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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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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 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,605 1,125 70.0 66.7-73.2 184 10.8 8.9-13.0 55 2.9 2.0- 4.3 92 5.0 3.8- 6.5 149 11.3 8.9-14.1
AGE
18-24 50 34 68.1 50.5-81.7 6 9.8 4.2-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 22.2 10.7-40.3
25-34 198 147 67.0 57.7-75.2 21 12.8 7.8-20.3 4 2.4 0.8- 6.8 5 2.1 0.7- 5.8 21 15.6 9.2-25.1
35-44 277 206 75.8 69.0-81.5 30 10.5 6.9-15.8 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8 17 5.2 2.8- 9.4 15 6.1 3.2-11.1
45-54 349 256 73.5 66.7-79.3 45 12.0 8.4-16.9 9 3.1 1.1- 8.7 20 5.3 3.2- 8.6 19 6.1 3.2-11.5
55-64 302 202 69.5 62.8-75.5 38 11.3 7.6-16.4 12 4.2 2.0- 8.5 23 7.2 4.4-11.6 27 7.8 5.0-12.1
65-74 251 181 76.1 69.4-81.8 26 8.4 5.4-12.8 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7 9 2.9 1.3- 6.7 24 10.0 6.2-15.7
75+ 160 86 52.0 41.9-61.9 16 7.0 3.9-12.0 10 6.8 2.8-15.9 16 13.0 6.6-24.1 32 21.2 14.1-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 175 61.3 53.4-68.6 33 8.2 5.3-12.5 12 3.2 1.5- 6.7 27 9.2 5.8-14.3 50 18.1 12.5-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 356 68.3 62.5-73.7 63 10.9 8.0-14.7 19 3.0 1.6- 5.4 29 3.7 2.3- 5.7 60 14.1 10.1-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 405 283 68.1 61.3-74.2 53 13.2 9.4-18.1 20 4.6 2.3- 8.7 28 7.8 4.9-12.2 21 6.4 3.2-12.4
College Graduate 374 309 79.6 72.0-85.5 35 9.6 6.0-14.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 18 9.2 4.8-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 190 59.7 52.2-66.8 34 12.0 7.6-18.3 17 4.9 2.6- 9.0 24 6.0 3.6-10.1 53 17.3 12.2-24.1
$15,000- 24,999 363 234 60.9 53.2-68.1 54 14.5 10.4-20.0 14 4.3 1.9- 9.3 28 8.6 5.1-14.1 33 11.7 6.8-19.4
$25,000- 34,999 204 155 72.4 62.1-80.7 21 11.5 6.4-19.8 4 2.1 0.5- 7.5 10 4.6 2.2- 9.2 14 9.4 4.1-20.2
$35,000- 49,999 190 146 76.4 67.7-83.4 22 9.5 5.8-15.1 7 3.0 1.2- 7.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.5 11 8.9 4.4-17.2
$50,000-74,999 165 133 75.4 64.8-83.6 18 12.1 6.7-21.0 3 2.1 0.5- 7.8 3 1.8 0.4- 8.0 8 8.6 3.8-18.5
$75,000+ 141 122 88.4 78.9-93.9 8 2.1 1.0- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.5 1.5- 7.6 4 6.1 1.9-17.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 386 58.6 53.0-64.0 85 14.3 10.8-18.6 34 5.9 3.6- 9.5 49 7.9 5.3-11.5 71 13.3 9.7-18.1
No 927 707 76.4 72.2-80.1 94 9.3 7.1-12.0 19 1.4 0.8- 2.6 41 3.7 2.6- 5.2 66 9.3 6.5-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 42 74.8 51.7-89.2 2 2.3 0.4-11.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 3 11.1 2.6-36.5 3 10.5 2.4-36.4
Non-Veteran 1,554 1,083 69.8 66.4-73.0 182 11.2 9.2-13.4 54 3.0 2.0- 4.4 89 4.7 3.7- 6.1 146 11.3 8.9-14.2

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those 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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