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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 236 138 58.4 48.9-67.3 37 15.6 9.8-24.0 19 8.7 4.3-17.0 22 8.2 5.0-13.1 20 9.1 4.6-17.1
RACE
White 200 116 58.1 47.8-67.7 30 16.3 9.7-26.3 18 10.7 5.2-20.7 21 9.3 5.6-15.0 15 5.6 3.2- 9.8
Other 36 22 59.5 36.2-79.2 7 12.8 5.1-28.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 1 3.7 0.5-22.3 5 23.2 7.3-53.6
AGE
18-44 59 37 60.1 42.2-75.6 10 17.2 7.5-34.7 5 11.5 3.8-29.9 4 3.9 1.4-10.5 3 7.4 1.5-29.2
45+ 175 100 57.0 48.4-65.2 27 14.4 9.5-21.1 13 5.9 3.3-10.4 18 12.0 7.0-19.8 17 10.7 6.4-17.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 64 50.4 38.3-62.4 24 17.6 11.0-27.1 11 12.4 5.0-27.8 13 9.3 4.9-17.0 15 10.3 5.7-17.7
Some College + 108 73 66.6 51.3-79.0 13 13.6 5.5-30.1 8 4.9 2.1-10.8 9 7.0 3.2-14.5 5 7.9 1.9-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 58 45.3 33.9-57.3 20 16.2 9.8-25.7 13 14.9 6.3-31.3 18 15.2 8.8-24.9 11 8.4 4.2-16.2
$50,000+ 66 54 78.9 56.9-91.4 7 14.8 4.1-41.3 2 2.6 0.6-10.3 2 2.6 0.6-10.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8

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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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