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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 . - .
-Buncombe County 224 163 72.9 66.0-78.8 24 10.8 7.1-16.2 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 30 13.4 9.2-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 224 163 72.9 66.0-78.8 24 10.8 7.1-16.2 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 30 13.4 9.2-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 200 147 73.5 66.2-79.7 21 10.7 6.8-16.5 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2 25 12.5 8.3-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other 23 16 70.5 47.5-86.3 2 9.1 1.9-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 20.4 8.1-42.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 83 62 73.5 61.9-82.6 11 14.0 7.6-24.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 9 11.2 5.6-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 141 101 72.5 63.7-79.8 13 8.8 4.9-15.2 6 4.0 1.6- 9.3 21 14.8 9.5-22.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 49 59.4 47.3-70.5 10 13.2 6.9-24.0 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 20 26.0 16.9-37.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 143 114 80.2 72.3-86.4 14 9.6 5.4-16.2 5 3.7 1.5- 9.1 10 6.5 3.4-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 85 63.7 53.9-72.4 16 13.2 7.8-21.3 5 3.4 1.2- 8.9 23 19.8 13.2-28.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 54 50 94.2 84.6-97.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.9 1.2-12.2 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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