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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Women age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,243 4,339 60.2 58.8-61.6 2,904 39.8 38.4-41.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 175 94 52.9 44.2-61.3 81 47.1 38.7-55.8
Buncombe 176 121 69.0 61.1-76.0 55 31.0 24.0-38.9
Cabarrus 191 114 58.8 50.9-66.4 77 41.2 33.6-49.1
Catawba 197 110 57.8 50.0-65.3 87 42.2 34.7-50.0
Cumberland 215 144 68.4 61.1-74.9 71 31.6 25.1-38.9
Davidson 191 115 59.5 51.3-67.2 76 40.5 32.8-48.7
Durham 160 108 69.6 61.5-76.7 52 30.4 23.3-38.5
Forsyth 192 131 68.3 60.6-75.1 61 31.7 24.9-39.4
Gaston 190 104 57.2 49.2-64.8 86 42.8 35.2-50.8
Guilford 190 111 56.2 48.2-63.9 79 43.8 36.1-51.8
Iredell 212 132 63.9 56.3-70.9 80 36.1 29.1-43.7
Johnston 174 101 59.3 50.8-67.2 73 40.7 32.8-49.2
Mecklenburg 375 240 63.5 57.8-68.8 135 36.5 31.2-42.2
New Hanover 213 141 69.1 61.7-75.6 72 30.9 24.4-38.3
Onslow 168 101 63.2 54.7-70.9 67 36.8 29.1-45.3
Orange 173 120 66.0 57.5-73.6 53 34.0 26.4-42.5
Pitt 194 124 66.2 58.6-73.0 70 33.8 27.0-41.4
Randolph 174 98 59.3 50.8-67.3 76 40.7 32.7-49.2
Robeson 164 83 51.1 42.7-59.5 81 48.9 40.5-57.3
Rowan 195 108 55.8 47.8-63.5 87 44.2 36.5-52.2
Union 180 104 59.8 51.6-67.5 76 40.2 32.5-48.4
Wake 290 196 67.0 60.6-72.9 94 33.0 27.1-39.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 209 140 65.4 57.7-72.4 69 34.6 27.6-42.3
Northeast Partnership II*** 254 149 58.2 51.2-64.8 105 41.8 35.2-48.8
Northeast Partnership I*** 215 134 59.7 52.0-66.9 81 40.3 33.1-48.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 208 117 54.0 46.1-61.7 91 46.0 38.3-53.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 230 142 59.0 51.3-66.3 88 41.0 33.7-48.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 203 126 63.2 55.6-70.2 77 36.8 29.8-44.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 170 85 48.3 40.0-56.8 85 51.7 43.2-60.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 216 132 62.6 55.3-69.4 84 37.4 30.6-44.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 267 141 54.0 47.2-60.7 126 46.0 39.3-52.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 187 105 54.7 46.7-62.5 82 45.3 37.5-53.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 190 112 58.5 50.0-66.4 78 41.5 33.6-50.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 219 116 52.2 44.5-59.8 103 47.8 40.2-55.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 286 140 50.8 43.8-57.7 146 49.2 42.3-56.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 538 328 59.3 54.4-64.0 210 40.7 36.0-45.6
No 6,705 4,011 60.2 58.8-61.7 2,694 39.8 38.3-41.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,443 1,496 61.9 59.5-64.2 947 38.1 35.8-40.5
Piedmont 4,001 2,398 60.9 59.1-62.8 1,603 39.1 37.2-40.9
Western NC 799 445 54.0 49.7-58.2 354 46.0 41.8-50.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 462 261 55.9 50.4-61.3 201 44.1 38.7-49.6
Northwest 1,433 845 58.6 55.4-61.8 588 41.4 38.2-44.6
Charlotte 1,128 660 59.6 56.1-63.1 468 40.4 36.9-43.9
Greensboro 910 538 58.1 54.2-62.0 372 41.9 38.0-45.8
Southern Regional 706 414 60.3 55.8-64.6 292 39.7 35.4-44.2
Coastal 413 266 66.7 61.4-71.6 147 33.3 28.4-38.6
Wake 897 556 63.8 59.8-67.7 341 36.2 32.3-40.2
Area L 324 191 56.7 50.4-62.8 133 43.3 37.2-49.6
Eastern 970 608 62.4 58.6-66.1 362 37.6 33.9-41.4

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^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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