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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health

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

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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 9,394 4,424 45.9 44.7-47.2 1,151 11.7 10.9-12.5 411 4.1 3.6- 4.6 698 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,710 31.4 30.2-32.6
RACE
White 6,982 3,381 47.7 46.3-49.2 882 12.0 11.1-12.9 303 4.0 3.5- 4.6 557 7.6 6.9- 8.4 1,859 28.7 27.3-30.0
African American 1,781 853 46.9 44.0-49.8 211 12.1 10.2-14.2 81 4.4 3.4- 5.7 101 5.2 4.1- 6.6 535 31.4 28.7-34.2
Asian 49 12 23.7 10.7-44.4 2 4.2 0.9-16.9 2 6.1 1.1-27.2 2 4.3 1.0-17.0 31 61.7 42.3-78.1
Native American 200 81 38.5 30.1-47.6 30 14.3 9.1-21.7 11 5.2 2.5-10.2 22 11.8 7.1-19.0 56 30.3 22.1-40.0
Other Minorities 321 69 18.7 14.0-24.4 20 5.7 3.4- 9.3 10 2.6 1.2- 5.4 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4 209 70.6 64.4-76.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 366 92 25.0 19.9-31.0 29 6.1 3.9- 9.4 11 2.9 1.4- 5.8 20 4.4 2.5- 7.7 214 61.6 55.3-67.6
-English Speaking 178 62 36.8 28.5-45.8 22 11.2 6.7-18.3 3 2.0 0.4- 9.0 15 8.3 4.3-15.6 76 41.7 33.2-50.7
-Spanish Speaking 188 30 16.8 10.9-24.9 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5 8 3.5 1.6- 7.7 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3 138 75.6 67.3-82.3
Non-Hispanic 9,016 4,326 47.0 45.7-48.3 1,121 12.0 11.2-12.8 399 4.2 3.7- 4.7 678 7.1 6.4- 7.7 2,492 29.8 28.6-31.0
AGE
18-24 503 45 7.9 5.5-11.2 18 3.3 1.8- 6.0 10 1.8 0.8- 3.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 427 86.4 82.3-89.6
25-34 1,493 129 9.1 7.4-11.1 47 3.3 2.4- 4.5 19 1.3 0.8- 2.3 62 4.5 3.3- 6.0 1,236 81.8 79.2-84.1
35-44 1,723 640 38.2 35.4-41.1 223 12.8 11.0-14.9 75 4.0 3.1- 5.1 138 7.7 6.3- 9.4 647 37.2 34.4-40.1
45-54 1,748 1,043 60.0 57.1-62.8 289 16.6 14.6-18.9 110 5.9 4.7- 7.3 156 8.9 7.4-10.7 150 8.6 7.1-10.3
55-64 1,540 1,073 71.9 69.1-74.6 201 11.9 10.2-13.9 65 4.1 3.1- 5.5 126 7.5 6.0- 9.3 75 4.6 3.4- 6.1
65-74 1,291 883 69.1 65.9-72.2 199 15.7 13.4-18.4 53 4.8 3.4- 6.8 81 5.1 3.9- 6.6 75 5.2 4.0- 6.9
75+ 1,040 576 57.0 53.3-60.7 169 16.0 13.5-18.9 78 7.1 5.5- 9.2 132 13.0 10.7-15.8 85 6.8 5.3- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,486 664 42.1 39.0-45.3 200 11.8 10.1-13.8 90 6.1 4.7- 7.7 139 7.9 6.5- 9.6 393 32.1 29.0-35.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,812 1,338 46.0 43.8-48.4 335 11.2 9.9-12.7 135 4.4 3.6- 5.3 241 8.0 6.8- 9.3 763 30.4 28.2-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,449 1,147 46.3 43.8-48.8 309 12.5 10.9-14.2 97 4.0 3.1- 5.0 187 7.6 6.4- 9.1 709 29.6 27.4-32.0
College Graduate 2,634 1,271 47.4 45.0-49.7 304 11.2 9.8-12.7 89 3.0 2.3- 3.8 130 4.7 3.8- 5.9 840 33.7 31.5-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,211 505 37.9 34.6-41.3 167 13.3 11.1-15.8 63 5.2 3.9- 6.9 146 12.4 10.1-15.0 330 31.3 27.9-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,701 747 42.4 39.5-45.4 198 10.9 9.2-12.8 96 5.6 4.4- 7.1 151 8.2 6.8- 9.9 509 33.0 30.1-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,053 437 37.8 34.4-41.5 130 12.5 10.1-15.4 38 3.5 2.4- 5.0 70 7.1 5.4- 9.2 378 39.0 35.4-42.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,146 526 44.8 41.3-48.3 138 11.8 9.7-14.2 45 4.2 2.9- 6.0 78 6.9 5.3- 9.1 359 32.3 29.1-35.6
$50,000-74,999 1,007 500 49.2 45.4-52.9 121 12.5 10.2-15.2 24 2.2 1.4- 3.5 66 6.4 4.8- 8.4 296 29.7 26.3-33.3
$75,000+ 1,121 592 52.7 49.2-56.2 135 10.8 8.9-13.0 40 3.2 2.3- 4.6 56 4.2 3.1- 5.7 298 29.1 25.9-32.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,096 1,610 52.1 49.9-54.3 463 14.4 12.9-15.9 182 5.2 4.4- 6.2 312 9.2 8.1-10.5 529 19.1 17.3-21.0
No 6,075 2,717 43.2 41.7-44.8 668 10.5 9.6-11.5 219 3.5 3.0- 4.1 373 5.9 5.2- 6.7 2,098 36.8 35.3-38.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 74 42.9 33.9-52.5 19 9.4 5.6-15.3 8 4.4 2.1- 9.1 15 7.1 4.1-12.2 48 36.2 27.0-46.5
Non-Veteran 9,195 4,341 46.0 44.7-47.3 1,131 11.7 11.0-12.6 403 4.1 3.6- 4.6 680 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,640 31.2 30.0-32.4
Currently Serving 35 9 31.2 15.5-53.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.9 2.7-25.6 22 58.2 38.1-75.9

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram 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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