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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-Forsyth County 168 147 85.7 73.5-92.8 21 14.3 7.2-26.5
RACE
White 122 108 87.2 74.1-94.2 14 12.8 5.8-25.9
Other 46 39 82.4 53.5-95.0 7 17.6 5.0-46.5
AGE
18-44 59 54 83.7 60.2-94.6 5 16.3 5.4-39.8
45+ 109 93 87.8 80.1-92.8 16 12.2 7.2-19.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 35 83.4 70.7-91.3 11 16.6 8.7-29.3
Some College + 122 112 86.3 70.0-94.4 10 13.7 5.6-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 61 79.2 58.8-91.0 15 20.8 9.0-41.2
$50,000+ 75 69 88.5 68.9-96.4 6 11.5 3.6-31.1

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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 who have never had a Pap Smear were inclu ded in the NO 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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