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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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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 9,647 5,265 44.5 43.0-45.9 1,206 10.1 9.4-10.9 433 3.7 3.3- 4.2 858 8.0 7.2- 8.7 1,885 33.7 32.1-35.4
-Eastern NC 3,329 1,855 45.2 43.0-47.4 436 11.1 9.9-12.4 129 3.6 2.9- 4.5 262 7.4 6.3- 8.8 647 32.7 30.2-35.2
RACE
White 2,175 1,256 46.1 43.3-48.9 273 10.6 9.2-12.2 75 2.8 2.1- 3.7 178 8.1 6.6- 9.9 393 32.4 29.3-35.6
African American 850 468 47.6 43.2-52.0 135 14.0 11.3-17.1 40 5.3 3.6- 7.8 56 6.3 4.6- 8.4 151 26.9 22.5-31.7
Other Minorities 290 122 32.9 26.3-40.3 28 7.2 4.3-11.9 14 4.5 2.4- 8.2 26 6.0 3.7- 9.6 100 49.4 41.7-57.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 37 24.8 16.4-35.6 17 7.9 4.4-13.7 5 3.9 1.5- 9.8 8 6.5 2.8-14.2 63 56.9 46.0-67.2
Non-Hispanic 3,186 1,807 46.3 44.0-48.6 419 11.3 10.1-12.7 124 3.6 2.9- 4.5 253 7.5 6.3- 8.9 583 31.3 28.8-33.9
AGE
18-24 115 17 11.0 6.4-18.3 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 3 4.0 0.9-15.9 90 80.9 71.1-87.9
25-34 340 33 9.2 6.3-13.2 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.5 24 5.9 3.8- 8.9 265 79.6 74.5-84.0
35-44 533 205 38.4 33.6-43.3 66 11.4 8.7-14.9 30 6.0 3.9- 9.1 49 8.9 6.5-12.1 183 35.3 30.6-40.3
45-54 642 413 62.6 58.0-67.0 113 17.6 14.3-21.4 26 4.0 2.6- 6.1 47 7.9 5.7-11.0 43 7.8 5.6-10.8
55-64 640 452 71.5 67.2-75.4 87 13.0 10.4-16.3 21 3.3 2.0- 5.5 56 9.0 6.6-12.2 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1
65-74 609 441 72.8 68.6-76.6 84 13.8 11.0-17.3 19 3.0 1.8- 4.9 48 7.8 5.7-10.5 17 2.6 1.5- 4.3
75+ 422 276 64.8 59.2-70.0 65 15.6 11.9-20.1 26 6.6 4.3- 9.9 34 8.8 5.9-12.9 21 4.3 2.6- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 515 249 44.4 38.9-50.2 91 14.7 11.4-18.7 27 5.8 3.7- 8.8 58 9.7 7.1-13.1 90 25.5 20.3-31.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,026 616 47.0 42.6-51.5 131 10.5 8.5-12.9 31 2.5 1.6- 3.8 81 8.0 5.6-11.2 167 32.0 27.2-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 940 509 42.7 38.8-46.7 111 10.1 8.0-12.6 44 4.4 3.0- 6.6 72 7.4 5.6- 9.6 204 35.4 31.2-39.9
College Graduate 843 476 46.2 42.0-50.5 103 11.1 8.8-13.9 27 2.8 1.8- 4.2 51 5.6 4.1- 7.7 186 34.3 29.9-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 492 229 42.1 36.5-48.0 86 16.5 12.6-21.4 28 5.0 3.2- 7.6 55 9.1 6.6-12.6 94 27.3 22.0-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 557 287 38.5 33.2-44.2 88 13.6 10.6-17.5 26 5.2 3.3- 8.1 53 7.9 5.6-11.0 103 34.7 28.2-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 369 213 44.8 38.3-51.4 44 9.0 6.2-13.0 12 4.4 2.1- 9.2 24 5.7 3.6- 8.9 76 36.1 29.2-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 447 258 47.8 42.0-53.7 48 9.6 6.9-13.3 17 2.8 1.6- 5.1 37 10.1 7.0-14.3 87 29.6 23.9-36.0
$50,000-74,999 443 241 39.1 33.5-44.9 59 11.1 8.3-14.8 10 2.4 1.1- 5.3 26 7.4 3.8-13.9 107 40.0 33.4-46.8
$75,000+ 515 311 52.2 46.9-57.4 58 10.3 7.7-13.6 17 3.0 1.7- 5.1 28 5.6 3.7- 8.5 101 29.0 23.9-34.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,315 765 52.0 48.4-55.6 206 14.9 12.6-17.5 63 4.7 3.5- 6.2 129 8.4 6.8-10.3 152 20.1 16.7-23.9
No 1,937 1,058 42.2 39.4-45.1 219 9.1 7.8-10.7 62 2.9 2.1- 4.0 125 6.7 5.2- 8.5 473 39.1 35.9-42.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 59 41.0 30.2-52.8 8 6.5 3.0-13.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 10 11.3 5.5-21.7 30 40.9 28.9-54.1
Non-Veteran 3,221 1,796 45.3 43.1-47.6 428 11.2 10.0-12.6 128 3.7 3.0- 4.6 252 7.3 6.2- 8.6 617 32.4 29.9-35.0

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents 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.

**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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