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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 18+ who had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 147 123 84.9 75.5-91.1 24 15.1 8.9-24.5
Buncombe 141 122 88.4 79.6-93.8 19 11.6 6.2-20.4
Cabarrus 140 124 84.9 71.8-92.5 16 15.1 7.5-28.2
Catawba 174 154 87.8 78.9-93.3 20 12.2 6.7-21.1
Cumberland 211 182 91.0 86.5-94.1 29 9.0 5.9-13.5
Davidson 156 130 88.3 81.9-92.6 26 11.7 7.4-18.1
Durham 188 167 87.0 79.5-92.0 21 13.0 8.0-20.5
Forsyth 168 147 85.7 73.5-92.8 21 14.3 7.2-26.5
Gaston 149 123 84.2 73.7-91.0 26 15.8 9.0-26.3
Guilford 173 149 87.0 77.1-93.0 24 13.0 7.0-22.9
Iredell 183 157 89.4 83.2-93.6 26 10.6 6.4-16.8
Johnston 189 166 89.4 82.3-93.8 23 10.6 6.2-17.7
Mecklenburg 288 254 92.0 87.3-95.0 34 8.0 5.0-12.7
New Hanover 152 137 91.1 84.7-95.0 15 8.9 5.0-15.3
Onslow 161 146 89.9 80.8-94.9 15 10.1 5.1-19.2
Orange 166 146 88.8 79.4-94.2 20 11.2 5.8-20.6
Pitt 189 163 84.9 75.8-91.0 26 15.1 9.0-24.2
Randolph 155 132 85.4 74.4-92.2 23 14.6 7.8-25.6
Robeson 170 136 80.2 72.0-86.4 34 19.8 13.6-28.0
Rowan 168 135 85.1 78.3-90.0 33 14.9 10.0-21.7
Union 178 153 83.8 72.7-90.9 25 16.2 9.1-27.3
Wake 267 239 87.9 79.9-93.0 28 12.1 7.0-20.1
Wayne 199 174 92.1 87.6-95.0 25 7.9 5.0-12.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,186 1,892 89.2 87.4-90.7 294 10.8 9.3-12.6
Piedmont 3,107 2,675 86.8 84.5-88.7 432 13.2 11.3-15.5
Western NC 1,077 865 82.5 79.1-85.5 212 17.5 14.5-20.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 721 576 83.5 79.5-86.8 145 16.5 13.2-20.5
Northwest 1,262 1,063 85.4 81.9-88.3 199 14.6 11.7-18.1
Charlotte 843 728 87.7 84.0-90.7 115 12.3 9.3-16.0
Greensboro 731 621 86.7 82.2-90.2 110 13.3 9.8-17.8
Southern Regional 660 561 87.0 82.9-90.3 99 13.0 9.7-17.1
Coastal 309 274 90.4 86.1-93.5 35 9.6 6.5-13.9
Wake 758 667 86.2 81.0-90.1 91 13.8 9.9-19.0
Area L 196 168 90.6 86.0-93.8 28 9.4 6.2-14.0
Eastern 890 774 89.7 86.9-91.9 116 10.3 8.1-13.1

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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.

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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