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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Periodic Breast Screening

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years 3-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,232 2,254 29.8 28.5-31.1 3,132 40.3 38.9-41.7 460 6.4 5.7- 7.1 434 6.1 5.4- 6.8 952 17.4 16.2-18.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 186 55 30.9 23.7-39.2 84 43.1 35.1-51.4 12 6.1 3.3-11.0 7 4.0 1.8- 8.4 28 15.9 10.7-22.8
Buncombe 177 54 32.1 24.9-40.3 78 40.0 32.5-48.1 15 8.5 5.1-14.0 12 7.4 3.9-13.6 18 11.9 7.3-19.0
Cabarrus 190 52 25.1 18.9-32.5 82 38.9 31.7-46.7 18 11.0 6.7-17.6 6 4.1 1.6- 9.9 32 20.9 14.9-28.5
Catawba 202 67 33.2 26.1-41.0 88 40.1 32.9-47.8 10 4.8 2.4- 9.5 13 5.4 3.0- 9.4 24 16.6 10.9-24.5
Cumberland 220 56 22.0 16.5-28.7 100 41.8 34.5-49.5 13 5.6 3.2- 9.8 13 5.7 3.1-10.2 38 24.9 17.6-33.9
Davidson 194 64 27.9 20.9-36.3 89 42.0 33.1-51.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8 27 23.1 14.3-35.2
Durham 167 57 33.1 25.8-41.3 78 46.6 38.3-55.1 12 6.7 3.7-11.9 4 1.8 0.7- 4.6 16 11.8 7.0-19.2
Forsyth 184 67 34.9 27.6-42.9 76 37.9 30.5-45.9 11 6.4 3.4-11.4 11 7.1 3.7-13.3 19 13.8 8.4-21.7
Gaston 189 54 25.7 19.6-33.0 85 43.0 35.2-51.2 10 4.8 2.5- 9.0 13 6.6 3.3-12.8 27 19.9 13.4-28.5
Guilford 198 77 35.3 28.4-42.9 77 35.5 28.6-43.1 11 6.0 2.9-12.2 10 5.7 3.0-10.5 23 17.4 11.7-25.2
Iredell 204 62 28.0 21.7-35.5 86 37.1 30.2-44.6 13 5.2 2.9- 9.3 13 6.1 3.2-11.4 30 23.4 16.5-32.2
Johnston 185 57 32.7 25.0-41.4 77 35.5 28.3-43.4 9 4.7 2.2- 9.8 13 6.0 3.2-10.8 29 21.1 14.7-29.3
Mecklenburg 390 121 29.5 24.6-35.0 167 38.3 33.1-43.8 21 5.9 3.7- 9.3 18 4.8 2.9- 7.6 63 21.5 16.9-27.0
New Hanover 213 65 31.3 24.8-38.6 95 43.0 35.9-50.5 17 7.5 4.5-12.1 17 8.0 4.6-13.6 19 10.2 6.3-16.0
Onslow 168 52 31.6 24.1-40.1 74 38.2 30.4-46.7 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 30 24.9 17.6-34.0
Orange 168 56 30.3 23.4-38.3 74 42.3 34.2-50.8 13 7.9 4.3-14.0 11 6.9 3.6-12.7 14 12.6 6.8-22.2
Pitt 199 55 30.1 23.4-37.9 93 42.7 35.3-50.4 12 6.7 3.6-12.3 10 4.6 2.4- 8.5 29 15.9 10.9-22.6
Randolph 174 44 22.0 15.7-29.9 77 37.2 28.5-46.7 15 7.1 4.0-12.2 14 7.2 3.9-12.9 24 26.6 15.9-40.8
Robeson 160 46 25.1 18.6-33.1 75 42.5 34.1-51.4 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 11 5.3 2.8-10.1 22 23.8 15.8-34.2
Rowan 211 68 29.2 22.6-36.9 78 31.3 24.7-38.8 13 5.6 3.2- 9.7 17 7.7 4.6-12.6 35 26.2 18.0-36.4
Union 184 54 30.1 22.9-38.5 85 42.6 34.8-50.8 5 2.5 1.0- 5.9 13 6.9 4.0-11.9 27 17.8 12.1-25.4
Wake 300 87 29.3 23.9-35.3 139 43.8 37.7-50.1 22 6.8 4.4-10.3 18 6.6 4.1-10.6 34 13.4 9.6-18.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 216 60 29.4 22.6-37.4 102 40.6 33.5-48.2 13 7.0 3.8-12.5 10 5.5 2.7-10.8 31 17.5 12.1-24.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 250 92 32.7 26.5-39.5 94 38.8 31.6-46.5 19 7.5 4.7-11.8 13 6.1 3.1-11.7 32 14.9 10.4-20.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 213 78 37.0 30.1-44.5 93 41.7 34.6-49.2 16 7.8 4.6-13.0 9 4.0 2.0- 7.8 17 9.4 5.5-15.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 202 66 34.0 26.7-42.2 85 38.3 31.1-46.1 13 5.8 3.1-10.4 11 5.5 2.8-10.6 27 16.4 10.8-24.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 220 69 26.3 20.4-33.1 94 42.1 34.5-50.0 19 8.5 5.3-13.5 16 7.5 4.4-12.4 22 15.6 9.6-24.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 210 64 30.0 23.2-37.7 96 41.4 33.9-49.3 9 3.4 1.6- 6.9 17 7.4 4.5-12.1 24 17.9 11.6-26.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 154 49 28.6 21.5-37.0 65 39.2 30.8-48.2 6 5.0 2.0-11.9 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 23 21.0 13.6-30.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 216 75 33.3 26.7-40.6 86 36.6 29.8-44.0 12 5.6 3.1- 9.8 19 9.8 5.7-16.3 24 14.7 9.8-21.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 250 89 34.4 28.0-41.3 100 39.4 32.7-46.4 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3 20 7.6 4.7-12.0 29 15.2 10.3-21.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 180 57 30.1 23.4-37.8 79 46.5 38.5-54.8 12 4.8 2.6- 8.5 13 7.5 4.0-13.4 19 11.1 7.0-17.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 190 51 27.8 20.8-36.2 81 38.0 30.6-45.9 17 7.7 4.5-12.7 12 6.3 3.4-11.4 29 20.2 13.9-28.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 211 69 30.6 24.0-38.1 80 36.0 29.0-43.7 19 8.2 5.0-13.2 14 8.2 4.5-14.7 29 17.0 11.4-24.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 257 65 24.9 19.1-31.7 120 42.3 35.5-49.4 21 8.7 5.3-14.0 13 4.5 2.5- 7.9 38 19.6 14.0-26.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 530 192 34.5 30.0-39.3 212 38.6 33.8-43.7 39 7.3 5.2-10.1 28 5.7 3.6- 8.8 59 13.9 10.5-18.1
No 6,702 2,062 29.5 28.2-30.9 2,920 40.4 38.9-41.8 421 6.3 5.6- 7.1 406 6.1 5.4- 6.9 893 17.7 16.4-19.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,456 759 29.4 27.3-31.7 1,072 40.8 38.4-43.2 149 6.0 5.0- 7.2 149 6.1 5.0- 7.3 327 17.7 15.6-20.0
Piedmont 4,008 1,283 30.7 29.0-32.5 1,724 40.1 38.3-42.0 243 6.0 5.2- 7.0 239 6.1 5.2- 7.0 519 17.1 15.5-18.8
Western NC 768 212 27.3 23.6-31.3 336 39.7 35.7-43.9 68 8.5 6.4-11.2 46 6.2 4.4- 8.8 106 18.3 14.8-22.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 434 119 27.1 22.4-32.4 198 41.6 36.3-47.1 36 8.6 5.9-12.5 25 5.4 3.5- 8.2 56 17.3 13.0-22.6
Northwest 1,430 454 29.9 27.1-32.9 600 38.7 35.6-41.8 91 6.1 4.8- 7.6 93 7.0 5.4- 9.1 192 18.3 15.6-21.4
Charlotte 1,132 348 29.9 26.7-33.3 489 39.5 36.2-43.0 64 6.0 4.5- 7.9 60 5.2 3.9- 6.9 171 19.4 16.6-22.7
Greensboro 916 301 31.7 28.1-35.4 397 39.0 35.2-42.9 56 5.6 4.0- 7.9 53 6.1 4.4- 8.3 109 17.6 14.2-21.7
Southern Regional 704 203 24.8 21.4-28.6 300 41.0 36.6-45.6 42 5.8 4.1- 8.2 54 7.4 5.4-10.0 105 21.0 17.0-25.5
Coastal 422 130 30.7 25.6-36.2 189 40.4 35.1-46.0 27 5.8 3.8- 8.9 35 8.4 5.7-12.2 41 14.7 10.2-20.6
Wake 906 288 31.2 27.6-35.1 393 41.9 38.0-46.0 63 7.0 5.3- 9.2 54 5.9 4.3- 8.2 108 13.9 11.2-17.0
Area L 326 109 32.9 27.3-38.9 138 39.9 34.1-46.1 21 5.9 3.7- 9.2 18 6.2 3.5-10.8 40 15.0 10.7-20.7
Eastern 962 302 30.6 27.1-34.3 428 41.3 37.4-45.3 60 6.5 4.9- 8.7 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6 130 17.0 13.8-20.8

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*Question asked of all females with at least one mammogram.

^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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