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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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

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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 9,394 4,424 45.9 44.7-47.2 1,151 11.7 10.9-12.5 411 4.1 3.6- 4.6 698 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,710 31.4 30.2-32.6
-Eastern NC 3,195 1,478 45.2 43.2-47.3 408 11.9 10.6-13.2 150 4.6 3.8- 5.5 251 7.7 6.7- 8.9 908 30.7 28.8-32.6
RACE
White 2,081 983 45.9 43.4-48.4 277 12.6 11.0-14.4 96 4.5 3.6- 5.6 182 8.4 7.1- 9.9 543 28.5 26.3-31.0
African American 840 397 46.9 42.9-50.9 100 10.8 8.6-13.5 43 5.1 3.6- 7.0 49 6.3 4.4- 9.0 251 30.9 27.3-34.8
Other Minorities 13 4 35.0 13.4-65.4 1 9.9 1.4-46.1 1 6.5 0.9-35.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 48.6 22.6-75.4
AGE
18-24 209 22 9.2 5.7-14.4 8 3.6 1.4- 9.5 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 174 85.4 78.9-90.1
25-34 520 48 10.0 7.2-13.6 23 4.7 3.0- 7.3 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 31 5.8 3.9- 8.6 412 78.1 73.5-82.0
35-44 564 214 38.9 34.2-43.8 74 14.0 10.9-17.8 24 4.6 3.0- 6.9 55 9.2 6.8-12.3 197 33.4 29.0-38.0
45-54 575 329 58.1 53.3-62.7 102 16.2 13.1-19.9 36 5.9 4.1- 8.4 52 9.4 7.0-12.6 56 10.4 7.8-13.7
55-64 533 364 70.5 65.6-75.0 68 11.0 8.5-14.2 34 6.0 4.1- 8.7 44 8.5 5.6-12.7 23 3.9 2.4- 6.2
65-74 442 300 67.7 62.5-72.6 72 15.7 12.2-20.1 22 6.3 4.0- 9.9 25 5.2 3.4- 7.8 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9
75+ 337 193 58.6 52.6-64.4 58 15.9 12.0-20.7 24 6.5 4.2- 9.8 43 13.9 10.1-18.9 19 5.1 3.1- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 505 236 43.4 38.2-48.7 73 12.1 9.4-15.4 34 7.4 5.1-10.7 41 7.2 5.1-10.3 121 29.9 25.1-35.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,050 484 45.2 41.6-48.8 146 13.6 11.3-16.3 57 4.7 3.5- 6.2 93 8.5 6.7-10.6 270 28.0 24.8-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 869 387 45.2 41.3-49.2 99 10.2 8.1-12.6 35 4.4 3.0- 6.3 67 7.4 5.5-10.1 281 32.8 29.3-36.6
College Graduate 766 368 46.2 42.2-50.4 90 11.2 8.8-14.0 24 2.9 1.9- 4.5 49 7.1 5.2- 9.7 235 32.6 28.7-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 471 201 39.4 34.4-44.7 56 10.6 7.8-14.1 32 7.6 5.1-11.0 56 12.1 9.0-16.1 126 30.3 25.5-35.6
$15,000- 24,999 652 271 41.8 37.2-46.5 85 11.5 8.9-14.6 37 5.4 3.7- 7.6 57 8.4 6.2-11.3 202 33.0 28.7-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 344 144 39.3 33.4-45.5 49 12.3 9.0-16.5 12 3.8 2.0- 7.1 25 8.3 5.4-12.5 114 36.3 30.4-42.5
$35,000- 49,999 381 175 45.3 39.5-51.1 41 10.1 7.1-14.3 14 3.8 2.1- 6.8 24 5.8 3.6- 9.2 127 35.0 29.7-40.8
$50,000-74,999 311 153 51.2 44.7-57.6 37 11.3 7.8-16.0 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 27 8.3 5.4-12.6 88 27.4 22.0-33.5
$75,000+ 305 153 49.5 43.2-55.8 39 12.2 8.7-16.7 12 4.1 2.2- 7.4 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 85 29.6 24.0-35.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,111 589 52.5 49.0-56.0 160 12.9 10.9-15.3 74 6.6 5.2- 8.5 107 9.3 7.5-11.4 181 18.6 16.0-21.6
No 1,995 852 41.5 39.0-44.1 238 11.3 9.8-13.0 71 3.5 2.7- 4.6 141 7.0 5.8- 8.5 693 36.6 34.2-39.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 41 41.0 30.1-52.9 13 13.9 7.6-24.0 5 5.9 2.3-14.0 6 5.0 2.0-12.0 29 34.2 23.9-46.3
Non-Veteran 3,069 1,429 45.4 43.4-47.6 395 11.9 10.6-13.3 145 4.6 3.8- 5.5 242 7.8 6.7- 9.0 858 30.3 28.4-32.3
Currently Serving 32 8 32.6 15.9-55.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.6 2.9-27.4 21 57.8 36.8-76.3

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram 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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