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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-Gaston County 155 150 94.7 81.0-98.7 5 5.3 1.3-19.0
RACE
White 130 127 98.4 94.7-99.5 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3
Other 25 23 81.2 40.3-96.5 2 18.8 3.5-59.7
AGE
18-44 54 52 92.7 68.9-98.7 2 7.3 1.3-31.1
45+ 99 96 97.4 92.0-99.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 76 97.9 91.6-99.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4
Some College + 76 73 91.6 66.0-98.4 3 8.4 1.6-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 76 97.1 90.7-99.2 3 2.9 0.8- 9.3
$50,000+ 47 46 98.7 91.2-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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