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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,071 4,109 50.0 48.6-51.3 990 11.7 10.9-12.6 335 3.9 3.5- 4.5 536 6.1 5.5- 6.7 2,101 28.2 27.0-29.5
No 1,310 311 23.1 20.3-26.1 160 11.4 9.5-13.6 75 4.9 3.8- 6.5 162 11.8 9.8-14.2 602 48.8 45.4-52.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 217 82 34.8 27.4-43.1 28 14.2 8.9-22.0 8 5.1 2.1-11.8 26 9.8 6.1-15.3 73 36.1 28.0-45.2
Recommended Range 3,502 1,595 43.1 41.1-45.1 397 11.5 10.2-12.9 144 3.6 3.0- 4.4 245 6.5 5.5- 7.5 1,121 35.4 33.4-37.4
Overweight 2,726 1,371 49.7 47.4-52.1 340 11.7 10.4-13.3 116 4.1 3.3- 5.1 225 7.5 6.4- 8.8 674 26.9 24.9-29.1
Obese 2,282 1,074 46.7 44.2-49.2 306 12.4 10.9-14.1 107 4.4 3.6- 5.5 166 7.4 6.2- 8.8 629 29.1 26.8-31.5
Current Smoker
No 7,461 3,713 48.2 46.8-49.7 905 11.4 10.5-12.3 301 3.7 3.2- 4.3 495 6.2 5.6- 6.9 2,047 30.5 29.1-31.8
Yes 1,903 694 36.4 33.8-39.2 244 13.1 11.2-15.2 109 5.7 4.6- 7.1 199 9.6 8.1-11.3 657 35.2 32.6-37.9
Binge Drinker
No 8,986 4,295 46.5 45.2-47.8 1,109 11.8 11.0-12.6 393 4.1 3.6- 4.6 668 7.0 6.3- 7.6 2,521 30.6 29.4-31.9
Yes 324 87 29.0 23.2-35.5 32 8.3 5.6-12.1 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2 23 6.6 4.1-10.4 168 52.2 45.5-58.8
Heavy Drinker
No 9,093 4,297 46.1 44.8-47.4 1,113 11.7 10.9-12.5 397 4.1 3.6- 4.6 675 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,611 31.3 30.1-32.5
Yes 243 103 40.6 33.5-48.2 29 11.1 7.3-16.6 11 5.6 2.8-10.7 21 8.9 5.3-14.7 79 33.7 26.8-41.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,046 1,048 51.1 48.4-53.8 319 14.4 12.6-16.3 134 6.7 5.5- 8.2 219 10.2 8.7-11.9 326 17.6 15.6-19.8
No 7,315 3,357 44.6 43.2-46.0 827 11.0 10.1-11.9 277 3.5 3.0- 4.0 478 6.1 5.5- 6.9 2,376 34.9 33.5-36.2
Current Asthma
Yes 904 444 50.1 46.0-54.2 120 12.0 9.7-14.7 43 4.1 2.8- 5.9 90 9.8 7.6-12.6 207 24.0 20.7-27.8
No 8,437 3,957 45.5 44.1-46.8 1,019 11.6 10.8-12.4 367 4.1 3.6- 4.6 600 6.6 6.0- 7.3 2,494 32.3 31.0-33.6
Diabetes
Yes 956 573 60.9 57.0-64.7 133 12.7 10.5-15.5 55 5.6 4.1- 7.7 81 9.2 7.0-11.8 114 11.6 9.4-14.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 38 27.9 20.0-37.6 18 10.4 6.3-16.8 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0 10 6.1 3.1-11.7 68 53.6 43.9-63.1
No 8,178 3,754 44.6 43.2-45.9 981 11.6 10.7-12.4 346 3.9 3.4- 4.4 590 6.6 6.0- 7.3 2,507 33.4 32.1-34.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 120 58 49.1 38.6-59.7 19 14.6 8.8-23.2 7 9.1 3.9-19.6 16 12.5 7.3-20.5 20 14.8 9.1-23.2

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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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