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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-FEMALES 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
RACE
White 4,923 4,832 96.0 94.3-97.2 91 4.0 2.8- 5.7
African American 1,080 1,047 95.7 92.8-97.5 33 4.3 2.5- 7.2
Other Minorities 493 463 93.5 89.0-96.3 30 6.5 3.7-11.0
AGE
18-24 266 222 80.0 72.3-85.9 44 20.0 14.1-27.7
25-34 909 897 98.5 97.0-99.3 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0
35-44 1,300 1,282 98.4 97.0-99.1 18 1.6 0.9- 3.0
45-54 1,317 1,305 99.3 98.7-99.6 12 0.7 0.4- 1.3
55-64 1,156 1,146 99.3 98.5-99.6 10 0.7 0.4- 1.5
65-74 866 854 98.2 96.6-99.1 12 1.8 0.9- 3.4
75+ 659 613 93.3 90.0-95.6 46 6.7 4.4-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 749 705 93.5 89.9-95.9 44 6.5 4.1-10.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,751 1,700 95.9 93.7-97.3 51 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,833 1,795 94.1 90.7-96.4 38 5.9 3.6- 9.3
College Graduate 2,187 2,165 97.7 94.9-98.9 22 2.3 1.1- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 717 698 96.5 93.5-98.1 19 3.5 1.9- 6.5
$15,000- 24,999 996 957 93.8 89.4-96.4 39 6.2 3.6-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 663 648 97.1 92.5-98.9 15 2.9 1.1- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 901 890 96.8 92.7-98.7 11 3.2 1.3- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 940 928 96.9 93.1-98.6 12 3.1 1.4- 6.9
$75,000+ 1,344 1,333 97.0 92.3-98.9 11 3.0 1.1- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,061 2,004 97.0 95.5-98.0 57 3.0 2.0- 4.5
No 4,328 4,237 95.3 93.5-96.6 91 4.7 3.4- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 149 99.1 96.3-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Non-Veteran 6,379 6,226 95.6 94.3-96.7 153 4.4 3.3- 5.7

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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