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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,328 2,247 96.7 95.7-97.5 81 3.3 2.5- 4.3
GENDER
Female 2,328 2,247 96.7 95.7-97.5 81 3.3 2.5- 4.3
RACE
White 1,511 1,467 97.2 96.0-98.1 44 2.8 1.9- 4.0
African American 605 578 95.5 93.1-97.1 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9
Other Minorities 9 8 95.0 70.2-99.4 1 5.0 0.6-29.8
AGE
18-24 207 189 90.1 83.4-94.3 18 9.9 5.7-16.6
25-34 505 488 96.7 94.5-98.1 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5
35-44 481 471 98.4 96.9-99.1 10 1.6 0.9- 3.1
45-54 391 385 98.9 97.3-99.6 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7
55-64 303 297 98.5 96.1-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9
65-74 221 214 95.9 90.6-98.3 7 4.1 1.7- 9.4
75+ 205 188 93.0 88.3-95.8 17 7.0 4.2-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 289 93.4 89.5-95.9 23 6.6 4.1-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 754 727 96.3 94.0-97.7 27 3.7 2.3- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 648 631 97.7 96.2-98.6 17 2.3 1.4- 3.8
College Graduate 610 597 98.0 96.2-98.9 13 2.0 1.1- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 292 94.9 91.3-97.1 17 5.1 2.9- 8.7
$15,000- 24,999 457 436 95.1 91.6-97.2 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 270 264 97.6 94.3-99.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 285 283 98.9 94.3-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.7
$50,000-74,999 234 233 99.8 98.3- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$75,000+ 248 245 98.8 96.1-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 629 96.1 94.0-97.4 29 3.9 2.6- 6.0
No 1,598 1,549 96.9 95.6-97.8 49 3.1 2.2- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 74 97.5 89.7-99.4 2 2.5 0.6-10.3
Non-Veteran 2,221 2,144 96.7 95.7-97.5 77 3.3 2.5- 4.3
Currently Serving 31 29 93.4 74.8-98.6 2 6.6 1.4-25.2

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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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