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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,775 1,253 71.3 68.6-73.9 194 11.1 9.3-13.1 75 3.8 2.9- 4.9 253 13.8 12.0-16.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 115 84 70.2 58.5-79.8 7 7.3 2.9-17.0 5 4.0 1.4-10.7 19 18.4 10.9-29.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 327 237 72.7 66.4-78.1 39 10.3 7.1-14.8 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 46 15.5 11.1-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 350 253 74.1 68.0-79.3 32 9.9 6.3-15.3 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 45 11.8 8.5-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 343 235 69.3 63.0-75.0 49 15.5 10.9-21.4 20 5.6 3.4- 9.0 39 9.6 6.7-13.5 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 260 188 72.3 64.9-78.6 22 8.0 5.0-12.7 10 2.8 1.4- 5.4 40 16.9 11.5-24.2 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 222 155 67.7 59.0-75.3 26 13.9 8.6-21.6 8 4.4 1.9- 9.9 33 14.0 9.0-21.2 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 148 91 66.9 57.8-74.9 19 10.6 6.4-17.0 7 4.3 2.0- 9.0 31 18.2 12.2-26.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 368 224 60.9 54.7-66.7 50 13.7 10.0-18.5 17 4.4 2.6- 7.5 77 21.0 16.4-26.6 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 411 70.4 65.5-74.8 59 11.1 8.1-15.0 29 4.5 2.9- 6.7 88 14.1 11.0-17.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some Post-H.S. 464 339 71.4 65.7-76.5 51 12.1 8.5-17.0 17 3.3 2.0- 5.6 57 13.1 9.5-17.8 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 354 277 80.9 75.7-85.2 34 7.6 5.0-11.4 12 2.8 1.5- 5.4 31 8.7 5.8-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 242 65.3 59.3-70.9 42 11.9 8.4-16.6 18 4.6 2.8- 7.6 75 18.2 14.0-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 441 290 67.3 61.9-72.4 67 13.4 10.1-17.6 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 59 14.5 10.9-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 232 176 73.8 65.8-80.5 20 12.1 6.9-20.2 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 26 9.9 6.4-14.9 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 180 143 76.8 67.8-83.9 16 10.3 5.7-17.8 3 1.2 0.3- 4.1 18 11.7 6.6-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 93 79 82.3 69.0-90.6 7 10.9 4.2-25.5 5 4.6 1.8-11.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 80 64 82.1 71.1-89.6 8 8.6 3.8-18.5 2 3.6 0.9-13.4 6 5.6 2.4-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 626 393 65.5 60.9-69.8 83 11.4 8.9-14.4 34 5.3 3.7- 7.8 116 17.8 14.4-21.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,089 815 74.1 70.5-77.3 105 11.1 8.7-14.0 38 3.0 2.1- 4.2 131 11.9 9.7-14.5 0 0.0 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 38 71.6 49.8-86.6 6 17.9 5.7-44.2 2 1.9 0.4- 7.5 4 8.6 2.8-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,715 1,207 71.3 68.5-73.9 187 10.9 9.1-12.9 73 3.9 3.0- 5.0 248 14.0 12.1-16.2 0 0.0 . - .
Currently Serving 10 8 83.0 49.8-96.0 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.6 1.3-46.3 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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