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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Women's Health

How long has it been since you had your last Pap smear?*

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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 6,636 4,692 71.7 70.3-73.0 904 13.1 12.2-14.1 277 3.9 3.4- 4.6 474 6.6 5.9- 7.4 289 4.7 4.0- 5.4
-Buncombe County 157 111 70.3 61.9-77.5 19 13.3 8.3-20.5 6 4.4 1.9- 9.8 11 6.3 3.2-11.8 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 157 111 70.3 61.9-77.5 19 13.3 8.3-20.5 6 4.4 1.9- 9.8 11 6.3 3.2-11.8 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
RACE
White 143 102 71.0 62.2-78.4 16 12.0 7.1-19.5 6 4.8 2.1-10.8 11 7.0 3.6-13.1 8 5.2 2.5-10.5
Other 13 8 61.8 32.4-84.5 3 26.2 8.3-58.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.0 2.7-40.3
AGE
18-44 72 57 76.3 63.5-85.6 10 14.5 7.5-26.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 2 4.2 1.1-15.3 2 3.5 0.9-13.4
45+ 85 54 64.4 52.7-74.6 9 12.0 6.1-22.3 5 7.2 2.9-17.0 9 8.3 4.0-16.3 8 8.1 3.9-15.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 28 53.9 39.0-68.1 7 16.2 7.6-31.2 3 4.6 1.4-14.0 7 13.4 5.9-27.6 7 11.9 5.4-24.1
Some College + 105 83 78.6 68.7-86.0 12 11.8 6.4-20.7 3 4.2 1.4-12.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2 3 2.8 0.9- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 58 62.2 50.7-72.4 12 14.5 8.0-24.9 5 6.8 2.8-15.8 7 7.8 3.4-16.7 9 8.7 4.4-16.6
$50,000+ 40 36 90.9 76.2-96.9 2 5.2 1.1-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.9 0.9-15.3 0 0.0 . - .

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear 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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