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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
-FEMALES 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
RACE
White 6,045 3,739 62.3 60.7-63.8 2,306 37.7 36.2-39.3
African American 1,213 754 61.4 57.5-65.1 459 38.6 34.9-42.5
Other Minorities 301 147 48.3 40.1-56.6 154 51.7 43.4-59.9
AGE
35-44 762 411 52.7 48.2-57.0 351 47.3 43.0-51.8
45-54 1,859 1,176 63.7 60.9-66.4 683 36.3 33.6-39.1
55-64 1,970 1,318 67.8 65.1-70.4 652 32.2 29.6-34.9
65-74 1,696 1,091 66.2 63.4-68.9 605 33.8 31.1-36.6
75+ 1,293 657 50.5 46.9-54.0 636 49.5 46.0-53.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,083 502 46.4 42.2-50.7 581 53.6 49.3-57.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,336 1,405 58.9 56.2-61.5 931 41.1 38.5-43.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,092 1,310 62.3 59.5-65.0 782 37.7 35.0-40.5
College Graduate 2,057 1,431 70.5 68.0-72.9 626 29.5 27.1-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,011 439 42.7 38.6-46.8 572 57.3 53.2-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,279 684 51.4 47.6-55.2 595 48.6 44.8-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 785 490 61.0 56.6-65.3 295 39.0 34.7-43.4
$35,000- 49,999 995 647 62.0 57.7-66.0 348 38.0 34.0-42.3
$50,000-74,999 955 690 71.5 67.7-74.9 265 28.5 25.1-32.3
$75,000+ 1,291 954 72.9 69.7-75.8 337 27.1 24.2-30.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,184 1,783 55.5 53.2-57.8 1,401 44.5 42.2-46.8
No 4,262 2,799 65.7 63.8-67.5 1,463 34.3 32.5-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 103 64.0 53.1-73.7 51 36.0 26.3-46.9
Non-Veteran 7,426 4,550 61.4 60.0-62.9 2,876 38.6 37.1-40.0

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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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