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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

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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 9,394 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 279 146 50.8 44.2-57.3 31 12.0 8.2-17.2 8 3.2 1.5- 6.6 25 7.7 4.8-12.2 69 26.3 20.9-32.5
Buncombe 222 117 53.6 46.3-60.7 24 10.0 6.5-15.1 11 4.3 2.3- 8.0 15 7.3 4.3-12.1 55 24.8 19.1-31.5
Cabarrus 264 124 45.1 38.5-51.8 32 12.9 8.8-18.6 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7 23 7.2 4.7-11.0 76 32.0 25.9-38.7
Catawba 221 107 44.2 37.2-51.4 28 13.4 9.0-19.5 13 6.7 3.8-11.7 18 7.8 4.6-12.8 55 27.9 21.6-35.2
Cumberland 286 130 42.7 36.5-49.1 29 9.5 6.4-14.0 13 4.8 2.6- 8.5 18 6.0 3.6- 9.8 96 37.0 31.0-43.5
Davidson 233 109 43.7 36.6-51.1 35 14.4 10.1-20.1 9 4.2 1.9- 8.8 23 8.9 5.7-13.6 57 28.9 22.3-36.5
Durham 260 120 45.2 38.6-52.0 24 8.7 5.7-13.1 6 1.8 0.8- 4.0 9 2.4 1.2- 4.9 101 41.9 35.3-48.8
Forsyth 281 132 45.1 38.9-51.5 34 12.0 8.4-16.8 12 5.3 2.8- 9.6 19 6.3 3.8-10.4 84 31.3 25.6-37.6
Gaston 238 112 45.9 38.9-53.1 36 13.3 9.2-18.7 7 2.8 1.2- 6.6 19 10.0 6.3-15.7 64 28.0 21.9-35.0
Guilford 248 135 50.9 44.0-57.9 36 15.4 10.8-21.4 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 10 4.2 1.9- 8.9 55 25.4 19.5-32.3
Iredell 256 124 46.0 39.4-52.8 29 9.0 6.1-13.1 6 2.5 1.0- 5.7 17 6.1 3.6-10.1 80 36.4 29.9-43.3
Johnston 318 144 42.6 35.8-49.7 41 12.2 8.4-17.3 12 3.0 1.6- 5.5 24 7.9 4.6-13.4 97 34.3 28.1-41.1
Mecklenburg 393 177 42.7 37.4-48.3 46 9.9 7.2-13.4 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 25 5.2 3.4- 8.0 133 38.8 33.5-44.4
New Hanover 223 115 49.3 41.9-56.7 33 13.7 9.6-19.1 10 3.5 1.8- 6.9 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 50 26.8 20.4-34.4
Onslow 242 91 32.5 26.6-39.1 29 13.7 9.3-19.8 13 5.6 3.2- 9.5 18 7.3 4.5-11.6 91 40.9 34.3-47.9
Orange 258 120 44.1 37.4-51.0 27 9.0 6.1-13.2 10 5.2 2.3-11.4 13 5.5 2.9-10.2 88 36.1 29.6-43.2
Pitt 225 89 37.9 31.2-45.1 35 14.8 10.5-20.5 6 2.9 1.2- 6.5 16 7.5 4.4-12.3 79 37.0 30.2-44.2
Randolph 207 92 43.0 35.5-50.7 21 9.8 6.2-15.1 13 6.5 3.2-13.0 20 9.0 5.1-15.4 61 31.7 24.8-39.5
Robeson 253 109 40.5 33.6-47.7 36 14.2 9.8-20.2 18 7.8 4.7-12.7 17 6.1 3.6-10.0 73 31.5 24.8-39.0
Rowan 284 128 44.6 38.4-51.1 36 11.4 7.9-16.1 17 5.2 3.1- 8.6 32 11.5 7.8-16.7 71 27.3 21.8-33.5
Union 299 112 37.2 31.0-43.9 34 10.6 6.8-16.0 15 4.2 2.4- 7.4 34 10.3 7.2-14.5 104 37.7 31.2-44.6
Wake 362 174 46.0 40.4-51.8 42 11.0 7.9-15.2 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 14 4.8 2.7- 8.4 120 35.3 29.9-41.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 220 116 51.7 44.4-58.9 30 13.1 8.9-18.7 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 14 5.9 3.4-10.1 54 26.6 20.5-33.7
Northeast Partnership II 321 167 50.6 44.4-56.7 41 12.5 8.9-17.3 13 3.8 2.1- 6.7 31 9.5 6.6-13.5 69 23.6 18.8-29.3
Northeast Partnership I 261 136 48.0 41.2-54.9 29 11.3 7.3-17.2 13 6.9 3.9-11.9 25 9.6 6.3-14.4 58 24.2 18.7-30.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 233 111 46.3 39.0-53.8 25 10.1 6.7-15.0 15 6.2 3.5-10.8 20 7.8 4.7-12.6 62 29.6 23.2-36.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 299 141 45.9 39.5-52.4 33 8.9 6.0-13.2 11 3.3 1.8- 6.0 27 9.7 6.2-14.8 87 32.2 26.3-38.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 256 121 46.1 39.5-52.9 38 13.6 9.7-18.7 18 7.1 4.3-11.3 16 5.0 3.0- 8.4 63 28.2 22.4-34.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 267 142 49.7 43.1-56.3 25 9.9 6.4-14.9 8 3.2 1.5- 6.8 16 5.2 3.1- 8.6 76 31.9 25.9-38.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 274 130 45.6 39.0-52.4 30 10.2 6.9-14.7 16 5.1 2.9- 9.1 24 9.0 5.8-13.6 74 30.1 24.1-36.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 333 147 44.0 38.1-50.0 43 12.7 9.2-17.4 17 4.2 2.5- 6.9 22 6.8 4.3-10.7 104 32.2 26.8-38.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 226 113 48.6 41.6-55.8 27 12.4 8.3-18.1 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 15 6.0 3.6-10.1 63 30.3 24.0-37.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 223 97 42.8 35.9-49.9 25 11.9 7.8-17.6 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5 18 9.8 5.9-15.7 70 31.4 25.1-38.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 248 113 46.7 39.7-53.8 33 11.4 8.0-16.0 14 4.8 2.7- 8.5 17 7.0 4.2-11.5 71 30.1 23.9-37.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 381 183 48.2 42.1-54.4 54 13.4 9.9-18.0 15 4.1 2.3- 7.4 29 8.1 5.3-12.1 100 26.1 21.0-32.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 651 329 47.7 43.3-52.0 86 13.3 10.5-16.7 28 4.8 3.2- 7.2 61 9.2 7.1-11.9 147 25.0 21.3-29.0
No 8,743 4,095 45.8 44.5-47.1 1,065 11.6 10.8-12.4 383 4.1 3.6- 4.6 637 6.8 6.2- 7.5 2,563 31.8 30.6-33.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,195 1,478 45.2 43.2-47.3 408 11.9 10.6-13.2 150 4.6 3.8- 5.5 251 7.7 6.7- 8.9 908 30.7 28.8-32.6
Piedmont 5,190 2,458 45.5 43.8-47.2 616 11.5 10.4-12.6 217 3.9 3.3- 4.6 373 6.3 5.6- 7.2 1,526 32.9 31.2-34.5
Western NC 1,009 488 49.0 45.2-52.7 127 12.1 9.9-14.7 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 74 7.6 5.8- 9.8 276 27.4 24.2-30.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 593 298 50.6 45.6-55.5 77 12.5 9.6-16.1 25 4.0 2.5- 6.4 43 7.6 5.4-10.6 150 25.3 21.1-29.9
Northwest 1,765 837 46.7 43.9-49.5 223 12.1 10.5-14.1 78 4.2 3.2- 5.4 141 7.2 5.9- 8.7 486 29.8 27.3-32.5
Charlotte 1,399 628 43.3 40.1-46.6 174 11.2 9.4-13.3 57 3.7 2.6- 5.1 113 7.0 5.6- 8.7 427 34.8 31.7-38.1
Greensboro 1,224 597 47.2 43.7-50.7 139 12.5 10.2-15.2 56 4.8 3.5- 6.6 85 6.4 4.8- 8.4 347 29.1 26.0-32.5
Southern Regional 997 447 44.1 40.5-47.7 119 10.6 8.6-12.9 55 5.0 3.7- 6.8 77 8.2 6.3-10.8 299 32.1 28.7-35.6
Coastal 465 226 46.7 41.7-51.8 71 13.7 10.7-17.3 26 5.6 3.7- 8.4 32 6.4 4.4- 9.2 110 27.5 23.1-32.5
Wake 1,296 621 45.9 42.4-49.3 146 10.7 8.7-13.1 47 3.1 2.2- 4.4 70 4.9 3.6- 6.8 412 35.4 32.1-38.9
Area L 389 190 46.6 41.0-52.4 42 11.1 7.9-15.3 19 5.1 3.1- 8.4 40 10.0 7.2-13.9 98 27.1 22.4-32.5
Eastern 1,191 553 45.3 41.9-48.7 156 12.5 10.4-14.9 44 3.7 2.6- 5.1 92 7.4 5.8- 9.3 346 31.2 28.1-34.5

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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