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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 your last breast exam?*

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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 9,537 6,519 68.3 66.8-69.8 1,194 12.6 11.6-13.6 456 4.3 3.8- 4.9 759 6.9 6.3- 7.6 609 7.9 6.9- 9.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,409 5,987 71.7 70.1-73.2 1,014 12.0 11.0-13.1 356 3.8 3.3- 4.4 568 5.6 5.0- 6.3 484 6.9 5.8- 8.1
No 1,115 524 50.5 46.0-55.0 178 15.2 12.5-18.4 100 6.8 5.3- 8.8 189 14.0 11.6-16.9 124 13.4 10.6-16.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 174 105 66.3 54.9-76.1 22 12.1 6.9-20.3 10 4.1 1.9- 8.8 19 10.5 4.7-21.8 18 6.9 3.9-12.1
Recommended Range 3,294 2,273 69.3 66.8-71.7 414 13.7 11.9-15.9 142 4.1 3.3- 5.2 256 5.7 4.9- 6.7 209 7.1 5.6- 8.9
Overweight 2,852 2,003 69.8 67.2-72.3 335 11.5 10.0-13.2 125 3.8 3.0- 4.8 233 7.9 6.5- 9.5 156 7.0 5.4- 9.0
Obese 2,648 1,768 65.8 62.9-68.7 355 12.7 11.1-14.6 147 4.9 3.9- 6.1 213 7.7 6.4- 9.2 165 8.9 6.7-11.7
Current Smoker
No 7,893 5,542 70.4 68.8-71.9 954 12.3 11.2-13.5 350 3.9 3.4- 4.4 546 5.8 5.2- 6.6 501 7.6 6.5- 8.7
Yes 1,614 950 58.8 54.9-62.5 239 13.8 11.7-16.1 106 6.2 4.6- 8.2 211 11.7 9.7-14.0 108 9.7 6.7-13.7
History of CVD**
Yes 967 586 58.0 52.8-63.1 106 11.5 8.8-14.8 58 5.9 4.1- 8.4 123 11.7 9.1-14.9 94 12.9 8.6-19.0
No 8,481 5,886 69.3 67.7-70.8 1,074 12.6 11.6-13.7 394 4.1 3.6- 4.7 624 6.5 5.8- 7.2 503 7.5 6.5- 8.7
Binge Drinker
No 8,936 6,087 68.2 66.7-69.7 1,120 12.5 11.6-13.6 429 4.3 3.8- 4.9 712 7.0 6.3- 7.8 588 7.9 6.9- 9.0
Yes 532 391 72.6 65.7-78.6 63 12.9 8.3-19.5 22 3.8 2.0- 7.3 40 5.8 4.0- 8.5 16 4.8 2.3- 9.9
Heavy Drinker
No 9,110 6,216 68.3 66.9-69.8 1,140 12.4 11.5-13.4 439 4.4 3.9- 5.0 722 6.8 6.1- 7.5 593 8.1 7.0- 9.3
Yes 312 225 70.7 59.8-79.6 40 18.0 9.8-30.6 13 2.1 1.1- 4.0 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 11 3.8 1.7- 8.3
Current Asthma
Yes 949 623 64.4 59.4-69.1 123 12.5 9.9-15.7 42 4.7 3.0- 7.2 88 7.4 5.5- 9.9 73 11.0 7.3-16.2
No 8,546 5,868 68.8 67.2-70.3 1,067 12.6 11.5-13.7 412 4.3 3.7- 4.9 666 6.8 6.1- 7.6 533 7.6 6.5- 8.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,133 736 63.1 58.9-67.2 132 11.8 9.4-14.7 57 5.6 3.9- 8.2 95 8.1 6.1-10.6 113 11.3 8.7-14.6
No 8,401 5,781 68.9 67.3-70.4 1,062 12.6 11.6-13.8 399 4.1 3.6- 4.7 664 6.8 6.1- 7.5 495 7.6 6.5- 8.8
Disability
Yes 3,573 2,244 62.1 59.6-64.6 459 13.2 11.7-14.9 212 5.8 4.8- 7.0 375 9.8 8.5-11.3 283 9.0 7.2-11.3
No 5,778 4,152 71.3 69.5-73.1 717 12.3 11.1-13.6 239 3.6 3.0- 4.3 371 5.6 4.9- 6.4 299 7.2 6.0- 8.6

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam 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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