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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,051 917 88.5 85.0-91.2 134 11.5 8.8-15.0
Females 1,051 917 88.5 85.0-91.2 134 11.5 8.8-15.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 88.0 67.0-96.4 4 12.0 3.6-33.0
Non-Hispanic 1,031 902 88.5 85.0-91.2 129 11.5 8.8-15.0
AGE
18-24 51 42 80.7 62.2-91.4 9 19.3 8.6-37.8
25-34 195 186 91.5 81.8-96.3 9 8.5 3.7-18.2
35-44 235 216 95.2 92.0-97.2 19 4.8 2.8- 8.0
45-54 218 194 91.0 85.7-94.5 24 9.0 5.5-14.3
55-64 165 140 86.8 79.2-91.9 25 13.2 8.1-20.8
65-74 112 92 82.4 72.0-89.5 20 17.6 10.5-28.0
75+ 75 47 60.3 46.2-72.9 28 39.7 27.1-53.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 120 79.2 70.7-85.8 40 20.8 14.2-29.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 344 296 90.8 86.7-93.7 48 9.2 6.3-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 269 240 85.7 77.0-91.5 29 14.3 8.5-23.0
College Graduate 278 261 92.3 83.3-96.7 17 7.7 3.3-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 161 86.3 79.9-90.9 35 13.7 9.1-20.1
$15,000- 24,999 231 192 84.0 74.3-90.6 39 16.0 9.4-25.7
$25,000- 34,999 132 121 88.2 72.7-95.5 11 11.8 4.5-27.3
$35,000- 49,999 135 129 96.7 91.9-98.7 6 3.3 1.3- 8.1
$50,000-74,999 126 118 94.3 87.0-97.6 8 5.7 2.4-13.0
$75,000+ 99 90 87.8 72.7-95.1 9 12.2 4.9-27.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 337 278 88.0 83.7-91.2 59 12.0 8.8-16.3
No 678 607 88.3 83.6-91.8 71 11.7 8.2-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 33 94.1 83.2-98.1 4 5.9 1.9-16.8
Non-Veteran 1,014 884 88.2 84.7-91.0 130 11.8 9.0-15.3

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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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