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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,478 4,769 88.4 86.8-89.8 709 11.6 10.2-13.2
No 885 658 79.8 76.0-83.2 227 20.2 16.8-24.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 115 89 80.9 67.5-89.7 26 19.1 10.3-32.5
Recommended Range 2,340 2,003 86.9 84.2-89.3 337 13.1 10.7-15.8
Overweight 1,796 1,529 87.2 84.6-89.4 267 12.8 10.6-15.4
Obese 1,732 1,487 87.5 85.0-89.7 245 12.5 10.3-15.0
Current Smoker
No 5,250 4,510 86.9 85.3-88.5 740 13.1 11.5-14.7
Yes 1,102 908 86.7 83.9-89.1 194 13.3 10.9-16.1
History of CVD**
Yes 443 324 80.9 75.5-85.3 119 19.1 14.7-24.5
No 5,879 5,072 87.2 85.7-88.6 807 12.8 11.4-14.3
Binge Drinker
No 5,878 4,988 86.6 85.1-87.9 890 13.4 12.1-14.9
Yes 444 404 90.1 82.1-94.8 40 9.9 5.2-17.9
Heavy Drinker
No 6,048 5,150 86.9 85.4-88.2 898 13.1 11.8-14.6
Yes 247 220 87.1 70.6-95.0 27 12.9 5.0-29.4
Current Asthma
Yes 544 463 86.8 82.1-90.4 81 13.2 9.6-17.9
No 5,796 4,942 86.9 85.4-88.3 854 13.1 11.7-14.6
Diabetes
Yes 576 463 83.1 78.1-87.1 113 16.9 12.9-21.9
No 5,793 4,968 87.2 85.7-88.6 825 12.8 11.4-14.3
Disability
Yes 1,989 1,570 83.5 81.1-85.6 419 16.5 14.4-18.9
No 4,249 3,752 88.1 86.2-89.7 497 11.9 10.3-13.8

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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 who have never had a Pap Smear were included in the NO categor y.

**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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