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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 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,645 6,066 78.5 77.2-79.7 1,579 21.5 20.3-22.8
-Eastern NC 2,597 2,123 80.1 78.1-82.0 474 19.9 18.0-21.9
RACE
White 1,757 1,450 81.3 78.8-83.5 307 18.7 16.5-21.2
African American 661 543 79.7 75.6-83.3 118 20.3 16.7-24.4
Other Minorities 170 123 70.3 60.8-78.3 47 29.7 21.7-39.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 44 62.9 46.7-76.5 18 37.1 23.5-53.3
Non-Hispanic 2,524 2,069 80.7 78.7-82.6 455 19.3 17.4-21.3
AGE
40-44 284 192 66.7 59.7-72.9 92 33.3 27.1-40.3
45-54 642 526 80.2 76.2-83.7 116 19.8 16.3-23.8
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. 441 322 71.2 65.5-76.3 119 28.8 23.7-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 850 702 80.7 77.0-83.9 148 19.3 16.1-23.0
Some Post-H.S. 697 569 79.4 75.3-83.0 128 20.6 17.0-24.7
College Graduate 604 525 86.5 82.9-89.4 79 13.5 10.6-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 399 292 73.8 68.2-78.8 107 26.2 21.2-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 441 342 71.9 65.9-77.3 99 28.1 22.7-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 281 240 82.3 75.9-87.3 41 17.7 12.7-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 347 293 83.1 77.5-87.4 54 16.9 12.6-22.5
$50,000-74,999 317 278 86.4 80.5-90.6 39 13.6 9.4-19.5
$75,000+ 383 335 85.4 80.1-89.5 48 14.6 10.5-19.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,164 930 79.1 75.9-82.0 234 20.9 18.0-24.1
No 1,380 1,155 81.8 79.1-84.1 225 18.2 15.9-20.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 59 79.8 65.2-89.2 12 20.2 10.8-34.8
Non-Veteran 2,526 2,064 80.1 78.1-82.0 462 19.9 18.0-21.9

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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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