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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

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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 9,749 5,088 43.9 42.6-45.2 1,274 11.2 10.5-12.0 433 3.8 3.4- 4.3 722 6.5 5.9- 7.1 2,232 34.5 33.1-36.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 239 124 46.9 39.2-54.6 32 10.9 7.5-15.6 20 7.5 4.4-12.4 21 6.4 4.0-10.2 42 28.3 20.8-37.4
Buncombe 228 132 46.0 38.2-54.0 25 10.5 6.8-15.9 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1 17 6.2 3.6-10.3 46 34.1 25.7-43.7
Cabarrus 251 123 38.4 31.5-45.7 42 14.7 10.5-20.2 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4 16 4.4 2.5- 7.6 59 39.1 30.8-48.1
Catawba 259 146 43.9 35.8-52.4 32 8.9 6.0-13.1 17 5.3 3.0- 9.0 17 5.0 2.7- 8.9 47 36.9 27.4-47.6
Cumberland 299 155 44.1 37.4-51.0 46 14.2 9.9-19.9 9 3.8 1.8- 7.7 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 74 34.7 27.8-42.2
Davidson 251 134 46.4 38.6-54.5 35 12.6 7.9-19.6 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8 26 9.0 5.8-13.7 47 29.5 22.4-37.6
Durham 237 125 43.9 36.9-51.2 32 10.3 7.1-14.9 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 67 41.6 34.1-49.5
Forsyth 247 146 50.9 43.7-58.1 23 8.7 5.6-13.3 5 2.0 0.8- 5.3 22 7.9 5.0-12.3 51 30.4 23.6-38.2
Gaston 249 132 44.1 36.5-52.0 38 12.6 8.9-17.5 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1 19 6.0 3.6- 9.9 50 34.8 26.6-44.1
Guilford 265 131 41.1 34.5-48.1 45 13.1 9.5-17.8 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7 16 5.8 3.4- 9.8 65 37.3 30.1-45.2
Iredell 277 148 46.4 39.4-53.5 35 11.0 7.4-16.2 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 24 8.1 5.2-12.3 61 32.0 25.0-39.9
Johnston 268 125 36.5 29.6-44.1 28 9.0 6.0-13.4 15 4.7 2.7- 8.0 19 5.1 3.1- 8.5 81 44.7 36.2-53.5
Mecklenburg 530 255 43.2 38.5-48.1 82 14.1 11.1-17.7 27 5.4 3.6- 8.0 39 7.0 4.9- 9.8 127 30.3 25.7-35.3
New Hanover 266 149 52.5 45.6-59.3 39 13.5 9.6-18.8 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 22 7.0 4.5-10.9 46 23.9 17.9-31.0
Onslow 241 118 39.2 32.3-46.7 31 9.8 6.6-14.4 6 1.6 0.7- 3.6 22 7.8 4.9-12.1 64 41.6 33.7-50.0
Orange 221 118 42.6 35.4-50.2 30 14.0 9.3-20.5 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 13 5.3 2.8- 9.7 49 34.5 26.7-43.2
Pitt 284 152 46.8 40.1-53.6 29 8.3 5.5-12.4 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 21 5.8 3.6- 9.0 72 36.7 29.8-44.3
Randolph 229 113 42.1 33.7-51.1 36 14.6 9.6-21.6 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8 19 6.3 3.8-10.5 48 31.7 24.0-40.6
Robeson 238 111 38.0 30.6-46.0 24 8.0 4.8-13.0 14 4.7 2.5- 8.4 18 6.7 4.0-10.8 71 42.7 33.7-52.2
Rowan 268 145 44.5 37.0-52.3 38 13.9 8.8-21.4 10 2.8 1.4- 5.6 23 6.1 3.8- 9.5 52 32.7 24.6-41.9
Union 251 123 42.7 35.5-50.2 36 12.4 8.5-17.6 12 2.7 1.5- 4.9 22 6.9 4.4-10.7 58 35.3 27.6-44.0
Wake 420 218 42.7 37.2-48.4 51 11.9 8.8-15.9 17 2.7 1.6- 4.4 23 4.8 3.0- 7.6 111 37.9 31.7-44.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 265 161 49.8 41.8-57.8 31 10.9 7.4-15.9 15 5.7 3.2-10.1 12 4.6 2.4- 8.6 46 28.9 20.8-38.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 322 186 51.6 44.9-58.3 33 8.7 6.0-12.5 15 3.9 2.3- 6.6 27 7.2 4.8-10.9 61 28.5 22.2-35.8
Northeast Partnership I*** 274 167 51.7 44.5-58.9 36 11.7 8.2-16.4 5 1.9 0.6- 5.4 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4 53 30.6 23.5-38.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 283 146 38.0 31.4-44.9 28 7.7 5.1-11.6 16 5.1 2.9- 8.9 22 6.6 4.0-10.5 71 42.6 34.9-50.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 305 161 44.5 37.8-51.4 33 8.3 5.7-12.1 19 6.2 3.7-10.2 21 7.1 4.1-11.9 71 33.9 27.0-41.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 270 152 50.6 43.5-57.6 38 10.8 7.7-15.0 15 7.0 3.9-12.1 13 4.5 2.4- 8.0 52 27.2 21.0-34.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 236 102 35.0 27.8-43.0 31 9.7 6.5-14.3 10 4.4 2.1- 9.3 17 5.6 3.4- 9.2 76 45.2 36.1-54.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 283 152 45.9 39.0-52.9 31 9.4 6.3-13.8 15 4.6 2.7- 7.8 24 7.5 4.8-11.5 61 32.7 25.5-40.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 353 178 42.5 36.4-48.8 51 11.7 8.5-15.7 16 4.3 2.3- 7.7 21 5.8 3.5- 9.4 87 35.8 29.0-43.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 245 118 41.9 35.1-49.1 38 12.9 9.1-18.2 11 3.0 1.6- 5.7 20 6.9 4.3-10.9 58 35.2 27.9-43.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 251 121 39.9 32.9-47.3 36 11.7 8.2-16.5 8 3.1 1.2- 7.6 31 11.2 7.5-16.4 55 34.1 26.3-42.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 300 145 37.9 31.8-44.5 32 7.9 5.3-11.6 16 4.0 2.3- 7.1 27 9.6 6.2-14.6 80 40.5 33.3-48.2
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 344 176 45.1 38.1-52.2 47 11.6 8.2-16.1 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 32 9.3 6.3-13.5 73 30.4 23.0-39.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 682 400 50.2 45.5-54.9 78 9.9 7.7-12.6 27 4.0 2.6- 6.2 44 5.9 4.2- 8.2 133 30.0 25.3-35.1
No 9,067 4,688 43.5 42.2-44.9 1,196 11.3 10.5-12.1 406 3.8 3.4- 4.3 678 6.6 6.0- 7.2 2,099 34.8 33.3-36.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 3,332 1,775 45.6 43.4-47.8 409 10.3 9.2-11.6 151 4.6 3.8- 5.6 221 5.7 4.8- 6.7 776 33.8 31.5-36.2
Piedmont 5,395 2,799 43.4 41.7-45.2 726 11.7 10.7-12.8 241 3.6 3.1- 4.2 399 6.2 5.5- 7.0 1,230 35.1 33.3-37.1
Western NC 1,022 514 42.4 38.5-46.4 139 11.0 9.0-13.4 41 3.3 2.3- 4.7 102 9.7 7.6-12.1 226 33.7 29.3-38.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 572 308 45.4 40.0-50.9 72 11.3 8.6-14.7 24 3.4 2.1- 5.5 49 8.3 6.0-11.4 119 31.6 25.7-38.1
Northwest 1,893 999 43.7 40.8-46.6 247 10.5 9.0-12.3 71 2.9 2.1- 3.8 175 8.5 7.0-10.2 401 34.5 31.3-37.8
Charlotte 1,533 758 41.6 38.6-44.7 228 12.7 10.9-14.8 74 4.3 3.2- 5.7 116 6.7 5.3- 8.3 357 34.7 31.4-38.1
Greensboro 1,208 620 43.6 40.0-47.3 174 12.6 10.6-15.0 66 4.3 3.2- 5.8 89 6.1 4.7- 7.9 259 33.4 29.5-37.5
Southern Regional 999 498 42.1 38.2-46.2 129 11.0 8.9-13.6 46 4.1 2.9- 5.8 65 5.2 3.8- 7.0 261 37.5 33.2-42.1
Coastal 531 300 51.9 46.8-57.1 74 11.3 8.8-14.5 23 6.2 3.7-10.2 36 5.5 3.8- 7.9 98 25.0 20.6-30.1
Wake 1,291 645 41.6 38.1-45.2 154 10.9 9.0-13.3 52 2.9 2.1- 4.1 75 4.8 3.6- 6.4 365 39.7 35.8-43.8
Area L 428 240 44.9 39.1-50.8 53 9.0 6.7-12.0 20 4.4 2.6- 7.1 28 6.1 4.0- 9.3 87 35.6 29.3-42.4
Eastern 1,294 720 47.7 44.1-51.3 143 9.7 8.0-11.7 57 4.5 3.3- 6.1 89 6.3 4.8- 8.3 285 31.8 28.2-35.7

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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.

**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.

***Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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