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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
-FEMALES 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
RACE
White 4,886 3,965 82.1 80.7-83.4 921 17.9 16.6-19.3
African American 919 769 83.0 79.5-86.0 150 17.0 14.0-20.5
Other Minorities 185 139 75.1 66.1-82.3 46 24.9 17.7-33.9
AGE
50-54 981 780 80.5 77.2-83.4 201 19.5 16.6-22.8
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. 981 707 72.0 68.1-75.6 274 28.0 24.4-31.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,934 1,584 82.3 80.0-84.3 350 17.7 15.7-20.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,620 1,329 82.4 79.9-84.7 291 17.6 15.3-20.1
College Graduate 1,457 1,256 87.6 85.4-89.4 201 12.4 10.6-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 887 626 73.1 69.3-76.6 261 26.9 23.4-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 835 75.9 72.3-79.2 251 24.1 20.8-27.7
$25,000- 34,999 650 535 81.7 77.7-85.1 115 18.3 14.9-22.3
$35,000- 49,999 771 656 85.2 81.8-88.0 115 14.8 12.0-18.2
$50,000-74,999 685 609 88.7 85.5-91.3 76 11.3 8.7-14.5
$75,000+ 810 720 89.3 86.4-91.6 90 10.7 8.4-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,749 2,172 79.9 77.9-81.8 577 20.1 18.2-22.1
No 3,153 2,633 84.0 82.3-85.6 520 16.0 14.4-17.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 71 80.8 68.8-88.9 19 19.2 11.1-31.2
Non-Veteran 5,914 4,814 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,100 17.9 16.7-19.2

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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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