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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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 . - .
-Forsyth County 282 202 72.4 66.2-77.9 33 10.7 7.4-15.2 9 3.2 1.5- 6.4 38 13.7 9.7-19.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 282 202 72.4 66.2-77.9 33 10.7 7.4-15.2 9 3.2 1.5- 6.4 38 13.7 9.7-19.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 196 139 72.5 65.1-78.8 22 10.0 6.4-15.2 5 1.9 0.7- 4.6 30 15.7 10.6-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
Other 84 61 71.4 59.2-81.1 11 12.6 6.5-22.9 4 6.1 2.2-16.0 8 9.9 4.5-20.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 111 78 68.8 58.3-77.6 14 11.3 6.4-19.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 16 16.5 9.8-26.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 170 123 75.1 67.5-81.5 19 10.2 6.4-16.1 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8 22 11.6 7.3-18.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 75 67.2 56.8-76.1 13 11.4 6.2-19.9 5 4.5 1.7-11.1 19 17.0 10.5-26.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 170 127 76.1 68.4-82.5 20 10.2 6.5-15.8 4 2.3 0.7- 6.7 19 11.4 6.9-18.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 104 67.2 58.3-74.9 18 10.8 6.5-17.5 7 4.8 2.1-10.4 26 17.2 11.3-25.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 74 60 82.3 71.5-89.6 8 10.3 5.0-19.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 5 5.9 2.3-14.2 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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