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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Women's Health

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

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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 6,636 4,692 71.7 70.3-73.0 904 13.1 12.2-14.1 277 3.9 3.4- 4.6 474 6.6 5.9- 7.4 289 4.7 4.0- 5.4
-Mecklenburg County 306 227 74.6 68.8-79.7 34 11.3 7.9-16.0 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0 29 7.9 5.2-11.8 9 3.5 1.7- 7.0
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 306 227 74.6 68.8-79.7 34 11.3 7.9-16.0 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0 29 7.9 5.2-11.8 9 3.5 1.7- 7.0
RACE
White 205 153 76.3 69.6-82.0 22 11.2 7.3-16.8 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 23 9.3 5.9-14.3 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3
Other 100 73 71.8 60.6-80.8 12 11.6 6.0-21.0 3 4.3 1.3-13.5 6 5.7 2.3-13.5 6 6.7 2.9-14.8
AGE
18-44 192 150 77.0 69.7-83.0 21 11.5 7.2-17.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 10 5.1 2.7- 9.6 8 5.0 2.4-10.0
45+ 113 76 69.3 58.8-78.2 13 11.2 6.4-19.0 4 5.1 1.6-15.2 19 13.8 8.1-22.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 51 66.6 53.8-77.3 9 14.1 7.0-26.2 4 4.1 1.3-11.7 11 9.8 5.0-18.5 3 5.4 1.7-16.1
Some College + 228 176 78.0 71.6-83.3 25 10.2 6.8-15.0 3 2.0 0.6- 6.9 18 7.1 4.2-11.7 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 98 70.1 60.7-78.0 12 8.5 4.5-15.5 6 5.1 2.0-12.3 18 10.8 6.4-17.5 6 5.6 2.4-12.5
$50,000+ 108 88 80.5 71.3-87.3 13 12.0 6.9-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.1 2.0-12.2 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear 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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