SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-FEMALES 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
RACE
White 4,804 4,083 86.6 84.9-88.2 721 13.4 11.8-15.1
African American 1,051 917 88.5 85.0-91.2 134 11.5 8.8-15.0
Other Minorities 486 406 85.7 80.6-89.7 80 14.3 10.3-19.4
AGE
18-24 265 218 78.8 71.1-84.9 47 21.2 15.1-28.9
25-34 907 855 93.7 90.9-95.6 52 6.3 4.4- 9.1
35-44 1,296 1,165 90.3 88.0-92.2 131 9.7 7.8-12.0
45-54 1,312 1,162 89.6 87.6-91.4 150 10.4 8.6-12.4
55-64 1,148 991 86.9 84.1-89.2 157 13.1 10.8-15.9
65-74 841 683 82.8 79.4-85.7 158 17.2 14.3-20.6
75+ 601 358 60.6 55.6-65.4 243 39.4 34.6-44.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 712 507 76.9 72.1-81.0 205 23.1 19.0-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,704 1,392 85.5 82.9-87.8 312 14.5 12.2-17.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,794 1,557 86.3 83.0-89.0 237 13.7 11.0-17.0
College Graduate 2,155 1,972 91.8 89.3-93.8 183 8.2 6.2-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 704 520 81.2 77.0-84.7 184 18.8 15.3-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 978 762 80.8 76.3-84.7 216 19.2 15.3-23.7
$25,000- 34,999 644 539 86.3 81.6-89.9 105 13.7 10.1-18.4
$35,000- 49,999 890 783 87.5 83.4-90.7 107 12.5 9.3-16.6
$50,000-74,999 936 858 91.4 88.0-93.9 78 8.6 6.1-12.0
$75,000+ 1,335 1,264 93.1 89.3-95.6 71 6.9 4.4-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,989 1,570 83.5 81.1-85.6 419 16.5 14.4-18.9
No 4,249 3,752 88.1 86.2-89.7 497 11.9 10.3-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 129 89.3 82.8-93.6 20 10.7 6.4-17.2
Non-Veteran 6,221 5,303 86.8 85.4-88.2 918 13.2 11.8-14.6

Back to Women's Health.

*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 who have never had a Pap Smear were included in the NO cate gory.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook