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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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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 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
-Eastern NC 3,287 2,276 69.3 67.1-71.5 418 12.5 11.1-14.0 127 3.7 2.9- 4.8 250 7.2 6.0- 8.5 216 7.3 6.0- 8.9
RACE
White 2,151 1,516 70.3 67.4-73.0 286 13.1 11.4-15.0 77 3.9 2.8- 5.4 177 8.0 6.5- 9.9 95 4.7 3.3- 6.6
African American 839 572 68.7 64.4-72.7 105 12.5 9.8-15.9 33 3.3 2.1- 5.1 49 5.3 3.8- 7.4 80 10.2 7.6-13.4
Other Minorities 283 179 64.5 56.8-71.5 26 8.7 5.3-14.0 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 22 6.2 3.7-10.2 40 16.5 11.2-23.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 126 77 66.8 56.3-75.9 16 10.8 6.1-18.6 5 4.3 1.6-11.3 6 4.2 1.4-11.9 22 13.9 8.5-22.0
Non-Hispanic 3,148 2,192 69.5 67.2-71.7 401 12.6 11.1-14.2 121 3.7 2.8- 4.8 243 7.4 6.2- 8.8 191 6.9 5.5- 8.5
AGE
18-24 112 80 67.1 55.5-76.8 11 10.2 5.5-18.0 2 2.7 0.5-13.7 2 3.9 0.8-16.6 17 16.1 9.3-26.5
25-34 337 250 74.2 68.5-79.3 33 9.8 6.8-14.0 14 5.0 2.8- 8.8 14 3.6 1.9- 6.6 26 7.4 4.7-11.4
35-44 530 370 69.7 64.9-74.2 78 14.2 11.0-18.0 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6 42 8.1 5.7-11.4 24 4.8 3.0- 7.6
45-54 639 440 67.5 63.0-71.8 98 15.2 12.1-18.9 23 3.3 2.1- 5.2 55 10.3 7.6-13.7 23 3.7 2.2- 6.2
55-64 635 456 71.7 67.3-75.7 79 13.0 10.1-16.7 21 3.1 1.9- 4.9 44 7.5 5.3-10.6 35 4.7 3.2- 6.7
65-74 602 424 72.3 68.1-76.2 64 10.2 7.7-13.3 31 4.7 3.2- 6.8 46 7.1 5.1- 9.9 37 5.7 3.9- 8.2
75+ 404 238 58.5 52.6-64.1 50 12.6 9.4-16.8 20 5.1 3.0- 8.6 43 9.4 6.6-13.3 53 14.4 10.6-19.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 506 283 59.1 53.3-64.5 62 10.5 7.6-14.3 27 5.2 3.2- 8.5 53 9.2 6.4-12.9 81 16.0 12.4-20.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,008 694 65.8 61.1-70.3 115 10.0 7.9-12.6 40 3.9 2.3- 6.5 88 9.7 7.1-13.1 71 10.6 7.5-14.9
Some Post-H.S. 930 656 70.0 66.0-73.7 134 16.1 13.1-19.5 32 3.4 2.2- 5.2 71 7.0 5.3- 9.2 37 3.5 2.3- 5.4
College Graduate 837 640 78.7 75.1-81.9 107 12.4 9.9-15.4 27 3.1 1.9- 5.1 37 3.0 2.0- 4.5 26 2.8 1.6- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 264 57.3 51.3-63.1 72 16.6 12.3-22.0 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6 52 8.3 5.9-11.6 60 12.1 8.9-16.3
$15,000- 24,999 549 338 59.0 52.5-65.1 75 10.9 8.2-14.4 28 6.4 3.4-11.7 57 10.9 7.8-15.0 51 12.8 8.3-19.2
$25,000- 34,999 363 259 69.7 62.9-75.7 39 12.4 8.2-18.2 10 2.3 1.1- 4.9 30 7.6 4.9-11.6 25 8.1 4.9-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 444 335 73.0 67.1-78.3 53 11.7 8.5-15.8 16 4.6 2.5- 8.4 23 5.9 3.6- 9.4 17 4.8 2.2-10.1
$50,000-74,999 442 344 76.0 69.5-81.5 53 11.6 8.3-15.9 9 3.2 1.5- 6.8 19 5.4 2.2-12.3 17 3.8 2.0- 7.2
$75,000+ 514 404 77.9 73.3-81.9 58 11.8 8.8-15.5 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4 27 5.9 3.8- 8.9 7 1.8 0.7- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,300 832 65.7 62.3-69.0 173 13.6 11.3-16.2 61 4.2 3.0- 5.7 128 8.3 6.6-10.3 106 8.2 6.3-10.5
No 1,916 1,399 71.5 68.5-74.3 238 12.1 10.3-14.1 63 3.4 2.4- 4.9 117 6.4 4.9- 8.2 99 6.6 4.9- 8.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 87 76.5 61.9-86.8 7 5.5 2.2-13.1 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4 7 7.5 3.2-16.8 4 8.7 2.2-29.1
Non-Veteran 3,180 2,189 69.1 66.8-71.2 411 12.7 11.3-14.3 125 3.8 3.0- 4.9 243 7.2 6.0- 8.5 212 7.3 6.0- 8.8

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam 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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