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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Women age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
-Eastern NC 2,574 1,610 61.6 59.2-63.8 964 38.4 36.2-40.8
RACE
White 1,744 1,125 63.7 60.8-66.4 619 36.3 33.6-39.2
African American 653 395 58.9 54.2-63.4 258 41.1 36.6-45.8
Other Minorities 167 84 51.1 41.3-60.8 83 48.9 39.2-58.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 30 50.9 35.6-65.9 31 49.1 34.1-64.4
Non-Hispanic 2,502 1,574 62.0 59.6-64.3 928 38.0 35.7-40.4
AGE
40-44 284 162 55.4 48.5-62.1 122 44.6 37.9-51.5
45-54 641 403 61.3 56.7-65.8 238 38.7 34.2-43.3
55-64 633 431 67.4 62.9-71.6 202 32.6 28.4-37.1
65-74 605 397 67.6 63.2-71.6 208 32.4 28.4-36.8
75+ 411 217 52.5 46.7-58.2 194 47.5 41.8-53.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 210 49.5 43.6-55.3 228 50.5 44.7-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 842 536 61.5 57.3-65.5 306 38.5 34.5-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 690 436 60.8 56.2-65.2 254 39.2 34.8-43.8
College Graduate 599 426 71.5 67.2-75.5 173 28.5 24.5-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 181 44.9 38.8-51.1 211 55.1 48.9-61.2
$15,000- 24,999 437 236 48.8 43.0-54.7 201 51.2 45.3-57.0
$25,000- 34,999 276 184 63.4 55.9-70.2 92 36.6 29.8-44.1
$35,000- 49,999 345 238 66.5 60.1-72.4 107 33.5 27.6-39.9
$50,000-74,999 317 233 73.2 66.9-78.7 84 26.8 21.3-33.1
$75,000+ 383 286 72.4 66.6-77.6 97 27.6 22.4-33.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,154 659 56.9 53.3-60.4 495 43.1 39.6-46.7
No 1,371 927 65.9 62.8-68.9 444 34.1 31.1-37.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 53 72.3 57.7-83.2 17 27.7 16.8-42.3
Non-Veteran 2,504 1,557 61.3 58.9-63.6 947 38.7 36.4-41.1

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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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