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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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
-Eastern NC 2,186 1,892 89.2 87.4-90.7 294 10.8 9.3-12.6
RACE
White 1,403 1,229 90.1 88.0-91.9 174 9.9 8.1-12.0
African American 539 460 88.4 84.9-91.2 79 11.6 8.8-15.1
Other Minorities 232 192 85.8 79.3-90.4 40 14.2 9.6-20.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 111 95 90.4 83.4-94.7 16 9.6 5.3-16.6
Non-Hispanic 2,067 1,790 89.1 87.3-90.6 277 10.9 9.4-12.7
AGE
18-24 114 102 91.2 83.5-95.5 12 8.8 4.5-16.5
25-34 325 308 95.1 91.6-97.2 17 4.9 2.8- 8.4
35-44 462 417 91.0 87.6-93.5 45 9.0 6.5-12.4
45-54 435 381 86.7 82.4-90.1 54 13.3 9.9-17.6
55-64 354 306 87.0 82.2-90.6 48 13.0 9.4-17.8
65-74 297 240 82.2 76.8-86.6 57 17.8 13.4-23.2
75+ 199 138 72.4 65.1-78.7 61 27.6 21.3-34.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 201 77.8 71.9-82.7 84 22.2 17.3-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 542 87.1 83.0-90.3 97 12.9 9.7-17.0
Some Post-H.S. 632 564 91.0 88.1-93.3 68 9.0 6.7-11.9
College Graduate 628 583 94.1 91.6-96.0 45 5.9 4.0- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 230 85.3 80.4-89.1 63 14.7 10.9-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 345 270 81.4 75.4-86.2 75 18.6 13.8-24.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 203 92.4 88.3-95.1 27 7.6 4.9-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 306 278 91.6 86.9-94.7 28 8.4 5.3-13.1
$50,000-74,999 325 302 94.6 90.9-96.8 23 5.4 3.2- 9.1
$75,000+ 389 362 92.1 88.0-94.9 27 7.9 5.1-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 719 570 83.8 80.5-86.6 149 16.2 13.4-19.5
No 1,414 1,277 91.4 89.3-93.1 137 8.6 6.9-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 75 89.5 78.8-95.1 9 10.5 4.9-21.2
Non-Veteran 2,102 1,817 89.1 87.4-90.7 285 10.9 9.3-12.6

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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 who have never had a Pap Smear were included in the NO categor y.

^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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