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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health

Have you had a hysterectomy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,508 2,847 27.9 26.8-29.0 6,661 72.1 71.0-73.2
RACE
White 7,083 2,197 29.4 28.1-30.7 4,886 70.6 69.3-71.9
African American 1,801 534 27.5 25.1-30.0 1,267 72.5 70.0-74.9
Asian 48 5 4.1 1.5-10.4 43 95.9 89.6-98.5
Native American 201 71 30.2 22.9-38.6 130 69.8 61.4-77.1
Other Minorities 324 23 7.5 4.6-12.1 301 92.5 87.9-95.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 364 47 10.7 7.6-14.9 317 89.3 85.1-92.4
-English Speaking 176 40 20.5 14.6-28.0 136 79.5 72.0-85.4
-Spanish Speaking 188 7 4.0 1.6-10.0 181 96.0 90.0-98.4
Non-Hispanic 9,136 2,798 28.7 27.6-29.9 6,338 71.3 70.1-72.4
AGE
18-24 503 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 500 99.4 98.1-99.8
25-34 1,494 49 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,445 96.8 95.6-97.7
35-44 1,750 258 15.7 13.6-18.0 1,492 84.3 82.0-86.4
45-54 1,796 618 34.4 31.7-37.2 1,178 65.6 62.8-68.3
55-64 1,583 736 45.9 42.8-48.9 847 54.1 51.1-57.2
65-74 1,303 695 53.1 49.7-56.4 608 46.9 43.6-50.3
75+ 1,079 488 45.3 41.7-49.0 591 54.7 51.0-58.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,527 606 35.1 32.2-38.0 921 64.9 62.0-67.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,844 977 31.7 29.7-33.9 1,867 68.3 66.1-70.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,481 732 28.8 26.6-31.1 1,749 71.2 68.9-73.4
College Graduate 2,647 530 19.5 17.7-21.4 2,117 80.5 78.6-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,234 450 33.5 30.3-36.7 784 66.5 63.3-69.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,710 556 30.3 27.7-33.0 1,154 69.7 67.0-72.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,079 289 26.4 23.3-29.9 790 73.6 70.1-76.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,163 316 26.6 23.6-29.8 847 73.4 70.2-76.4
$50,000-74,999 1,032 265 26.5 23.3-30.0 767 73.5 70.0-76.7
$75,000+ 1,133 236 20.6 18.0-23.6 897 79.4 76.4-82.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,172 1,349 40.6 38.5-42.8 1,823 59.4 57.2-61.5
No 6,124 1,445 22.1 20.9-23.4 4,679 77.9 76.6-79.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 197 71 40.6 32.2-49.6 126 59.4 50.4-67.8
Non-Veteran 9,275 2,774 27.6 26.6-28.8 6,501 72.4 71.2-73.4
Currently Serving 36 2 10.0 2.3-34.2 34 90.0 65.8-97.7

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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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