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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have you had a hysterectomy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,933 3,147 25.7 24.6-26.7 6,786 74.3 73.3-75.4
-Piedmont NC 5,508 1,723 24.2 22.9-25.6 3,785 75.8 74.4-77.1
RACE
White 4,283 1,398 25.8 24.3-27.4 2,885 74.2 72.6-75.7
African American 904 284 25.3 22.2-28.8 620 74.7 71.2-77.8
Other Minorities 294 38 9.2 6.1-13.7 256 90.8 86.3-93.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 258 30 7.5 4.9-11.3 228 92.5 88.7-95.1
Non-Hispanic 5,242 1,691 25.6 24.2-27.0 3,551 74.4 73.0-75.8
AGE
18-24 200 0 0.0 . - . 200 100 . - .
25-34 667 20 2.4 1.5- 3.9 647 97.6 96.1-98.5
35-44 993 133 13.6 11.1-16.5 860 86.4 83.5-88.9
45-54 1,087 350 32.9 29.5-36.4 737 67.1 63.6-70.5
55-64 1,076 507 47.2 43.6-50.8 569 52.8 49.2-56.4
65-74 782 406 51.6 47.3-55.9 376 48.4 44.1-52.7
75+ 650 295 46.8 42.2-51.5 355 53.2 48.5-57.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 762 324 31.2 27.3-35.4 438 68.8 64.6-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,609 609 30.2 27.5-33.0 1,000 69.8 67.0-72.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,418 440 24.7 22.1-27.6 978 75.3 72.4-77.9
College Graduate 1,704 342 16.1 14.2-18.3 1,362 83.9 81.7-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 260 32.7 28.2-37.6 381 67.3 62.4-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 896 321 27.8 24.5-31.4 575 72.2 68.6-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 605 208 27.6 23.6-32.0 397 72.4 68.0-76.4
$35,000- 49,999 725 225 23.0 19.7-26.6 500 77.0 73.4-80.3
$50,000-74,999 672 170 20.8 17.4-24.6 502 79.2 75.4-82.6
$75,000+ 1,072 227 19.2 16.4-22.2 845 80.8 77.8-83.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,946 837 36.4 33.8-39.2 1,109 63.6 60.8-66.2
No 3,445 852 18.8 17.3-20.3 2,593 81.2 79.7-82.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 40 34.0 24.3-45.2 67 66.0 54.8-75.7
Non-Veteran 5,398 1,682 24.0 22.7-25.4 3,716 76.0 74.6-77.3

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, 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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