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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 . - .
-Eastern NC 3,176 2,187 68.6 66.7-70.5 380 11.8 10.6-13.2 132 4.0 3.3- 4.9 477 15.5 14.0-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Female 3,176 2,187 68.6 66.7-70.5 380 11.8 10.6-13.2 132 4.0 3.3- 4.9 477 15.5 14.0-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 2,069 1,433 68.6 66.2-70.9 256 12.6 11.0-14.3 87 4.1 3.2- 5.2 293 14.7 13.0-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
African American 836 574 69.0 65.2-72.6 91 10.2 8.1-12.8 39 4.4 3.1- 6.2 132 16.4 13.5-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 13 7 64.2 36.2-85.0 1 3.7 0.5-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 32.1 12.7-60.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 208 141 66.1 57.9-73.4 16 6.3 3.5-11.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9 45 25.2 18.5-33.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 518 369 71.7 67.0-76.0 60 10.8 8.2-14.1 11 2.3 1.1- 4.6 78 15.2 12.0-19.2 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 564 400 68.8 64.1-73.2 67 13.9 10.7-17.8 26 4.6 3.0- 7.0 71 12.7 9.7-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 577 383 66.9 62.3-71.1 87 14.4 11.5-17.9 30 4.8 3.2- 7.1 77 14.0 11.0-17.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 533 381 72.2 67.2-76.6 54 8.9 6.6-12.0 28 5.2 3.4- 7.7 70 13.7 10.2-18.2 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 435 308 70.8 65.6-75.5 50 11.4 8.3-15.5 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 66 14.7 11.4-18.8 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 328 195 57.5 51.3-63.5 44 14.9 10.9-20.0 20 5.3 3.3- 8.4 69 22.3 17.4-28.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 497 286 57.5 52.1-62.6 65 12.9 9.9-16.7 24 5.4 3.5- 8.3 122 24.2 20.0-29.1 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,043 678 64.5 61.0-67.9 133 12.9 10.7-15.5 56 4.9 3.7- 6.6 176 17.6 14.9-20.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some Post-H.S. 868 620 71.5 67.8-74.9 101 10.8 8.6-13.3 32 3.7 2.5- 5.5 115 14.0 11.4-17.2 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 764 600 78.2 74.4-81.5 81 10.8 8.5-13.7 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 63 8.9 6.6-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 465 271 55.2 49.8-60.6 57 12.6 9.4-16.7 27 7.4 4.9-11.1 110 24.8 20.3-29.8 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 649 409 63.5 58.9-67.8 89 13.3 10.5-16.5 33 4.8 3.3- 6.9 118 18.4 15.0-22.4 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 345 245 70.4 64.6-75.7 37 9.6 6.7-13.7 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 52 16.7 12.6-21.9 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 380 289 77.9 72.8-82.2 38 9.4 6.6-13.2 17 3.9 2.3- 6.8 36 8.8 6.2-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 309 240 77.4 71.4-82.4 36 12.9 9.0-18.1 11 3.6 1.7- 7.1 22 6.2 3.8- 9.9 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 305 237 75.6 69.6-80.8 41 14.0 10.1-19.0 10 3.6 1.9- 6.9 17 6.8 4.0-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,100 727 65.1 61.7-68.4 134 11.6 9.6-14.0 61 5.9 4.5- 7.8 178 17.3 14.8-20.2 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,991 1,409 70.8 68.4-73.1 237 12.0 10.4-13.7 65 3.0 2.3- 4.0 280 14.2 12.4-16.2 0 0.0 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 72 74.0 62.4-83.0 12 13.8 7.4-24.4 5 4.4 1.7-10.8 6 7.7 3.2-17.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 3,049 2,087 68.3 66.3-70.2 368 11.9 10.6-13.3 127 4.0 3.3- 4.9 467 15.8 14.3-17.5 0 0.0 . - .
Currently Serving 32 28 90.3 74.2-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.7 3.2-25.8 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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