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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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 . - .
-Mecklenburg County 388 281 70.3 64.8-75.2 35 9.4 6.6-13.4 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1 57 16.8 12.8-21.7 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 388 281 70.3 64.8-75.2 35 9.4 6.6-13.4 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1 57 16.8 12.8-21.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 260 191 74.1 67.9-79.4 24 8.5 5.6-12.7 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5 35 13.7 9.7-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other 126 88 63.6 53.3-72.8 11 11.2 6.0-19.9 5 3.1 1.2- 8.0 22 22.1 14.5-32.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 204 147 68.4 60.8-75.2 20 10.6 6.7-16.3 8 3.1 1.5- 6.5 29 17.8 12.4-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 183 133 72.5 64.3-79.4 15 8.0 4.5-14.0 7 4.1 1.7- 9.4 28 15.5 10.3-22.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 72 62.0 50.8-72.0 8 9.2 4.4-18.3 5 4.9 1.9-12.2 23 23.9 15.6-34.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 280 209 74.0 67.8-79.3 27 9.6 6.3-14.1 10 2.9 1.5- 5.7 34 13.6 9.5-18.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 175 120 65.6 56.9-73.4 15 10.1 5.8-17.3 12 6.3 3.4-11.5 28 18.0 12.1-25.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 129 102 76.5 67.6-83.5 12 9.4 5.3-16.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 13 12.2 7.1-20.0 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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