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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 244 180 71.9 63.2-79.2 31 11.5 7.8-16.8 9 3.3 1.6- 6.7 14 5.2 2.8- 9.6 10 8.1 3.2-19.1
RACE
White 180 139 76.0 66.6-83.4 23 12.0 7.7-18.2 7 2.8 1.3- 6.1 9 5.3 2.5-10.9 2 3.9 0.6-20.4
Other 64 41 62.9 45.1-77.7 8 10.6 4.5-22.8 2 4.2 1.0-15.8 5 5.0 1.6-15.2 8 17.3 6.0-40.5
AGE
18-44 62 45 65.8 48.6-79.7 9 12.2 6.0-23.3 2 3.2 0.8-12.1 2 2.7 0.6-12.0 4 16.1 5.5-38.7
45+ 178 131 75.6 68.0-81.8 22 11.4 7.4-17.2 7 3.4 1.6- 7.4 12 7.2 3.7-13.7 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 47 60.8 46.3-73.6 11 16.0 8.0-29.5 5 7.6 2.7-19.2 7 7.5 3.1-17.0 5 8.2 2.7-22.5
Some College + 169 133 75.9 64.8-84.3 20 9.9 6.2-15.6 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6 7 4.4 1.8-10.1 5 8.1 2.4-24.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 79 66.6 52.3-78.4 12 9.9 4.8-19.2 6 5.3 2.0-13.1 7 4.3 1.7-10.4 9 13.9 5.0-33.1
$50,000+ 97 77 75.4 62.0-85.2 12 11.0 6.1-19.2 3 2.4 0.8- 7.3 4 5.8 2.1-15.0 1 5.4 0.8-29.2

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

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