 26.8-29.0 6,661 72.1 71.0-73.2
-Buncombe County 226 68 30.6 24.2-37.9 158 69.4 62.1-75.8
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 226 68 30.6 24.2-37.9 158 69.4 62.1-75.8
RACE
White 202 59 29.6 22.9-37.2 143 70.4 62.8-77.1
Other 23 9 39.8 21.0-62.1 14 60.2 37.9-79.0
AGE
18-44 83 11 12.5 6.8-21.8 72 87.5 78.2-93.2
45+ 143 57 42.2 33.2-51.7 86 57.8 48.3-66.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 29 33.5 23.4-45.4 53 66.5 54.6-76.6
Some College + 144 39 29.0 21.1-38.4 105 71.0 61.6-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 38 28.8 20.5-38.7 92 71.2 61.3-79.5
$50,000+ 55 15 25.3 15.2-39.0 40 74.7 61.0-84.8

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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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