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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Women age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
-Eastern NC 2,000 1,681 83.8 81.8-85.7 319 16.2 14.3-18.2
RACE
White 1,394 1,173 84.1 81.6-86.3 221 15.9 13.7-18.4
African American 488 417 84.3 79.9-87.9 71 15.7 12.1-20.1
Other Minorities 111 85 77.8 67.7-85.5 26 22.2 14.5-32.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 29 66.6 43.0-84.0 8 33.4 16.0-57.0
Non-Hispanic 1,952 1,642 84.2 82.2-86.1 310 15.8 13.9-17.8
AGE
50-54 329 276 83.2 77.8-87.6 53 16.8 12.4-22.2
55-64 640 539 84.5 80.8-87.6 101 15.5 12.4-19.2
65-74 609 525 86.7 83.3-89.4 84 13.3 10.6-16.7
75+ 422 341 80.3 75.4-84.5 81 19.7 15.5-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 298 76.2 70.8-80.9 96 23.8 19.1-29.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 660 562 84.2 80.2-87.5 98 15.8 12.5-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 514 438 85.2 81.2-88.5 76 14.8 11.5-18.8
College Graduate 427 378 88.5 84.4-91.6 49 11.5 8.4-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 336 255 76.9 71.0-81.9 81 23.1 18.1-29.0
$15,000- 24,999 355 290 80.9 75.6-85.2 65 19.1 14.8-24.4
$25,000- 34,999 221 193 84.8 77.9-89.9 28 15.2 10.1-22.1
$35,000- 49,999 252 223 89.2 83.9-92.8 29 10.8 7.2-16.1
$50,000-74,999 222 197 87.5 80.2-92.3 25 12.5 7.7-19.8
$75,000+ 250 220 86.4 79.9-91.0 30 13.6 9.0-20.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 990 812 82.5 79.5-85.2 178 17.5 14.8-20.5
No 979 844 85.6 82.7-88.0 135 14.4 12.0-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 32 81.7 60.2-92.9 6 18.3 7.1-39.8
Non-Veteran 1,962 1,649 83.9 81.8-85.8 313 16.1 14.2-18.2

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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