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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITE FEMALES

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-WHITE FEMALES 4,804 4,083 86.6 84.9-88.2 721 13.4 11.8-15.1
AGE
18-24 146 116 75.6 64.9-83.9 30 24.4 16.1-35.1
25-34 578 547 94.4 91.3-96.5 31 5.6 3.5- 8.7
35-44 916 830 91.3 88.7-93.3 86 8.7 6.7-11.3
45-54 1,017 905 89.3 86.9-91.4 112 10.7 8.6-13.1
55-64 939 818 87.6 84.5-90.1 121 12.4 9.9-15.5
65-74 700 569 83.1 79.3-86.3 131 16.9 13.7-20.7
75+ 508 298 60.2 54.7-65.4 210 39.8 34.6-45.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 376 240 65.4 57.6-72.5 136 34.6 27.5-42.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,233 990 82.9 79.4-86.0 243 17.1 14.0-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,413 1,222 86.5 82.6-89.6 191 13.5 10.4-17.4
College Graduate 1,778 1,628 93.0 90.5-94.9 150 7.0 5.1- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 406 275 73.2 66.2-79.2 131 26.8 20.8-33.8
$15,000- 24,999 620 462 75.5 68.8-81.1 158 24.5 18.9-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 454 370 84.3 79.0-88.4 84 15.7 11.6-21.0
$35,000- 49,999 708 616 86.4 81.4-90.2 92 13.6 9.8-18.6
$50,000-74,999 766 703 92.6 89.6-94.8 63 7.4 5.2-10.4
$75,000+ 1,190 1,135 94.1 89.8-96.6 55 5.9 3.4-10.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,498 1,170 81.6 78.7-84.3 328 18.4 15.7-21.3
No 3,230 2,850 88.4 86.2-90.3 380 11.6 9.7-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 83 87.7 78.6-93.3 14 12.3 6.7-21.4
Non-Veteran 4,707 4,000 86.6 84.9-88.2 707 13.4 11.8-15.1

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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 catego ry.

^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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