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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Women age 40 +)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
-Gaston County 191 105 54.9 46.6-62.9 86 45.1 37.1-53.4
RACE
White 165 92 56.3 47.4-64.9 73 43.7 35.1-52.6
Other 26 13 46.8 26.9-67.8 13 53.2 32.2-73.1
AGE
40-44 17 10 57.2 32.1-79.1 7 42.8 20.9-67.9
45+ 174 95 54.5 45.9-62.9 79 45.5 37.1-54.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 52 46.1 35.6-56.9 56 53.9 43.1-64.4
Some College + 83 53 66.1 53.4-76.8 30 33.9 23.2-46.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 44 45.3 33.8-57.3 51 54.7 42.7-66.2
$50,000+ 56 40 71.1 56.2-82.5 16 28.9 17.5-43.8

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^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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