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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How long has it been since you had your last Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,422 4,083 68.0 66.3-69.7 1,020 13.9 12.8-15.1 374 5.0 4.3- 5.8 790 8.8 7.9- 9.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,064 731 72.9 69.1-76.5 148 12.1 9.9-14.8 49 3.3 2.3- 4.7 103 7.3 5.4- 9.8 33 4.3 2.6- 7.2
AGE
18-24 51 36 72.8 55.2-85.3 6 7.9 3.3-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 19.3 8.6-37.8
25-34 195 162 79.7 70.4-86.7 21 9.2 5.3-15.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 8 7.1 2.8-16.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
35-44 235 177 79.4 72.4-84.9 32 13.7 9.0-20.4 7 2.2 1.0- 4.6 15 3.6 2.0- 6.5 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
45-54 218 157 75.7 68.1-82.0 24 10.9 6.6-17.3 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0 20 7.4 4.3-12.6 4 1.5 0.6- 4.2
55-64 165 102 65.3 55.9-73.6 28 16.5 10.8-24.2 10 5.1 2.5-10.1 20 10.5 6.0-17.7 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2
65-74 112 68 56.7 44.7-67.9 19 20.4 12.6-31.3 5 5.3 1.9-13.9 15 11.5 6.2-20.3 5 6.2 2.3-15.4
75+ 75 19 27.0 16.6-40.8 17 20.9 12.3-33.3 11 12.4 6.4-22.6 23 31.4 19.9-45.8 5 8.3 3.2-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 85 59.5 49.1-69.2 22 13.2 8.0-21.2 13 6.5 3.4-12.1 30 13.6 8.7-20.8 10 7.1 3.6-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 227 75.8 69.9-80.9 53 10.9 7.8-15.0 18 4.1 2.3- 7.1 36 6.6 4.2-10.1 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 276 190 67.1 58.7-74.5 43 15.1 10.4-21.3 12 3.1 1.4- 6.7 23 6.9 4.3-10.9 8 7.9 3.3-17.8
College Graduate 281 228 81.0 72.7-87.2 30 10.1 6.3-15.9 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 14 6.0 2.3-15.2 3 1.5 0.3- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 114 63.5 54.5-71.7 32 16.2 10.5-24.2 16 6.6 3.8-11.4 30 10.3 6.5-15.8 5 3.4 1.4- 8.1
$15,000- 24,999 232 148 68.6 59.3-76.6 32 12.1 8.1-17.7 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3 28 10.8 5.4-20.6 11 5.0 2.2-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 135 95 67.4 54.7-78.0 20 14.2 7.8-24.5 7 5.0 2.0-11.9 9 6.8 3.1-13.9 4 6.6 1.4-26.7
$35,000- 49,999 138 108 80.2 70.4-87.3 21 15.1 8.8-24.7 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 6 3.2 1.3- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 126 103 79.8 68.8-87.7 12 11.0 5.5-21.0 3 3.5 0.8-13.1 6 2.5 1.0- 6.3 2 3.2 0.8-11.9
$75,000+ 101 80 83.0 69.6-91.2 11 4.8 2.4- 9.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 5 6.2 1.8-19.2 4 5.7 1.4-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 339 201 65.6 58.6-71.9 52 17.0 12.1-23.3 27 5.4 3.5- 8.4 46 8.7 6.1-12.4 13 3.2 1.8- 5.9
No 687 503 75.1 70.2-79.5 91 10.6 8.1-13.6 20 2.5 1.4- 4.3 54 7.0 4.6-10.5 19 4.9 2.6- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 32 93.6 82.9-97.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.9 1.9-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,027 699 72.1 68.0-75.8 147 12.6 10.3-15.4 49 3.4 2.4- 4.9 99 7.4 5.4-10.0 33 4.5 2.7- 7.5

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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 were not asked formed NEVER 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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