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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 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,645 6,066 78.5 77.2-79.7 1,579 21.5 20.3-22.8
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,229 996 78.1 74.5-81.3 233 21.9 18.7-25.5
AGE
35-44 152 102 63.5 52.3-73.4 50 36.5 26.6-47.7
45-54 349 282 77.3 70.2-83.1 67 22.7 16.9-29.8
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. 275 216 73.4 64.2-80.9 59 26.6 19.1-35.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 346 79.9 73.9-84.8 76 20.1 15.2-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 281 215 73.0 64.9-79.7 66 27.0 20.3-35.1
College Graduate 251 219 85.8 78.9-90.7 32 14.2 9.3-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 204 74.7 66.2-81.6 62 25.3 18.4-33.8
$15,000- 24,999 283 223 74.9 67.0-81.5 60 25.1 18.5-33.0
$25,000- 34,999 142 118 80.1 70.2-87.3 24 19.9 12.7-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 143 119 80.3 66.7-89.2 24 19.7 10.8-33.3
$50,000-74,999 110 96 79.6 66.4-88.5 14 20.4 11.5-33.6
$75,000+ 96 85 86.9 76.2-93.2 11 13.1 6.8-23.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 567 460 78.4 73.0-82.9 107 21.6 17.1-27.0
No 628 507 77.4 72.3-81.9 121 22.6 18.1-27.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 31 87.3 73.0-94.6 7 12.7 5.4-27.0
Non-Veteran 1,191 965 77.7 74.0-81.0 226 22.3 19.0-26.0

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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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