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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,559 4,635 84.5 83.2-85.6 924 15.5 14.4-16.8
No 439 245 57.2 50.9-63.2 194 42.8 36.8-49.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 116 78 65.8 55.0-75.2 38 34.2 24.8-45.0
Recommended Range 2,028 1,643 81.3 79.0-83.4 385 18.7 16.6-21.0
Overweight 1,919 1,589 84.2 82.0-86.1 330 15.8 13.9-18.0
Obese 1,622 1,316 81.6 78.9-83.9 306 18.4 16.1-21.1
Current Smoker
No 5,144 4,269 83.6 82.3-84.9 875 16.4 15.1-17.7
Yes 839 596 72.1 68.1-75.7 243 27.9 24.3-31.9
History of CVD**
Yes 887 676 77.2 73.2-80.7 211 22.8 19.3-26.8
No 5,037 4,150 83.0 81.6-84.3 887 17.0 15.7-18.4
Binge Drinker
No 5,778 4,706 82.2 80.9-83.4 1,072 17.8 16.6-19.1
Yes 180 147 83.4 76.3-88.7 33 16.6 11.3-23.7
Heavy Drinker
No 5,742 4,672 82.0 80.7-83.3 1,070 18.0 16.7-19.3
Yes 180 149 84.8 77.2-90.1 31 15.2 9.9-22.8
Current Asthma
Yes 615 490 79.6 74.5-83.9 125 20.4 16.1-25.5
No 5,360 4,371 82.3 81.0-83.6 989 17.7 16.4-19.0
Diabetes
Yes 996 794 79.1 75.1-82.5 202 20.9 17.5-24.9
No 5,007 4,090 82.6 81.3-83.9 917 17.4 16.1-18.7
Disability
Yes 2,749 2,172 79.9 77.9-81.8 577 20.1 18.2-22.1
No 3,153 2,633 84.0 82.3-85.6 520 16.0 14.4-17.7

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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