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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 214 153 72.9 64.8-79.7 32 14.8 10.0-21.4 8 2.9 1.4- 6.1 12 4.0 2.1- 7.4 9 5.4 2.1-13.2
RACE
White 196 142 73.5 65.1-80.5 30 15.5 10.3-22.6 7 2.6 1.1- 5.7 11 4.0 2.0- 7.7 6 4.5 1.4-13.2
Other 16 11 67.8 37.1-88.2 2 5.9 1.4-22.0 1 8.1 1.1-40.5 1 4.0 0.5-24.6 1 14.3 2.1-56.6
AGE
18-44 49 30 65.7 49.7-78.8 12 20.0 10.9-33.7 2 2.6 0.6-10.0 2 2.0 0.4- 8.5 3 9.7 2.9-27.6
45+ 164 123 78.5 70.9-84.5 20 10.9 6.7-17.4 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4 10 5.5 2.7-10.8 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 42 65.7 49.0-79.2 10 11.2 5.6-21.3 3 3.3 0.9-11.4 5 5.8 2.1-14.9 6 14.0 4.4-36.8
Some College + 147 110 75.4 66.3-82.7 22 16.2 10.2-24.8 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5 3 2.3 0.6- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 79 66.5 54.3-76.8 16 12.2 6.9-20.8 6 5.0 2.2-11.3 11 7.2 3.6-13.8 5 9.1 3.1-23.9
$50,000+ 70 56 79.3 66.2-88.2 12 18.9 10.3-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8

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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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