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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 9,749 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
-Piedmont NC 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
RACE
White 4,185 2,256 45.6 43.6-47.6 571 11.8 10.7-13.0 199 3.9 3.3- 4.6 335 6.8 6.0- 7.7 824 32.0 29.8-34.3
African American 888 453 43.9 39.9-47.9 117 11.3 9.0-14.0 32 3.1 2.0- 4.6 50 5.0 3.4- 7.2 236 36.8 32.7-41.2
Other Minorities 294 81 26.0 20.3-32.6 32 9.9 6.5-14.8 9 2.5 1.1- 5.4 14 3.8 2.1- 7.1 158 57.8 50.8-64.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 260 86 29.8 23.5-36.9 24 10.2 6.2-16.1 7 2.0 0.8- 5.2 14 4.3 2.2- 8.4 129 53.7 46.2-61.0
Non-Hispanic 5,125 2,709 44.5 42.8-46.3 700 11.8 10.8-12.9 234 3.7 3.2- 4.4 384 6.3 5.6- 7.1 1,098 33.6 31.7-35.6
AGE
18-24 201 28 11.2 7.4-16.7 6 3.0 1.3- 6.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 0 0.0 . - . 165 85.4 79.5-89.9
25-34 667 61 9.9 7.4-13.0 26 3.9 2.5- 6.1 10 1.6 0.8- 3.0 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5 546 81.7 78.0-84.9
35-44 973 356 36.5 33.0-40.1 121 11.7 9.5-14.2 46 4.8 3.5- 6.7 91 9.8 7.7-12.3 359 37.3 33.8-40.9
45-54 1,051 678 66.3 62.9-69.6 178 16.2 13.8-19.0 53 4.5 3.3- 6.1 86 7.7 6.1- 9.8 56 5.3 3.9- 7.1
55-64 1,044 723 69.8 66.4-73.0 167 16.9 14.3-19.8 50 4.5 3.2- 6.3 66 4.9 3.7- 6.4 38 4.0 2.7- 5.7
65-74 769 543 70.4 66.0-74.4 113 17.3 13.7-21.6 37 3.9 2.7- 5.6 53 6.0 4.3- 8.2 23 2.4 1.5- 3.8
75+ 635 377 60.2 55.5-64.7 105 16.3 13.0-20.2 38 5.7 3.8- 8.3 76 11.8 9.2-15.1 39 6.0 4.2- 8.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 740 326 36.8 32.3-41.5 109 12.5 9.7-16.0 47 5.8 4.0- 8.3 89 8.6 6.7-11.0 169 36.3 31.0-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,574 861 46.3 43.1-49.5 208 12.0 10.1-14.1 78 4.1 3.1- 5.4 122 7.1 5.7- 8.9 305 30.5 27.2-34.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,384 716 42.2 38.7-45.8 198 11.0 9.2-13.0 55 3.0 2.2- 4.0 81 5.2 4.0- 6.8 334 38.6 34.6-42.8
College Graduate 1,682 883 44.2 41.4-47.1 211 11.8 10.1-13.7 61 2.8 2.1- 3.9 106 5.3 4.2- 6.6 421 35.8 32.9-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 635 265 34.0 29.3-39.0 108 14.5 11.4-18.2 38 5.0 3.3- 7.4 83 9.5 7.4-12.2 141 37.1 31.5-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 893 420 38.5 34.6-42.6 134 12.2 9.9-14.8 49 4.8 3.4- 6.7 79 7.2 5.5- 9.3 211 37.4 32.8-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 594 294 41.2 36.4-46.3 80 11.3 8.7-14.6 32 4.1 2.6- 6.4 37 4.8 3.3- 6.9 151 38.6 33.3-44.3
$35,000- 49,999 707 367 42.0 37.5-46.6 90 11.1 8.6-14.2 35 4.1 2.7- 6.1 37 4.9 3.2- 7.4 178 38.0 33.2-43.0
$50,000-74,999 653 341 42.1 37.4-46.8 87 11.1 8.6-14.1 21 2.7 1.7- 4.3 41 6.0 4.2- 8.4 163 38.2 33.1-43.5
$75,000+ 1,038 581 49.9 46.3-53.5 132 12.6 10.5-15.2 36 3.0 2.1- 4.4 57 5.5 4.0- 7.4 232 29.0 25.5-32.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,899 970 45.5 42.5-48.5 313 14.2 12.5-16.2 109 4.7 3.7- 5.9 199 8.7 7.4-10.2 308 26.9 23.8-30.3
No 3,379 1,770 42.6 40.5-44.8 401 10.7 9.5-12.1 130 3.2 2.6- 3.9 189 5.0 4.2- 6.0 889 38.5 36.1-40.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 43 44.4 31.6-58.0 6 10.2 4.5-21.6 5 3.9 1.1-13.0 6 12.3 4.5-29.4 22 29.2 18.4-43.1
Non-Veteran 5,310 2,753 43.4 41.7-45.1 720 11.7 10.7-12.8 236 3.6 3.1- 4.2 393 6.1 5.4- 6.8 1,208 35.2 33.4-37.2

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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.

** 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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