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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 394 277 72.9 67.2-78.0 52 11.8 8.7-15.9 16 3.2 1.9- 5.5 25 4.5 2.9- 7.0 24 7.5 4.4-12.5
RACE
White 257 182 77.0 70.9-82.2 39 13.6 9.6-18.9 9 3.1 1.5- 6.3 15 3.4 2.0- 5.8 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4
Other 135 93 67.1 56.3-76.3 13 9.5 5.1-16.9 7 3.4 1.6- 7.4 10 6.1 3.1-11.7 12 13.9 7.2-25.1
AGE
18-44 121 92 77.8 68.4-85.0 14 10.3 5.9-17.3 5 2.7 1.1- 6.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 8 7.6 3.3-16.4
45+ 264 178 67.5 60.4-73.9 37 13.6 9.6-19.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.4 22 7.2 4.6-11.0 16 7.7 3.9-14.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 71 67.4 54.4-78.2 12 8.8 4.5-16.6 4 2.5 0.8- 7.8 10 6.2 3.0-12.3 11 15.1 7.3-28.6
Some College + 283 205 75.6 69.3-81.0 40 13.2 9.3-18.3 11 3.2 1.7- 5.9 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8 12 4.2 1.9- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 101 68.6 58.3-77.4 17 9.6 5.5-16.4 9 5.1 2.5-10.1 14 7.2 3.9-13.1 13 9.4 4.5-18.4
$50,000+ 175 134 78.7 71.0-84.8 28 14.2 9.5-20.7 4 2.3 0.9- 6.2 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 5 3.4 1.0-11.1

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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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