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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 7,303 5,013 69.1 67.5-70.8 939 13.0 11.8-14.2 364 4.7 4.1- 5.4 621 7.5 6.7- 8.4 366 5.7 4.7- 6.9
Females 7,303 5,013 69.1 67.5-70.8 939 13.0 11.8-14.2 364 4.7 4.1- 5.4 621 7.5 6.7- 8.4 366 5.7 4.7- 6.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 76 49 62.2 44.5-77.2 12 13.3 6.1-26.5 1 3.2 0.4-19.4 5 15.5 4.8-39.8 9 5.8 2.7-12.3
Non-Hispanic 7,215 4,959 69.2 67.6-70.9 925 12.9 11.8-14.2 363 4.7 4.1- 5.4 615 7.4 6.7- 8.3 353 5.7 4.6- 6.9
AGE
18-24 145 89 56.9 46.2-67.0 15 11.6 6.1-21.0 7 3.8 1.5- 9.0 4 3.4 1.1-10.0 30 24.3 16.1-35.1
25-34 591 445 75.7 71.1-79.8 74 13.3 10.2-17.2 27 3.8 2.5- 5.9 29 4.8 3.0- 7.6 16 2.4 1.2- 4.5
35-44 1,043 728 70.5 67.1-73.8 148 14.0 11.7-16.8 59 6.0 4.4- 8.1 86 8.0 6.2-10.2 22 1.4 0.9- 2.3
45-54 1,402 984 70.3 67.3-73.2 213 14.7 12.6-17.1 67 4.6 3.4- 6.1 107 8.3 6.6-10.3 31 2.2 1.4- 3.4
55-64 1,597 1,147 72.8 70.0-75.5 186 11.5 9.7-13.6 82 4.5 3.4- 5.8 130 8.4 6.8-10.5 52 2.7 1.9- 3.9
65-74 1,393 958 69.8 66.7-72.8 172 11.8 9.8-14.0 68 4.9 3.6- 6.6 117 7.8 6.3- 9.7 78 5.7 4.3- 7.5
75+ 1,083 626 57.4 53.6-61.1 124 11.9 9.7-14.5 53 5.1 3.5- 7.3 144 12.1 10.0-14.7 136 13.4 10.9-16.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 765 389 49.0 43.8-54.3 100 11.2 8.7-14.5 54 7.6 5.3-10.9 109 15.8 12.3-20.1 113 16.3 12.3-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,085 1,361 63.7 60.2-67.1 255 11.7 9.9-13.8 111 5.2 3.9- 6.8 224 10.2 8.4-12.4 134 9.1 6.6-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,148 1,497 69.0 65.9-72.0 300 15.2 13.0-17.7 112 4.7 3.7- 6.0 163 6.6 5.3- 8.2 76 4.4 2.7- 7.0
College Graduate 2,293 1,758 78.9 76.3-81.2 284 12.4 10.4-14.8 85 3.4 2.6- 4.4 124 4.0 3.2- 5.0 42 1.3 0.9- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 749 382 56.1 50.1-61.9 109 12.8 9.9-16.4 60 7.4 5.2-10.4 117 12.9 10.2-16.3 81 10.8 7.8-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,064 633 58.9 53.9-63.6 140 12.0 9.3-15.5 71 7.4 5.2-10.4 136 12.8 10.1-16.0 84 8.9 6.1-12.8
$25,000- 34,999 735 486 63.2 58.2-67.8 100 14.3 11.2-18.1 33 5.4 3.6- 8.2 88 13.3 10.0-17.5 28 3.8 2.4- 5.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,032 742 69.3 64.7-73.5 127 12.0 9.6-15.1 50 5.1 3.4- 7.6 79 8.4 6.2-11.4 34 5.1 2.8- 9.1
$50,000-74,999 1,054 816 76.0 72.1-79.6 116 11.0 8.6-14.0 46 4.9 3.4- 7.0 52 5.2 3.4- 7.9 24 2.8 1.5- 5.3
$75,000+ 1,522 1,214 77.5 73.6-81.0 193 14.6 11.9-17.7 54 2.8 2.0- 3.9 44 2.3 1.6- 3.3 17 2.8 1.0- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,724 1,733 64.3 61.5-67.1 347 12.6 10.9-14.4 158 5.6 4.5- 6.9 304 10.6 9.0-12.3 182 6.9 5.1- 9.4
No 4,468 3,204 71.4 69.3-73.4 582 13.3 11.8-14.9 203 4.3 3.5- 5.1 306 6.0 5.1- 7.1 173 5.1 3.9- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 104 75.1 65.1-83.1 12 10.2 4.9-19.8 5 3.7 1.4- 9.5 11 8.0 4.1-15.2 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8
Non-Veteran 7,165 4,909 69.0 67.3-70.7 927 13.0 11.9-14.2 359 4.7 4.1- 5.4 610 7.5 6.7- 8.4 360 5.7 4.7- 7.0

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