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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Women age 40 +)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
-Buncombe County 178 114 63.5 55.2-71.1 64 36.5 28.9-44.8
RACE
White 165 105 62.7 54.1-70.6 60 37.3 29.4-45.9
Other 12 9 79.6 48.3-94.3 3 20.4 5.7-51.7
AGE
40-44 16 3 21.2 6.9-49.4 13 78.8 50.6-93.1
45+ 162 111 70.9 62.7-78.0 51 29.1 22.0-37.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 29 58.8 44.2-72.1 24 41.2 27.9-55.8
Some College + 124 84 64.8 54.7-73.7 40 35.2 26.3-45.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 60 58.7 47.6-68.9 40 41.3 31.1-52.4
$50,000+ 56 41 70.3 55.5-81.7 15 29.7 18.3-44.5

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^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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