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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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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 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
-FEMALES 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
RACE
White 7,303 5,013 69.1 67.5-70.8 939 13.0 11.8-14.2 364 4.7 4.1- 5.4 621 7.5 6.7- 8.4 366 5.7 4.7- 6.9
African American 1,605 1,125 70.0 66.7-73.2 184 10.8 8.9-13.0 55 2.9 2.0- 4.3 92 5.0 3.8- 6.5 149 11.3 8.9-14.1
Other Minorities 594 358 57.8 51.4-63.9 70 13.7 10.0-18.5 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 42 6.0 3.9- 8.9 90 18.8 13.8-25.0
AGE
18-24 265 169 59.4 51.3-67.1 30 11.2 7.1-17.2 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7 5 2.4 0.9- 6.5 53 24.6 18.0-32.7
25-34 927 675 71.7 67.8-75.3 110 13.6 10.9-16.9 42 3.9 2.8- 5.4 37 3.7 2.4- 5.6 63 7.1 5.1- 9.7
35-44 1,477 1,030 69.6 66.6-72.5 196 13.2 11.2-15.4 73 4.9 3.7- 6.4 118 8.2 6.6-10.2 60 4.1 3.0- 5.7
45-54 1,857 1,300 70.3 67.6-72.9 273 13.9 12.1-16.0 85 4.5 3.4- 5.9 139 7.7 6.3- 9.3 60 3.6 2.6- 5.1
55-64 1,970 1,393 71.3 68.7-73.8 229 11.7 10.0-13.7 101 4.6 3.6- 5.8 163 8.4 6.9-10.2 84 3.9 3.0- 5.2
65-74 1,691 1,171 71.0 68.2-73.6 201 11.1 9.4-13.0 81 4.5 3.4- 5.9 129 7.0 5.7- 8.6 109 6.5 5.1- 8.2
75+ 1,274 727 56.3 52.7-59.8 144 11.0 9.1-13.2 65 5.4 3.8- 7.6 162 12.2 9.9-14.8 176 15.2 12.6-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,275 683 54.1 49.9-58.3 157 11.2 9.0-13.8 78 5.6 4.1- 7.5 147 11.3 9.1-14.0 210 17.8 14.7-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,769 1,812 64.2 61.2-67.2 335 11.5 9.9-13.3 140 4.6 3.6- 5.8 266 8.4 7.1-10.1 216 11.3 8.9-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,694 1,870 68.7 65.9-71.3 367 14.7 12.8-16.8 144 4.7 3.8- 5.9 204 6.9 5.7- 8.3 109 5.1 3.5- 7.2
College Graduate 2,783 2,144 77.8 75.4-80.1 335 12.2 10.4-14.3 91 2.9 2.2- 3.7 141 3.7 3.0- 4.6 72 3.4 2.3- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,191 638 56.8 51.9-61.7 157 12.0 9.6-14.9 87 6.2 4.7- 8.2 150 9.8 7.8-12.1 159 15.2 11.4-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,579 946 58.5 54.5-62.4 216 13.9 11.3-16.9 95 6.1 4.5- 8.2 177 10.3 8.4-12.6 145 11.3 8.8-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,009 687 66.4 62.1-70.4 127 12.7 10.2-15.9 41 4.6 3.1- 6.7 106 10.4 8.0-13.3 48 5.9 3.9- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,282 927 69.5 65.5-73.3 155 11.5 9.3-14.0 60 4.8 3.4- 6.8 88 7.6 5.7-10.1 52 6.6 4.3-10.1
$50,000-74,999 1,271 986 75.0 71.2-78.4 138 11.1 8.9-13.8 51 4.4 3.1- 6.1 58 5.1 3.4- 7.5 38 4.5 2.7- 7.4
$75,000+ 1,715 1,371 78.1 74.6-81.3 210 13.5 11.1-16.3 55 2.4 1.8- 3.4 56 2.6 1.9- 3.5 23 3.3 1.5- 7.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,573 2,244 62.1 59.6-64.6 459 13.2 11.7-14.9 212 5.8 4.8- 7.0 375 9.8 8.5-11.3 283 9.0 7.2-11.3
No 5,778 4,152 71.3 69.5-73.1 717 12.3 11.1-13.6 239 3.6 3.0- 4.3 371 5.6 4.9- 6.4 299 7.2 6.0- 8.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 157 74.3 64.8-81.9 16 7.7 4.1-13.9 7 2.8 1.2- 6.4 15 9.3 4.7-17.6 11 5.9 2.3-14.3
Non-Veteran 9,331 6,362 68.2 66.7-69.7 1,178 12.7 11.7-13.7 449 4.3 3.8- 4.9 744 6.9 6.2- 7.6 598 8.0 6.9- 9.1

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those 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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