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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-Buncombe County 144 140 94.5 83.8-98.3 4 5.5 1.7-16.2
RACE
White 132 129 95.5 83.4-98.9 3 4.5 1.1-16.6
Other 10 9 77.7 29.6-96.6 1 22.3 3.4-70.4
AGE
18-44 45 42 90.1 71.5-97.1 3 9.9 2.9-28.5
45+ 98 97 99.5 96.2-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 38 88.7 51.6-98.3 1 11.3 1.7-48.4
Some College + 105 102 96.5 88.3-99.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 78 92.3 72.0-98.2 2 7.7 1.8-28.0
$50,000+ 47 47 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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