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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,080 1,047 95.7 92.8-97.5 33 4.3 2.5- 7.2
AGE
18-24 52 43 81.4 63.4-91.7 9 18.6 8.3-36.6
25-34 195 194 98.7 91.3-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
35-44 235 231 98.9 96.7-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
45-54 219 215 98.5 95.8-99.4 4 1.5 0.6- 4.2
55-64 166 161 97.3 92.8-99.0 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2
65-74 117 112 94.2 85.3-97.8 5 5.8 2.2-14.7
75+ 82 77 92.2 81.1-97.0 5 7.8 3.0-18.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 157 93.3 87.1-96.7 10 6.7 3.3-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 339 97.4 94.8-98.7 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 280 272 92.1 82.4-96.7 8 7.9 3.3-17.6
College Graduate 281 278 98.5 92.8-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 193 96.6 91.9-98.6 5 3.4 1.4- 8.1
$15,000- 24,999 235 224 95.0 88.8-97.8 11 5.0 2.2-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 136 132 93.4 73.4-98.6 4 6.6 1.4-26.6
$35,000- 49,999 138 138 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 126 124 96.8 88.1-99.2 2 3.2 0.8-11.9
$75,000+ 101 97 94.3 78.8-98.6 4 5.7 1.4-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 333 96.8 94.2-98.3 13 3.2 1.7- 5.8
No 694 675 95.1 90.9-97.4 19 4.9 2.6- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 37 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,043 1,010 95.5 92.6-97.4 33 4.5 2.6- 7.4

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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