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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITE FEMALES 4,836 3,033 67.1 65.0-69.1 792 14.2 12.9-15.6 286 5.4 4.5- 6.4 634 9.3 8.4-10.4 91 4.0 2.8- 5.7
AGE
18-24 146 101 64.3 53.5-73.8 10 6.1 2.9-12.3 5 5.3 2.1-12.5 3 1.6 0.4- 6.3 27 22.8 14.8-33.5
25-34 578 449 77.8 73.3-81.8 75 12.9 9.8-16.7 23 3.7 2.4- 5.9 27 4.7 2.8- 7.5 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4
35-44 916 643 71.0 67.2-74.5 129 14.1 11.5-17.1 58 6.3 4.6- 8.5 81 7.5 5.8- 9.7 5 1.2 0.4- 3.5
45-54 1,017 696 68.6 64.9-72.0 164 16.0 13.3-19.1 45 4.7 3.3- 6.7 107 10.3 8.3-12.7 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
55-64 939 610 65.6 61.7-69.4 152 16.3 13.5-19.5 56 5.7 4.0- 7.9 118 12.2 9.7-15.2 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
65-74 700 346 52.7 48.2-57.2 170 23.0 19.5-26.8 53 7.4 5.5-10.0 125 16.0 12.9-19.7 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4
75+ 508 168 36.6 31.4-42.1 86 16.1 12.4-20.6 44 7.5 5.3-10.4 170 32.6 27.8-37.8 40 7.3 4.6-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 378 153 43.0 35.7-50.6 56 13.2 9.4-18.4 32 9.0 5.6-14.0 113 25.2 19.6-31.8 24 9.6 4.9-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,241 690 61.5 56.9-65.9 207 13.9 11.3-16.8 99 7.6 5.4-10.6 216 12.5 10.3-15.1 29 4.6 2.6- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,418 903 65.5 61.5-69.3 247 16.2 13.7-19.1 77 4.7 3.5- 6.3 166 8.2 6.6-10.1 25 5.4 2.9- 9.7
College Graduate 1,793 1,283 76.2 73.3-78.9 281 13.0 11.2-15.1 78 3.8 2.8- 5.0 138 5.4 4.4- 6.6 13 1.6 0.5- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 409 176 54.0 45.5-62.3 57 10.3 7.2-14.6 45 9.0 6.0-13.4 120 22.1 17.1-28.0 11 4.6 1.9-10.9
$15,000- 24,999 623 295 51.1 44.4-57.8 115 14.9 11.1-19.7 55 9.5 6.0-14.9 136 16.5 12.9-20.7 22 8.0 3.8-15.9
$25,000- 34,999 457 257 61.3 55.1-67.1 86 17.1 13.0-22.1 28 5.6 3.6- 8.7 80 14.8 10.8-20.0 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4
$35,000- 49,999 710 450 65.2 59.7-70.3 129 15.5 12.2-19.5 39 5.8 3.7- 8.9 84 10.0 7.3-13.5 8 3.5 1.3- 9.1
$50,000-74,999 767 566 76.0 71.4-80.0 103 10.8 8.3-14.0 35 5.9 3.6- 9.5 58 5.8 4.3- 7.8 5 1.6 0.4- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,192 917 75.8 71.6-79.4 173 14.7 12.2-17.6 47 3.6 2.5- 5.1 49 3.2 2.3- 4.4 6 2.8 0.8- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,508 814 61.5 57.7-65.1 262 14.4 12.3-16.9 102 5.7 4.4- 7.4 293 15.2 12.9-17.8 37 3.1 1.9- 5.2
No 3,251 2,169 69.0 66.5-71.4 524 14.3 12.7-16.1 177 5.1 4.1- 6.4 329 7.2 6.2- 8.3 52 4.4 2.8- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 61 68.0 56.0-78.1 17 16.3 8.9-27.9 5 3.4 1.1-10.4 13 11.7 6.3-20.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Non-Veteran 4,739 2,972 67.0 65.0-69.1 775 14.2 12.9-15.6 281 5.4 4.5- 6.5 621 9.3 8.3-10.4 90 4.1 2.8- 5.8

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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 respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^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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