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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,713 6,424 95.4 94.6-96.0 289 4.6 4.0- 5.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,656 5,450 96.2 95.4-96.8 206 3.8 3.2- 4.6
No 1,048 967 91.7 89.2-93.8 81 8.3 6.2-10.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 167 153 92.3 86.4-95.8 14 7.7 4.2-13.6
Recommended Range 2,666 2,547 94.7 93.4-95.8 119 5.3 4.2- 6.6
Overweight 1,874 1,802 96.6 95.5-97.5 72 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Obese 1,520 1,465 95.8 94.1-97.1 55 4.2 2.9- 5.9
Current Smoker
No 5,311 5,076 95.0 94.1-95.8 235 5.0 4.2- 5.9
Yes 1,383 1,330 96.8 95.4-97.7 53 3.2 2.3- 4.6
Binge Drinker
No 6,352 6,077 95.3 94.5-96.0 275 4.7 4.0- 5.5
Yes 291 281 96.8 93.3-98.5 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7
Heavy Drinker
No 6,470 6,191 95.4 94.6-96.0 279 4.6 4.0- 5.4
Yes 193 186 95.5 89.6-98.1 7 4.5 1.9-10.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,148 1,084 93.7 91.4-95.4 64 6.3 4.6- 8.6
No 5,546 5,321 95.7 94.9-96.3 225 4.3 3.7- 5.1
Current Asthma
Yes 592 565 95.1 92.0-97.0 27 4.9 3.0- 8.0
No 6,091 5,829 95.4 94.6-96.0 262 4.6 4.0- 5.4
Diabetes
Yes 525 503 96.2 93.8-97.7 22 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 116 112 95.7 88.0-98.5 4 4.3 1.5-12.0
No 6,000 5,742 95.3 94.5-96.0 258 4.7 4.0- 5.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 70 65 96.0 89.9-98.4 5 4.0 1.6-10.1

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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