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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,047 374 31.0 27.5-34.7 673 69.0 65.3-72.5
RACE
White 957 350 31.7 28.0-35.6 607 68.3 64.4-72.0
African American 30 11 43.7 22.9-67.0 19 56.3 33.0-77.1
Other Minorities 56 13 14.7 6.7-29.4 43 85.3 70.6-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 10 25.4 10.7-49.1 20 74.6 50.9-89.3
Non-Hispanic 1,014 364 31.3 27.7-35.1 650 68.7 64.9-72.3
AGE
18-24 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
25-34 105 8 14.2 6.0-30.0 97 85.8 70.0-94.0
35-44 161 41 27.0 19.6-35.9 120 73.0 64.1-80.4
45-54 198 60 30.8 23.4-39.2 138 69.2 60.8-76.6
55-64 223 108 48.7 41.0-56.6 115 51.3 43.4-59.0
65-74 172 86 49.4 40.4-58.4 86 50.6 41.6-59.6
75+ 148 71 49.0 39.4-58.7 77 51.0 41.3-60.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 64 37.7 27.3-49.5 96 62.3 50.5-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 132 30.1 24.2-36.7 198 69.9 63.3-75.8
Some Post-H.S. 276 108 35.7 29.2-42.6 168 64.3 57.4-70.8
College Graduate 275 68 23.8 18.1-30.8 207 76.2 69.2-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 66 37.0 26.2-49.4 90 63.0 50.6-73.8
$15,000- 24,999 206 84 38.4 30.3-47.2 122 61.6 52.8-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 150 54 29.0 20.5-39.2 96 71.0 60.8-79.5
$35,000- 49,999 159 56 30.6 22.8-39.6 103 69.4 60.4-77.2
$50,000-74,999 110 36 34.8 25.1-45.9 74 65.2 54.1-74.9
$75,000+ 106 20 17.0 9.8-27.7 86 83.0 72.3-90.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 429 192 42.0 35.8-48.4 237 58.0 51.6-64.2
No 599 175 24.8 20.9-29.2 424 75.2 70.8-79.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 10 40.1 20.3-63.8 15 59.9 36.2-79.7
Non-Veteran 1,022 364 30.7 27.2-34.5 658 69.3 65.5-72.8

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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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