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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 3,233 918 26.1 24.4-27.9 2,315 73.9 72.1-75.6
RACE
White 2,117 604 26.4 24.3-28.7 1,513 73.6 71.3-75.7
African American 850 252 28.2 24.8-31.9 598 71.8 68.1-75.2
Other Minorities 11 4 33.8 12.2-65.4 7 66.2 34.6-87.8
AGE
18-24 209 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 208 99.5 96.6-99.9
25-34 520 14 2.7 1.4- 4.9 506 97.3 95.1-98.6
35-44 574 93 16.8 13.4-20.8 481 83.2 79.2-86.6
45-54 586 199 32.8 28.4-37.4 387 67.2 62.6-71.6
55-64 552 251 43.4 38.5-48.5 301 56.6 51.5-61.5
65-74 443 220 47.8 42.5-53.1 223 52.2 46.9-57.5
75+ 349 140 41.8 36.0-47.8 209 58.2 52.2-64.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 203 33.6 29.1-38.4 315 66.4 61.6-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,061 316 28.1 25.0-31.4 745 71.9 68.6-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 879 234 25.3 22.1-28.8 645 74.7 71.2-77.9
College Graduate 773 164 19.5 16.6-22.9 609 80.5 77.1-83.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 168 34.1 29.3-39.2 310 65.9 60.8-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 652 198 27.1 23.3-31.1 454 72.9 68.9-76.7
$25,000- 34,999 355 84 20.7 16.4-25.8 271 79.3 74.2-83.6
$35,000- 49,999 390 106 27.3 22.3-33.0 284 72.7 67.0-77.7
$50,000-74,999 313 81 27.2 21.7-33.4 232 72.8 66.6-78.3
$75,000+ 310 63 20.6 16.0-26.2 247 79.4 73.8-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,136 477 40.3 37.0-43.7 659 59.7 56.3-63.0
No 2,012 422 19.1 17.2-21.2 1,590 80.9 78.8-82.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 32 34.5 24.6-45.8 76 65.5 54.2-75.4
Non-Veteran 3,093 885 26.0 24.3-27.8 2,208 74.0 72.2-75.7
Currently Serving 32 1 7.8 1.1-38.5 31 92.2 61.5-98.9

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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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