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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-Buncombe County 141 122 88.4 79.6-93.8 19 11.6 6.2-20.4
RACE
White 131 114 89.4 80.3-94.6 17 10.6 5.4-19.7
Other 9 7 69.8 27.2-93.5 2 30.2 6.5-72.8
AGE
18-44 45 41 89.5 71.4-96.7 4 10.5 3.3-28.6
45+ 96 81 87.2 78.8-92.6 15 12.8 7.4-21.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 30 76.2 50.8-90.9 7 23.8 9.1-49.2
Some College + 104 92 92.5 85.4-96.3 12 7.5 3.7-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 66 84.2 69.0-92.8 13 15.8 7.2-31.0
$50,000+ 47 43 95.1 87.0-98.2 4 4.9 1.8-13.0

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.* This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear,
and those respondents who who have never had a Pap Smear were inclu ded in the NO 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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