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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Women's Health

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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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 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
-Alamance County 262 196 70.7 62.9-77.4 29 13.2 8.8-19.3 9 4.1 1.7- 9.6 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1 16 7.1 3.5-13.9
RACE
White 205 151 69.7 60.6-77.4 24 12.8 8.2-19.5 7 4.5 1.6-11.7 10 5.2 2.6-10.1 13 7.8 3.5-16.5
Other 57 45 73.8 57.3-85.6 5 14.3 5.6-31.6 2 3.0 0.7-12.6 2 4.0 0.8-18.4 3 4.8 1.2-17.9
AGE
18-44 70 47 60.9 46.9-73.3 11 17.6 9.7-30.0 5 7.9 2.9-19.8 3 4.4 1.4-13.1 4 9.2 2.9-25.4
45+ 189 147 78.4 71.1-84.3 18 9.8 6.0-15.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 9 5.4 2.6-11.1 11 5.2 2.7- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 81 67.1 55.3-77.0 14 15.5 8.7-26.2 3 4.9 1.2-18.2 3 3.9 1.1-12.9 12 8.6 4.4-16.0
Some College + 148 114 73.3 62.5-81.9 15 11.5 6.5-19.6 6 3.6 1.3- 9.2 9 5.6 2.7-11.3 4 6.1 1.6-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 95 65.0 54.1-74.5 17 19.3 11.4-30.6 4 2.4 0.8- 7.1 6 4.7 1.8-11.4 10 8.7 4.3-16.9
$50,000+ 82 67 80.1 67.3-88.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 5 8.3 2.8-22.1 4 4.9 1.7-13.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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