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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Mecklenburg County 288 254 92.0 87.3-95.0 34 8.0 5.0-12.7
RACE
White 196 172 93.7 90.3-95.9 24 6.3 4.1- 9.7
Other 92 82 89.5 77.7-95.4 10 10.5 4.6-22.3
AGE
18-44 116 114 97.7 90.6-99.5 2 2.3 0.5- 9.4
45+ 172 140 83.2 74.4-89.4 32 16.8 10.6-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 52 85.1 73.2-92.3 16 14.9 7.7-26.8
Some College + 218 201 94.7 89.1-97.5 17 5.3 2.5-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 86 91.2 85.5-94.8 19 8.8 5.2-14.5
$50,000+ 142 136 95.6 87.2-98.6 6 4.4 1.4-12.8

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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 respondents who who have never had a Pap Smear were inclu ded in the NO 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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