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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,213 754 61.4 57.5-65.1 459 38.6 34.9-42.5
Females 1,213 754 61.4 57.5-65.1 459 38.6 34.9-42.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 5 44.6 17.8-74.8 10 55.4 25.2-82.2
Non-Hispanic 1,190 745 61.6 57.8-65.4 445 38.4 34.6-42.2
AGE
40-44 151 84 52.5 41.9-63.0 67 47.5 37.0-58.1
45-54 348 232 64.6 57.5-71.2 116 35.4 28.8-42.5
55-64 300 193 67.0 60.2-73.2 107 33.0 26.8-39.8
65-74 252 168 71.6 64.6-77.6 84 28.4 22.4-35.4
75+ 162 77 46.2 36.6-56.1 85 53.8 43.9-63.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 144 52.5 44.3-60.6 127 47.5 39.4-55.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 420 259 61.2 54.8-67.2 161 38.8 32.8-45.2
Some Post-H.S. 276 163 56.4 48.2-64.2 113 43.6 35.8-51.8
College Graduate 246 188 76.3 68.6-82.6 58 23.7 17.4-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 264 136 49.1 41.0-57.2 128 50.9 42.8-59.0
$15,000- 24,999 278 161 53.6 45.5-61.4 117 46.4 38.6-54.5
$25,000- 34,999 139 93 67.9 57.5-76.8 46 32.1 23.2-42.5
$35,000- 49,999 141 94 63.4 50.9-74.4 47 36.6 25.6-49.1
$50,000-74,999 110 87 74.9 62.4-84.3 23 25.1 15.7-37.6
$75,000+ 97 78 82.8 72.3-89.9 19 17.2 10.1-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 556 320 54.7 49.0-60.3 236 45.3 39.7-51.0
No 625 418 66.7 61.4-71.6 207 33.3 28.4-38.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 29 71.7 46.4-88.1 9 28.3 11.9-53.6
Non-Veteran 1,175 725 60.9 57.1-64.7 450 39.1 35.3-42.9

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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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