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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

How long has it been since you had your last Pap smear?*

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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 6,422 4,083 68.0 66.3-69.7 1,020 13.9 12.8-15.1 374 5.0 4.3- 5.8 790 8.8 7.9- 9.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-FEMALES 6,422 4,083 68.0 66.3-69.7 1,020 13.9 12.8-15.1 374 5.0 4.3- 5.8 790 8.8 7.9- 9.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
RACE
White 4,836 3,033 67.1 65.0-69.1 792 14.2 12.9-15.6 286 5.4 4.5- 6.4 634 9.3 8.4-10.4 91 4.0 2.8- 5.7
African American 1,064 731 72.9 69.1-76.5 148 12.1 9.9-14.8 49 3.3 2.3- 4.7 103 7.3 5.4- 9.8 33 4.3 2.6- 7.2
Other Minorities 489 298 65.6 59.3-71.4 78 15.3 11.5-19.9 33 5.0 3.3- 7.7 50 7.6 5.1-11.2 30 6.5 3.7-11.1
AGE
18-24 265 184 67.5 59.6-74.6 24 6.9 4.3-11.0 10 4.4 2.1- 8.9 3 1.0 0.2- 4.0 44 20.2 14.2-27.9
25-34 907 705 77.7 74.0-81.0 116 12.4 9.9-15.3 34 3.5 2.4- 5.2 40 4.9 3.2- 7.4 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0
35-44 1,296 904 70.4 67.1-73.4 186 14.6 12.4-17.2 75 5.4 4.1- 7.0 113 8.0 6.3-10.1 18 1.6 0.9- 3.0
45-54 1,312 897 69.4 66.2-72.5 200 15.4 13.0-18.1 65 4.9 3.6- 6.5 138 9.7 7.9-11.7 12 0.7 0.4- 1.3
55-64 1,148 737 64.9 61.2-68.3 183 16.3 13.7-19.2 71 5.7 4.3- 7.6 147 12.4 10.1-15.1 10 0.7 0.4- 1.5
65-74 841 428 53.3 49.1-57.4 196 22.5 19.3-26.0 59 7.1 5.3- 9.4 146 15.4 12.6-18.7 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5
75+ 601 193 35.0 30.3-40.0 107 17.2 13.7-21.3 58 8.4 6.3-11.1 197 32.1 27.6-36.9 46 7.3 4.9-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 714 344 56.1 50.6-61.5 106 13.2 10.3-16.8 58 7.4 5.3-10.4 162 16.5 13.2-20.4 44 6.7 4.3-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,715 997 65.9 62.3-69.3 277 13.1 11.0-15.4 126 6.5 4.9- 8.7 264 10.4 8.7-12.3 51 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,809 1,162 65.9 62.4-69.2 305 15.8 13.6-18.3 103 4.6 3.5- 5.9 201 7.9 6.5- 9.5 38 5.9 3.7- 9.3
College Graduate 2,176 1,575 75.4 72.6-78.0 331 13.2 11.5-15.2 86 3.3 2.5- 4.3 162 5.7 4.5- 7.2 22 2.3 1.1- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 708 347 60.7 54.8-66.4 104 12.3 9.3-16.0 73 8.2 6.0-11.2 165 15.3 12.3-18.8 19 3.5 1.9- 6.5
$15,000- 24,999 982 517 59.1 54.0-64.0 171 14.4 11.6-17.8 78 7.4 5.1-10.6 177 12.8 10.2-16.0 39 6.3 3.6-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 650 390 64.5 59.1-69.6 113 16.0 12.5-20.2 38 5.2 3.5- 7.6 94 11.4 8.5-15.1 15 3.0 1.1- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 896 587 67.4 62.6-71.8 156 15.2 12.3-18.7 46 5.1 3.4- 7.5 96 9.2 6.9-12.2 11 3.2 1.3- 7.4
$50,000-74,999 937 696 74.9 70.6-78.7 121 11.1 8.7-14.1 42 5.4 3.5- 8.4 66 5.5 4.0- 7.4 12 3.1 1.4- 6.9
$75,000+ 1,340 1,026 75.8 72.0-79.3 195 14.2 11.9-16.9 48 3.1 2.2- 4.5 60 3.8 2.7- 5.3 11 3.0 1.1- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,004 1,099 62.3 59.1-65.4 339 15.2 13.2-17.5 144 5.9 4.7- 7.4 365 13.4 11.6-15.4 57 3.1 2.1- 4.6
No 4,282 2,897 70.0 67.8-72.0 665 13.5 12.2-15.0 220 4.6 3.8- 5.6 409 7.2 6.2- 8.2 91 4.7 3.4- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 104 75.8 66.8-83.0 20 11.5 6.6-19.4 5 2.0 0.6- 6.1 18 9.8 5.7-16.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Non-Veteran 6,273 3,979 67.8 66.1-69.6 1,000 14.0 12.8-15.2 369 5.1 4.4- 5.9 772 8.8 7.9- 9.7 153 4.4 3.3- 5.7

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*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 respondents 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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