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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Women age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
-Piedmont NC 2,802 2,273 81.9 80.0-83.6 529 18.1 16.4-20.0
RACE
White 2,352 1,912 82.1 80.1-84.0 440 17.9 16.0-19.9
African American 399 326 82.2 76.8-86.6 73 17.8 13.4-23.2
Other Minorities 46 31 72.7 56.2-84.7 15 27.3 15.3-43.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 36 69.8 51.0-83.7 11 30.2 16.3-49.0
Non-Hispanic 2,749 2,233 82.1 80.2-83.9 516 17.9 16.1-19.8
AGE
50-54 497 389 80.2 75.5-84.1 108 19.8 15.9-24.5
55-64 929 755 82.8 79.7-85.6 174 17.2 14.4-20.3
65-74 753 645 86.2 82.8-88.9 108 13.8 11.1-17.2
75+ 623 484 77.7 73.2-81.7 139 22.3 18.3-26.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 270 70.1 63.6-75.9 113 29.9 24.1-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 740 82.7 79.4-85.6 159 17.3 14.4-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 787 639 81.4 77.5-84.7 148 18.6 15.3-22.5
College Graduate 729 622 87.3 84.2-89.8 107 12.7 10.2-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 245 71.6 65.4-77.0 117 28.4 23.0-34.6
$15,000- 24,999 499 382 74.3 68.6-79.2 117 25.7 20.8-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 286 227 80.4 74.2-85.4 59 19.6 14.6-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 358 294 82.6 77.3-86.9 64 17.4 13.1-22.7
$50,000-74,999 331 294 89.0 84.4-92.4 37 11.0 7.6-15.6
$75,000+ 449 400 90.1 86.4-92.9 49 9.9 7.1-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,202 944 79.2 76.0-82.1 258 20.8 17.9-24.0
No 1,555 1,294 83.9 81.6-86.1 261 16.1 13.9-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 31 84.1 65.8-93.5 8 15.9 6.5-34.2
Non-Veteran 2,763 2,242 81.8 79.9-83.6 521 18.2 16.4-20.1

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^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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