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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 your last breast exam?*

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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 9,337 6,517 69.9 68.8-71.1 1,133 12.1 11.3-12.9 373 3.8 3.3- 4.3 1,314 14.2 13.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,021 5,864 73.6 72.4-74.8 928 11.5 10.7-12.4 264 3.1 2.7- 3.6 965 11.7 10.8-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,305 646 49.2 45.8-52.7 203 15.2 13.0-17.8 109 7.3 5.9- 9.1 347 28.2 25.1-31.5 0 0.0 . - .
Body Mass Index
Underweight 217 142 63.0 53.8-71.3 31 17.6 11.2-26.5 8 4.6 1.8-11.1 36 14.9 9.7-22.0 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 3,482 2,468 70.9 69.0-72.7 424 12.4 11.1-13.8 131 3.5 2.8- 4.2 459 13.3 11.9-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
Overweight 2,704 1,901 71.0 68.8-73.1 315 11.7 10.2-13.3 110 3.9 3.1- 4.8 378 13.5 11.9-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
Obese 2,274 1,561 68.3 65.9-70.6 277 11.5 10.0-13.1 96 4.2 3.3- 5.2 340 16.1 14.2-18.1 0 0.0 . - .
Current Smoker
No 7,409 5,343 72.2 70.9-73.5 847 11.3 10.4-12.2 265 3.3 2.8- 3.8 954 13.3 12.3-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 1,898 1,151 60.6 57.8-63.3 284 15.5 13.5-17.8 106 5.8 4.6- 7.2 357 18.1 16.1-20.3 0 0.0 . - .
Binge Drinker
No 8,932 6,235 70.0 68.8-71.1 1,091 12.1 11.3-13.0 350 3.7 3.2- 4.2 1,256 14.2 13.3-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 324 227 70.6 64.2-76.2 37 10.9 7.5-15.7 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 42 13.2 9.3-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
Heavy Drinker
No 9,040 6,315 70.0 68.8-71.2 1,098 12.1 11.3-12.9 358 3.7 3.3- 4.2 1,269 14.2 13.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 241 168 69.3 61.7-76.0 29 11.7 7.7-17.5 12 6.4 3.2-12.1 32 12.6 8.3-18.7 0 0.0 . - .
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,022 1,234 60.4 57.7-63.0 284 14.0 12.2-16.0 110 5.6 4.5- 7.0 394 20.0 17.9-22.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 7,283 5,261 72.3 71.0-73.6 844 11.6 10.7-12.5 262 3.3 2.9- 3.8 916 12.8 11.8-13.8 0 0.0 . - .
Current Asthma
Yes 894 614 70.6 66.8-74.1 111 11.3 9.1-14.0 34 3.2 2.2- 4.7 135 14.9 12.2-18.1 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,390 5,870 69.9 68.7-71.2 1,010 12.1 11.2-13.0 337 3.8 3.4- 4.3 1,173 14.2 13.3-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
Diabetes
Yes 946 628 66.8 63.0-70.4 103 10.2 8.1-12.7 46 4.9 3.5- 6.8 169 18.1 15.3-21.4 0 0.0 . - .
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 92 63.9 53.8-72.9 18 14.7 9.1-22.9 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 22 18.8 11.7-28.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,133 5,715 70.3 69.1-71.6 998 12.3 11.4-13.2 317 3.7 3.2- 4.2 1,103 13.7 12.8-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 119 82 73.2 63.2-81.3 14 9.1 4.9-16.3 5 3.3 1.2- 8.7 18 14.4 8.4-23.5 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam 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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