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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Women's Health

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%)
North Carolina 9,394 4,424 45.9 44.7-47.2 1,151 11.7 10.9-12.5 411 4.1 3.6- 4.6 698 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,710 31.4 30.2-32.6
-Wake County 362 174 46.0 40.4-51.8 42 11.0 7.9-15.2 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 14 4.8 2.7- 8.4 120 35.3 29.9-41.2
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 362 174 46.0 40.4-51.8 42 11.0 7.9-15.2 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 14 4.8 2.7- 8.4 120 35.3 29.9-41.2
RACE
White 269 133 48.4 41.9-55.0 31 11.0 7.6-15.7 11 3.3 1.7- 6.2 11 6.0 3.2-10.9 83 31.3 25.5-37.9
Other 89 37 37.1 26.7-48.7 11 11.7 5.7-22.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0 37 47.2 35.6-59.1
AGE
18-44 179 42 22.3 16.3-29.8 13 7.9 4.2-14.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3 8 5.7 2.7-11.8 112 62.5 54.2-70.2
45+ 178 127 71.5 63.5-78.4 29 15.1 10.3-21.7 8 4.3 2.0- 9.3 6 4.0 1.7- 9.0 8 5.0 2.0-11.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 48 49.0 37.4-60.7 7 7.3 3.3-15.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 4 5.4 1.9-14.4 26 37.6 26.5-50.3
Some College + 275 126 45.2 38.7-51.8 34 12.1 8.3-17.3 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 10 4.6 2.3- 9.0 94 34.6 28.6-41.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 60 41.1 32.2-50.5 17 11.7 7.1-18.8 4 2.0 0.7- 5.3 6 6.3 2.7-14.2 48 38.9 29.8-48.8
$50,000+ 132 63 50.2 40.9-59.4 16 10.7 6.3-17.5 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 5 3.4 1.3- 8.4 45 33.9 25.7-43.2

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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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