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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Women's Health

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%)
North Carolina 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 . - .
-Rowan County 284 190 65.9 59.4-71.8 33 10.7 7.3-15.4 16 6.3 3.7-10.4 45 17.2 12.6-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 284 190 65.9 59.4-71.8 33 10.7 7.3-15.4 16 6.3 3.7-10.4 45 17.2 12.6-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 236 157 67.4 60.5-73.6 29 10.8 7.2-15.8 14 7.1 4.1-12.1 36 14.7 10.5-20.3 0 0.0 . - .
Other 46 32 61.7 43.8-76.8 4 11.2 3.9-27.9 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 8 24.4 11.8-43.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 100 77 74.9 64.4-83.0 8 8.5 4.1-16.8 7 8.7 4.1-17.7 8 7.9 3.8-15.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 183 113 61.4 53.0-69.1 25 12.2 7.8-18.5 9 4.9 2.4- 9.7 36 21.5 15.3-29.4 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 95 59.2 50.4-67.4 23 11.8 7.5-18.2 8 5.7 2.7-11.6 33 23.3 16.5-31.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 125 95 74.2 64.5-81.9 10 9.4 4.8-17.3 8 7.0 3.3-14.0 12 9.5 5.0-17.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 107 63.1 54.5-71.0 13 7.9 4.3-14.0 10 7.3 3.8-13.6 33 21.7 15.4-29.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 57 45 82.4 69.8-90.5 10 13.8 7.1-25.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 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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