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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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

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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 6,422 4,083 68.0 66.3-69.7 1,020 13.9 12.8-15.1 374 5.0 4.3- 5.8 790 8.8 7.9- 9.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-Eastern NC 2,205 1,448 69.5 66.9-72.1 344 13.7 12.0-15.7 117 5.9 4.3- 7.9 248 8.0 6.9- 9.3 48 2.9 1.9- 4.2
RACE
White 1,415 933 69.8 66.3-73.1 237 14.1 12.0-16.6 70 6.2 4.1- 9.3 160 8.0 6.7- 9.6 15 1.8 0.9- 3.8
African American 546 363 70.9 65.8-75.5 72 12.3 9.2-16.2 31 5.1 3.2- 8.0 61 7.9 5.9-10.7 19 3.8 2.2- 6.6
Other Minorities 232 144 65.6 57.4-73.0 34 15.0 9.9-22.0 14 5.2 2.7- 9.9 27 8.2 4.9-13.4 13 6.0 3.1-11.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 72 69.4 58.5-78.4 16 13.0 7.4-21.8 8 8.1 3.6-17.3 6 3.2 1.2- 8.4 10 6.3 3.1-12.6
Non-Hispanic 2,085 1,371 69.6 66.8-72.2 327 13.8 12.0-15.8 108 5.7 4.1- 7.8 242 8.4 7.2- 9.8 37 2.6 1.6- 4.0
AGE
18-24 114 86 72.6 61.2-81.7 13 10.7 6.0-18.6 3 7.8 2.6-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 12 8.8 4.5-16.5
25-34 325 261 81.6 76.3-86.0 40 10.0 7.1-13.9 7 3.5 1.5- 7.8 14 4.1 2.3- 7.4 3 0.8 0.2- 3.5
35-44 462 326 71.2 66.1-75.8 71 15.3 11.8-19.7 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 37 6.9 4.8- 9.9 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4
45-54 435 288 63.3 57.6-68.6 64 15.5 11.7-20.3 29 8.0 5.3-11.9 46 11.5 8.3-15.6 8 1.8 0.9- 3.7
55-64 354 243 68.8 62.6-74.3 47 14.0 9.9-19.4 16 4.2 2.4- 7.4 43 11.4 8.1-15.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
65-74 297 153 53.1 46.6-59.6 65 21.0 16.3-26.6 22 8.1 5.1-12.5 51 15.4 11.4-20.5 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5
75+ 199 79 45.4 37.4-53.7 40 17.5 12.5-23.9 19 9.5 5.8-15.2 55 25.0 19.0-32.1 6 2.6 1.1- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 145 57.7 50.1-64.9 35 12.1 8.0-17.9 21 8.0 4.6-13.8 64 14.6 10.9-19.1 20 7.6 4.6-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 646 398 64.6 58.6-70.2 105 13.4 10.2-17.5 45 9.0 5.2-15.2 82 9.1 6.9-11.8 16 3.8 1.8- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 638 439 71.6 67.1-75.7 101 15.2 12.1-18.9 29 4.1 2.5- 6.7 62 7.2 5.4- 9.6 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4
College Graduate 634 465 77.6 73.5-81.3 102 13.1 10.3-16.5 22 3.5 2.0- 5.9 40 5.0 3.3- 7.4 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 150 57.0 49.3-64.4 53 19.2 13.6-26.5 28 9.1 5.6-14.4 59 13.3 9.7-17.9 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
$15,000- 24,999 348 196 59.6 51.5-67.2 49 10.5 7.4-14.7 28 11.4 5.8-21.0 59 12.7 9.2-17.2 16 5.8 3.0-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 233 158 73.4 65.9-79.8 36 14.6 9.6-21.6 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0 23 6.8 4.2-10.8 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7
$35,000- 49,999 308 218 72.7 65.6-78.8 52 15.5 10.7-22.0 10 3.4 1.4- 7.7 26 7.1 4.4-11.1 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0
$50,000-74,999 326 245 75.4 67.7-81.7 45 10.9 7.4-15.6 13 8.4 3.9-17.0 20 3.7 2.2- 6.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9
$75,000+ 390 296 75.6 70.2-80.4 53 13.2 9.7-17.8 14 3.3 1.8- 5.8 24 6.9 4.3-11.0 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 723 410 63.5 58.9-67.8 110 13.8 10.9-17.4 54 6.5 4.7- 9.1 132 13.9 11.3-17.0 17 2.2 1.3- 3.9
No 1,427 1,004 72.1 68.7-75.2 225 13.8 11.7-16.2 60 5.5 3.6- 8.4 112 5.9 4.7- 7.3 26 2.8 1.6- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 63 80.1 68.2-88.2 9 7.5 3.3-16.5 3 1.9 0.4- 8.3 9 10.5 4.9-21.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,121 1,385 69.1 66.4-71.8 335 14.0 12.2-16.0 114 6.0 4.4- 8.1 239 7.9 6.8- 9.2 48 3.0 2.0- 4.4

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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 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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