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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you had your last Pap smear?*

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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%)
TOTAL 6,422 4,083 68.0 66.3-69.7 1,020 13.9 12.8-15.1 374 5.0 4.3- 5.8 790 8.8 7.9- 9.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,522 3,650 70.6 68.7-72.4 880 13.7 12.6-15.0 279 4.2 3.5- 5.0 593 7.3 6.5- 8.1 120 4.3 3.1- 5.8
No 892 428 56.3 51.4-61.0 139 14.5 11.7-18.0 95 8.8 6.7-11.6 196 15.9 13.1-19.2 34 4.4 2.7- 7.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 115 61 61.5 47.7-73.7 19 14.0 7.6-24.5 9 5.4 2.4-11.7 23 18.4 9.7-31.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
Recommended Range 2,357 1,532 68.2 65.2-71.1 353 13.5 11.7-15.5 131 5.2 4.1- 6.6 279 7.6 6.5- 8.8 62 5.5 3.6- 8.5
Overweight 1,807 1,157 69.4 66.3-72.4 296 14.0 12.0-16.3 86 3.8 2.7- 5.3 239 10.5 8.7-12.6 29 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Obese 1,738 1,081 67.0 63.6-70.1 283 14.6 12.5-17.0 128 6.0 4.6- 7.7 202 8.3 6.8-10.1 44 4.2 2.8- 6.3
Current Smoker
No 5,292 3,425 68.9 67.0-70.8 840 13.8 12.6-15.1 282 4.2 3.6- 5.0 607 7.9 7.1- 8.9 138 5.1 3.9- 6.7
Yes 1,111 645 64.0 59.7-68.0 179 14.2 11.7-17.3 91 8.4 6.2-11.4 179 12.4 10.1-15.2 17 0.9 0.5- 1.5
History of CVD**
Yes 447 214 54.3 46.6-61.8 69 17.6 12.7-23.9 45 9.1 6.0-13.6 106 16.6 12.5-21.7 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6
No 5,927 3,845 68.8 67.0-70.6 945 13.7 12.6-14.9 323 4.7 4.0- 5.5 673 8.3 7.5- 9.2 141 4.4 3.4- 5.8
Binge Drinker
No 5,927 3,727 67.1 65.3-68.8 954 14.5 13.3-15.8 350 5.0 4.3- 5.7 744 9.0 8.2-10.0 152 4.4 3.4- 5.7
Yes 445 326 75.7 68.1-81.9 58 8.8 6.4-11.9 20 5.6 2.8-10.9 39 5.7 3.9- 8.4 2 4.2 1.0-16.3
Heavy Drinker
No 6,094 3,861 67.7 66.0-69.4 973 14.1 13.0-15.4 357 5.0 4.3- 5.8 754 8.9 8.0- 9.8 149 4.2 3.3- 5.5
Yes 249 173 74.0 61.5-83.6 36 10.3 6.6-15.6 12 2.7 1.3- 5.2 24 6.0 3.6- 9.9 4 7.0 1.2-31.8
Current Asthma
Yes 550 344 68.3 62.5-73.5 93 13.2 10.1-17.2 31 5.1 3.3- 7.8 68 9.4 6.5-13.5 14 4.0 2.1- 7.4
No 5,842 3,721 68.1 66.2-69.8 919 13.9 12.8-15.2 342 5.0 4.3- 5.8 719 8.7 7.8- 9.6 141 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Diabetes
Yes 581 321 60.4 54.4-66.1 98 15.5 11.8-20.2 49 7.2 5.0-10.2 100 14.8 11.0-19.7 13 2.1 1.1- 3.9
No 5,839 3,760 68.6 66.8-70.3 922 13.8 12.6-15.0 325 4.8 4.1- 5.7 690 8.3 7.5- 9.2 142 4.5 3.4- 5.9
Disability
Yes 2,004 1,099 62.3 59.1-65.4 339 15.2 13.2-17.5 144 5.9 4.7- 7.4 365 13.4 11.6-15.4 57 3.1 2.1- 4.6
No 4,282 2,897 70.0 67.8-72.0 665 13.5 12.2-15.0 220 4.6 3.8- 5.6 409 7.2 6.2- 8.2 91 4.7 3.4- 6.5

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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.

**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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