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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITES

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 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
AGE
18-24 314 22 6.7 3.9-11.2 9 2.9 1.2- 6.7 7 2.0 0.8- 5.0 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 274 87.6 82.2-91.5
25-34 966 62 6.8 5.0- 9.1 23 2.7 1.7- 4.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2 42 5.2 3.6- 7.4 827 84.2 81.1-86.9
35-44 1,232 449 38.2 34.9-41.7 168 13.4 11.2-15.8 54 3.9 2.9- 5.4 99 8.0 6.3-10.2 462 36.4 33.2-39.8
45-54 1,313 796 60.7 57.4-63.9 215 16.4 14.2-19.0 76 5.5 4.2- 7.2 122 9.3 7.5-11.5 104 8.0 6.4-10.0
55-64 1,221 845 71.8 68.7-74.7 162 11.9 10.0-14.1 48 3.8 2.8- 5.2 105 7.7 6.1- 9.7 61 4.8 3.4- 6.7
65-74 1,030 704 69.5 65.9-72.8 160 15.9 13.3-18.9 42 4.4 3.1- 6.4 70 5.8 4.4- 7.7 54 4.4 3.2- 6.0
75+ 872 482 56.8 52.8-60.8 141 15.6 13.0-18.6 63 6.9 5.1- 9.3 117 14.1 11.5-17.2 69 6.6 4.9- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 892 404 43.3 39.3-47.4 136 14.2 11.7-17.1 55 6.6 4.8- 9.0 108 11.2 9.0-14.0 189 24.7 21.1-28.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,056 996 47.1 44.5-49.8 257 11.6 10.1-13.4 102 4.2 3.3- 5.3 198 9.4 7.9-11.1 503 27.6 25.2-30.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,862 909 48.9 46.1-51.7 231 11.9 10.2-13.8 74 4.0 3.1- 5.3 144 7.7 6.3- 9.4 504 27.5 25.1-30.2
College Graduate 2,164 1,071 48.9 46.3-51.5 256 11.6 10.1-13.3 72 2.9 2.2- 3.9 106 4.7 3.6- 5.9 659 31.9 29.5-34.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 730 309 38.2 33.9-42.7 108 15.4 12.4-19.1 38 5.1 3.5- 7.4 104 15.9 12.5-20.0 171 25.4 21.6-29.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,091 510 44.7 41.2-48.4 133 11.5 9.4-14.0 61 5.6 4.2- 7.5 115 10.3 8.2-12.7 272 27.9 24.6-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 774 327 37.7 33.6-41.9 93 11.3 8.8-14.4 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 56 8.3 6.1-11.2 272 39.4 35.1-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 909 413 44.5 40.6-48.4 111 11.1 9.0-13.6 39 4.5 3.1- 6.5 62 7.2 5.3- 9.7 284 32.8 29.2-36.5
$50,000-74,999 878 437 50.0 46.1-54.0 102 12.2 9.8-15.1 19 1.9 1.1- 3.3 58 6.3 4.6- 8.5 262 29.6 26.0-33.3
$75,000+ 1,008 539 53.4 49.7-57.0 126 11.5 9.4-13.9 36 3.2 2.2- 4.6 50 4.2 3.1- 5.8 257 27.7 24.5-31.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,282 1,187 51.7 49.1-54.3 346 14.8 13.1-16.7 133 5.2 4.2- 6.4 249 10.2 8.8-11.9 367 18.1 16.1-20.3
No 4,569 2,133 46.0 44.2-47.8 526 10.8 9.8-11.9 164 3.3 2.8- 4.0 298 6.4 5.6- 7.4 1,448 33.5 31.8-35.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 42 41.5 30.3-53.6 15 14.2 7.9-24.2 5 5.5 2.2-13.3 8 6.3 2.9-13.1 27 32.5 22.2-44.9
Non-Veteran 6,865 3,333 47.8 46.4-49.3 867 12.0 11.1-13.0 298 4.0 3.5- 4.6 547 7.6 6.9- 8.4 1,820 28.5 27.2-29.9
Currently Serving 20 6 29.2 11.4-56.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.0 2.9-38.1 12 58.7 33.1-80.4

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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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