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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,713 6,424 95.4 94.6-96.0 289 4.6 4.0- 5.4
-Buncombe County 158 148 94.2 89.1-97.0 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 158 148 94.2 89.1-97.0 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
RACE
White 143 135 94.8 89.5-97.5 8 5.2 2.5-10.5
Other 14 12 88.7 61.6-97.5 2 11.3 2.5-38.4
AGE
18-44 72 70 96.5 86.6-99.1 2 3.5 0.9-13.4
45+ 86 78 92.0 84.3-96.1 8 8.0 3.9-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 46 88.3 76.2-94.7 7 11.7 5.3-23.8
Some College + 105 102 97.2 91.5-99.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 83 91.4 83.5-95.7 9 8.6 4.3-16.5
$50,000+ 40 40 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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