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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Women age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 167 143 82.5 74.0-88.7 24 17.5 11.3-26.0
Buncombe 144 121 83.6 75.6-89.4 23 16.4 10.6-24.4
Cabarrus 133 112 86.0 78.5-91.1 21 14.0 8.9-21.5
Catawba 166 141 84.9 76.6-90.5 25 15.1 9.5-23.4
Cumberland 176 148 84.9 78.0-89.9 28 15.1 10.1-22.0
Davidson 140 109 74.9 65.8-82.1 31 25.1 17.9-34.2
Durham 143 117 82.0 73.2-88.4 26 18.0 11.6-26.8
Forsyth 145 125 88.0 81.0-92.7 20 12.0 7.3-19.0
Gaston 155 128 81.3 72.8-87.5 27 18.7 12.5-27.2
Guilford 162 135 84.7 77.1-90.1 27 15.3 9.9-22.9
Iredell 155 122 77.3 68.9-84.0 33 22.7 16.0-31.1
Johnston 147 119 82.2 74.1-88.1 28 17.8 11.9-25.9
Mecklenburg 229 181 81.0 75.0-85.8 48 19.0 14.2-25.0
New Hanover 152 133 84.3 75.8-90.2 19 15.7 9.8-24.2
Onslow 121 102 84.7 76.2-90.5 19 15.3 9.5-23.8
Orange 137 111 79.0 69.5-86.1 26 21.0 13.9-30.5
Pitt 163 142 86.1 78.4-91.4 21 13.9 8.6-21.6
Randolph 156 129 84.2 77.0-89.4 27 15.8 10.6-23.0
Robeson 133 108 76.1 66.0-84.0 25 23.9 16.0-34.0
Rowan 175 138 78.0 70.3-84.1 37 22.0 15.9-29.7
Union 147 106 71.7 62.2-79.6 41 28.3 20.4-37.8
Wake 179 147 84.3 77.6-89.3 32 15.7 10.7-22.4
Wayne 184 153 83.1 76.4-88.2 31 16.9 11.8-23.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,000 1,681 83.8 81.8-85.7 319 16.2 14.3-18.2
Piedmont 2,802 2,273 81.9 80.0-83.6 529 18.1 16.4-20.0
Western NC 1,202 931 79.4 76.5-82.0 271 20.6 18.0-23.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 797 618 79.4 76.0-82.4 179 20.6 17.6-24.0
Northwest 1,251 1,001 81.7 78.9-84.1 250 18.3 15.9-21.1
Charlotte 760 604 79.5 75.6-82.9 156 20.5 17.1-24.4
Greensboro 714 587 82.0 78.0-85.4 127 18.0 14.6-22.0
Southern Regional 528 440 84.5 80.6-87.8 88 15.5 12.2-19.4
Coastal 312 264 83.0 77.7-87.3 48 17.0 12.7-22.3
Wake 572 466 83.0 78.8-86.5 106 17.0 13.5-21.2
Area L 198 164 81.3 74.0-86.9 34 18.7 13.1-26.0
Eastern 872 741 85.1 81.9-87.9 131 14.9 12.1-18.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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