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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,625 5,505 95.8 94.2-96.9 120 4.2 3.1- 5.8
No 897 863 95.6 92.9-97.3 34 4.4 2.7- 7.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 121 118 99.3 97.6-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Recommended Range 2,389 2,327 94.5 91.5-96.5 62 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Overweight 1,833 1,804 97.7 95.7-98.8 29 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Obese 1,754 1,710 95.8 93.7-97.3 44 4.2 2.7- 6.3
Current Smoker
No 5,387 5,249 94.9 93.3-96.2 138 5.1 3.8- 6.7
Yes 1,124 1,107 99.1 98.5-99.5 17 0.9 0.5- 1.5
History of CVD**
Yes 470 457 97.8 95.6-98.9 13 2.2 1.1- 4.4
No 6,007 5,866 95.6 94.2-96.7 141 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Binge Drinker
No 6,030 5,878 95.7 94.4-96.7 152 4.3 3.3- 5.6
Yes 446 444 95.8 83.7-99.0 2 4.2 1.0-16.3
Heavy Drinker
No 6,197 6,048 95.8 94.5-96.8 149 4.2 3.2- 5.5
Yes 251 247 93.0 68.3-98.8 4 7.0 1.2-31.7
Current Asthma
Yes 556 542 96.0 92.7-97.9 14 4.0 2.1- 7.3
No 5,944 5,803 95.7 94.3-96.8 141 4.3 3.2- 5.7
Diabetes
Yes 599 586 98.0 96.2-98.9 13 2.0 1.1- 3.8
No 5,929 5,787 95.6 94.1-96.6 142 4.4 3.4- 5.9
Disability
Yes 2,061 2,004 97.0 95.5-98.0 57 3.0 2.0- 4.5
No 4,328 4,237 95.3 93.5-96.6 91 4.7 3.4- 6.5

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

**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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