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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Women's Health

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
-Gaston County 149 123 84.2 73.7-91.0 26 15.8 9.0-26.3
RACE
White 124 102 85.8 77.3-91.5 22 14.2 8.5-22.7
Other 25 21 78.6 41.1-95.1 4 21.4 4.9-58.9
AGE
18-44 54 47 86.6 68.4-95.1 7 13.4 4.9-31.6
45+ 95 76 80.4 69.2-88.2 19 19.6 11.8-30.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 61 87.2 76.2-93.5 13 12.8 6.5-23.8
Some College + 75 62 81.5 63.2-91.8 13 18.5 8.2-36.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 56 77.0 64.0-86.3 21 23.0 13.7-36.0
$50,000+ 47 44 95.3 85.6-98.6 3 4.7 1.4-14.4

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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 who have never had a Pap Smear were included in the NO categor y.

^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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