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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 245 182 68.8 60.8-75.7 22 10.2 6.1-16.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 20 10.4 6.3-16.7 13 9.0 5.1-15.3
RACE
White 136 105 75.8 66.4-83.2 10 7.6 4.0-14.0 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6 13 12.2 6.7-21.3 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8
Other 106 75 64.0 51.9-74.6 12 12.6 6.2-23.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0 7 9.1 4.0-19.5 10 13.5 7.2-23.8
AGE
18-44 77 50 60.2 47.0-72.0 10 12.9 6.1-25.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 10 15.5 8.1-27.7 6 10.8 4.9-22.1
45+ 166 130 76.4 67.8-83.3 12 7.8 4.2-13.9 7 2.7 1.2- 5.7 10 5.8 2.9-11.0 7 7.4 3.3-15.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 50 66.8 52.4-78.6 4 3.9 1.4-10.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 6 10.3 4.1-23.6 8 17.0 8.5-31.3
Some College + 174 132 69.8 60.1-78.0 18 13.4 7.7-22.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 14 10.4 5.7-18.3 5 4.8 1.9-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 110 73 60.9 48.9-71.7 11 9.7 5.0-18.3 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2 13 15.5 8.4-26.8 7 11.2 5.2-22.4
$50,000+ 102 85 81.4 70.2-89.0 8 7.6 3.6-15.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 5 6.3 2.1-17.1 2 3.5 0.7-14.6

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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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