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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 919 769 83.0 79.5-86.0 150 17.0 14.0-20.5
AGE
50-54 191 157 80.9 72.0-87.5 34 19.1 12.5-28.0
55-64 304 256 85.8 80.6-89.8 48 14.2 10.2-19.4
65-74 258 231 91.0 86.2-94.2 27 9.0 5.8-13.8
75+ 166 125 73.1 63.4-81.1 41 26.9 18.9-36.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 197 77.2 69.9-83.2 50 22.8 16.8-30.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 258 84.3 78.5-88.7 51 15.7 11.3-21.5
Some Post-H.S. 191 156 79.0 69.0-86.4 35 21.0 13.6-31.0
College Graduate 172 158 93.0 87.5-96.2 14 7.0 3.8-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 177 81.8 74.9-87.2 46 18.2 12.8-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 213 172 76.9 67.5-84.2 41 23.1 15.8-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 102 88 83.7 72.1-91.0 14 16.3 9.0-27.9
$35,000- 49,999 90 80 89.9 80.1-95.1 10 10.1 4.9-19.9
$50,000-74,999 69 65 92.8 80.4-97.6 4 7.2 2.4-19.6
$75,000+ 56 53 95.5 85.9-98.6 3 4.5 1.4-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 465 385 82.2 76.8-86.6 80 17.8 13.4-23.2
No 432 364 83.3 78.3-87.3 68 16.7 12.7-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 13 93.3 72.2-98.7 2 6.7 1.3-27.8
Non-Veteran 904 756 82.8 79.2-85.8 148 17.2 14.2-20.8

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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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