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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health

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%)
TOTAL 7,645 6,066 78.5 77.2-79.7 1,579 21.5 20.3-22.8
RACE
White 6,093 4,849 79.3 78.0-80.6 1,244 20.7 19.4-22.0
African American 1,229 996 78.1 74.5-81.3 233 21.9 18.7-25.5
Asian 37 27 75.7 58.1-87.5 10 24.3 12.5-41.9
Native American 135 97 72.2 61.3-81.1 38 27.8 18.9-38.7
Other Minorities 131 81 59.2 47.4-70.0 50 40.8 30.0-52.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 155 104 60.4 49.4-70.4 51 39.6 29.6-50.6
-English Speaking 97 73 67.2 53.8-78.3 24 32.8 21.7-46.2
-Spanish Speaking 58 31 54.0 36.4-70.6 27 46.0 29.4-63.6
Non-Hispanic 7,469 5,944 79.0 77.7-80.2 1,525 21.0 19.8-22.3
AGE
40-44 763 491 63.3 58.9-67.5 272 36.7 32.5-41.1
45-54 1,859 1,470 79.2 76.8-81.5 389 20.8 18.5-23.2
55-64 1,983 1,630 83.4 81.2-85.3 353 16.6 14.7-18.8
65-74 1,709 1,451 85.6 83.4-87.5 258 14.4 12.5-16.6
75+ 1,331 1,024 77.6 74.6-80.4 307 22.4 19.6-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,104 774 68.5 64.3-72.3 330 31.5 27.7-35.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,359 1,867 77.1 74.8-79.4 492 22.9 20.6-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,102 1,680 79.3 76.9-81.5 422 20.7 18.5-23.1
College Graduate 2,068 1,736 83.9 81.8-85.8 332 16.1 14.2-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,030 697 66.9 62.8-70.8 333 33.1 29.2-37.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,289 957 71.5 67.9-74.8 332 28.5 25.2-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 793 639 79.3 75.6-82.6 154 20.7 17.4-24.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,001 816 78.4 74.4-82.0 185 21.6 18.0-25.6
$50,000-74,999 955 815 83.9 80.7-86.6 140 16.1 13.4-19.3
$75,000+ 1,291 1,113 85.0 82.3-87.3 178 15.0 12.7-17.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,224 2,483 76.5 74.4-78.4 741 23.5 21.6-25.6
No 4,280 3,479 80.2 78.5-81.7 801 19.8 18.3-21.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 122 80.0 71.4-86.5 34 20.0 13.5-28.6
Non-Veteran 7,489 5,944 78.4 77.2-79.7 1,545 21.6 20.3-22.8

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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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