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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITES

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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 6,936 4,871 70.5 69.2-71.8 862 12.3 11.4-13.3 276 3.8 3.3- 4.3 927 13.4 12.4-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Female 6,936 4,871 70.5 69.2-71.8 862 12.3 11.4-13.3 276 3.8 3.3- 4.3 927 13.4 12.4-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 313 211 60.9 53.8-67.5 30 9.3 6.2-13.8 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4 66 27.6 21.4-34.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 964 717 75.5 72.2-78.5 121 11.9 9.8-14.4 29 2.9 1.9- 4.4 97 9.7 7.7-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 1,232 897 72.3 69.1-75.2 161 13.8 11.6-16.3 50 3.8 2.8- 5.2 124 10.1 8.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 1,315 931 69.7 66.5-72.7 175 13.2 11.1-15.6 67 5.2 3.9- 7.0 142 11.9 9.8-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 1,218 878 73.1 69.9-76.0 136 10.7 8.8-12.9 48 3.7 2.7- 5.1 156 12.5 10.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 1,014 725 72.2 68.7-75.4 118 11.6 9.4-14.3 29 2.2 1.5- 3.3 142 13.9 11.5-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 846 483 58.1 53.9-62.1 119 14.4 11.8-17.6 46 5.2 3.6- 7.6 198 22.3 19.1-25.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 877 493 55.3 51.1-59.4 116 14.1 11.4-17.2 52 6.5 4.7- 8.9 216 24.2 20.7-28.0 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,037 1,345 65.8 63.2-68.4 249 11.6 10.1-13.3 88 3.9 3.0- 5.0 355 18.6 16.5-20.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some Post-H.S. 1,859 1,318 70.5 67.8-73.0 256 14.1 12.2-16.1 72 3.8 2.9- 5.0 213 11.7 9.9-13.7 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 2,155 1,712 80.2 78.1-82.1 240 10.9 9.4-12.5 64 2.7 2.0- 3.6 139 6.3 5.1- 7.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 722 395 51.6 47.0-56.2 104 14.2 11.4-17.6 39 6.1 4.3- 8.6 184 28.1 24.0-32.5 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 1,083 681 61.3 57.6-64.8 130 13.5 11.1-16.3 67 6.2 4.7- 8.1 205 19.0 16.3-22.1 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 774 538 67.4 63.1-71.5 100 12.2 9.6-15.3 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1 115 17.3 14.0-21.2 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 902 655 72.7 69.0-76.0 120 13.1 10.7-15.9 40 4.6 3.2- 6.6 87 9.7 7.5-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 877 707 81.0 77.7-83.9 92 11.0 8.7-13.7 23 2.2 1.3- 3.7 55 5.8 4.3- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 1,006 814 80.1 76.9-82.9 121 11.3 9.3-13.8 22 2.2 1.4- 3.5 49 6.4 4.6- 8.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,264 1,478 64.6 62.0-67.1 292 12.9 11.3-14.7 114 4.9 3.9- 6.1 380 17.6 15.6-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 4,546 3,318 73.6 72.1-75.1 558 12.1 11.0-13.2 154 3.2 2.6- 3.9 516 11.1 10.0-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 77 72.2 60.2-81.8 10 13.1 6.6-24.2 6 6.2 2.7-13.7 6 8.5 3.5-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 6,817 4,777 70.5 69.1-71.8 852 12.3 11.4-13.3 270 3.7 3.2- 4.3 918 13.4 12.4-14.5 0 0.0 . - .
Currently Serving 20 17 88.5 65.4-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.5 3.1-34.6 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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