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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Women's Health

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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 9,647 5,265 44.5 43.0-45.9 1,206 10.1 9.4-10.9 433 3.7 3.3- 4.2 858 8.0 7.2- 8.7 1,885 33.7 32.1-35.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 265 164 50.4 43.1-57.8 29 9.8 6.6-14.5 9 2.7 1.2- 5.8 22 10.0 6.4-15.4 41 27.0 20.0-35.4
Buncombe 216 123 46.0 37.9-54.4 28 10.4 6.8-15.7 8 2.7 1.3- 5.4 18 8.1 4.6-14.1 39 32.8 24.2-42.7
Cabarrus 224 132 48.6 39.0-58.3 25 7.5 4.7-11.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.7 12 3.4 1.8- 6.1 47 38.8 28.7-50.1
Catawba 268 145 44.9 37.6-52.4 41 11.9 8.3-16.7 16 6.0 3.3-10.9 22 9.5 5.7-15.2 44 27.8 20.5-36.5
Cumberland 309 162 44.4 37.8-51.2 47 14.1 10.1-19.3 9 2.3 1.1- 4.6 26 7.0 4.5-10.8 65 32.2 25.4-39.9
Davidson 238 112 36.2 28.6-44.6 37 12.6 7.9-19.5 16 4.7 2.7- 7.9 18 6.1 3.6-10.1 55 40.5 31.2-50.5
Durham 245 130 44.2 36.9-51.7 25 7.3 4.8-11.1 9 2.1 1.0- 4.2 20 7.8 4.6-12.9 61 38.7 31.1-46.8
Forsyth 242 148 51.9 43.8-59.9 28 10.2 6.9-15.0 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 19 8.6 4.1-16.9 39 26.9 19.6-35.7
Gaston 234 130 43.5 35.1-52.2 31 10.0 6.5-15.1 15 4.9 2.8- 8.6 18 10.2 5.2-19.1 40 31.4 22.2-42.3
Guilford 257 150 50.3 40.9-59.7 31 8.5 5.7-12.7 8 3.6 1.5- 8.4 22 6.4 3.8-10.4 46 31.2 22.2-41.9
Iredell 273 152 45.6 38.3-53.2 28 6.8 4.4-10.3 17 4.9 2.8- 8.2 18 5.2 3.1- 8.6 58 37.5 29.7-46.1
Johnston 286 148 39.2 32.0-46.9 40 10.2 7.1-14.5 16 3.2 1.9- 5.5 25 6.0 3.8- 9.4 57 41.3 32.5-50.8
Mecklenburg 397 199 40.4 34.5-46.5 48 9.4 6.9-12.8 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0 48 10.5 7.6-14.4 88 36.9 30.5-43.8
New Hanover 223 137 50.1 42.2-58.0 36 16.3 11.2-23.2 8 4.1 1.9- 8.4 13 6.6 3.5-11.9 29 23.0 15.8-32.1
Onslow 237 119 34.9 28.3-42.2 25 8.2 5.4-12.3 9 3.1 1.4- 6.4 14 4.8 2.6- 8.5 70 49.1 41.0-57.2
Orange 223 125 49.5 41.7-57.4 27 10.2 6.7-15.1 11 6.2 3.1-12.0 30 13.8 9.2-20.1 30 20.3 13.9-28.9
Pitt 266 160 50.3 42.6-58.0 31 9.2 6.2-13.5 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6 17 6.7 3.2-13.3 50 29.8 22.0-39.0
Randolph 252 133 37.5 30.5-45.2 32 13.1 8.5-19.6 16 6.2 3.5-10.6 17 5.6 3.2- 9.7 54 37.6 28.7-47.5
Robeson 254 136 45.6 38.1-53.4 35 9.8 6.7-14.1 12 5.1 2.8- 9.0 22 7.9 4.8-12.6 49 31.6 24.0-40.3
Rowan 260 142 41.1 33.3-49.4 35 12.8 8.6-18.7 19 6.1 3.8- 9.9 24 8.9 5.7-13.8 40 31.0 21.7-42.2
Union 254 114 36.3 29.6-43.5 31 11.4 7.8-16.4 13 3.5 2.0- 6.3 28 8.6 5.5-13.1 68 40.2 32.4-48.6
Wake 338 181 41.7 35.4-48.3 36 8.3 5.8-11.8 18 4.2 2.4- 7.1 25 6.3 3.7-10.4 78 39.5 32.4-47.1
Wayne 303 169 46.5 39.1-54.0 35 8.2 5.6-11.8 10 2.7 1.4- 5.3 25 8.0 5.1-12.2 64 34.6 27.1-43.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,329 1,855 45.2 43.0-47.4 436 11.1 9.9-12.4 129 3.6 2.9- 4.5 262 7.4 6.3- 8.8 647 32.7 30.2-35.2
Piedmont 4,592 2,500 44.3 42.2-46.5 557 9.6 8.6-10.7 217 3.6 3.0- 4.4 403 8.0 6.9- 9.1 915 34.5 32.1-36.9
Western NC 1,726 910 43.3 40.3-46.4 213 10.5 8.9-12.4 87 4.4 3.4- 5.7 193 9.1 7.6-10.9 323 32.7 29.3-36.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,119 594 43.9 40.1-47.7 137 10.0 8.1-12.2 53 4.0 2.9- 5.5 131 9.3 7.4-11.6 204 32.8 28.7-37.3
Northwest 1,986 1,061 43.3 40.3-46.5 266 12.0 10.2-14.2 112 4.2 3.4- 5.3 174 8.0 6.5- 9.9 373 32.4 28.9-36.1
Charlotte 1,253 665 44.8 41.1-48.6 148 9.0 7.4-10.9 58 3.8 2.7- 5.3 116 8.8 6.9-11.1 266 33.6 29.6-37.8
Greensboro 1,130 649 48.9 44.2-53.6 130 9.4 7.5-11.6 49 4.3 2.9- 6.2 107 8.5 6.6-10.8 195 29.0 24.3-34.2
Southern Regional 968 514 43.3 39.2-47.5 125 10.9 8.7-13.4 31 2.5 1.7- 3.7 84 7.4 5.7- 9.6 214 35.9 31.3-40.7
Coastal 469 271 48.6 42.9-54.4 75 13.7 10.6-17.6 14 2.6 1.4- 4.5 34 6.9 4.8-10.0 75 28.2 22.3-34.9
Wake 1,034 546 41.1 36.9-45.4 119 8.5 6.7-10.8 46 3.1 2.0- 4.6 86 7.0 5.1- 9.4 237 40.3 35.5-45.3
Area L 306 172 46.1 39.5-53.0 43 11.5 8.1-16.1 20 7.8 4.6-12.9 24 7.8 5.0-11.9 47 26.7 20.2-34.4
Eastern 1,382 793 45.7 42.1-49.3 163 9.7 8.1-11.7 50 3.3 2.4- 4.7 102 7.7 5.6-10.5 274 33.5 29.6-37.6

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram 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.

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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