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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,713 6,424 95.4 94.6-96.0 289 4.6 4.0- 5.4
-Wake County 297 282 93.7 89.1-96.4 15 6.3 3.6-10.9
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 297 282 93.7 89.1-96.4 15 6.3 3.6-10.9
RACE
White 218 209 95.3 89.8-97.9 9 4.7 2.1-10.2
Other 77 71 90.0 79.1-95.6 6 10.0 4.4-20.9
AGE
18-44 175 166 93.9 88.1-96.9 9 6.1 3.1-11.9
45+ 117 111 93.0 83.0-97.3 6 7.0 2.7-17.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 55 82.8 68.1-91.5 9 17.2 8.5-31.9
Some College + 233 227 97.1 93.2-98.8 6 2.9 1.2- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 105 92.2 81.4-96.9 6 7.8 3.1-18.6
$50,000+ 112 111 99.5 96.3-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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