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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-Piedmont NC 3,188 3,120 95.2 93.1-96.7 68 4.8 3.3- 6.9
RACE
White 2,467 2,424 95.4 92.6-97.2 43 4.6 2.8- 7.4
African American 499 486 95.3 90.6-97.8 13 4.7 2.2- 9.4
Other Minorities 207 195 93.7 86.2-97.2 12 6.3 2.8-13.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 183 177 97.6 94.1-99.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9
Non-Hispanic 2,999 2,937 95.0 92.6-96.6 62 5.0 3.4- 7.4
AGE
18-24 113 91 75.8 64.0-84.6 22 24.2 15.4-36.0
25-34 461 455 98.4 95.7-99.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.3
35-44 659 651 98.5 96.2-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.8
45-54 672 668 99.6 99.0-99.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0
55-64 563 561 99.7 98.6-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
65-74 392 387 98.1 95.0-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0
75+ 296 275 92.2 86.3-95.7 21 7.8 4.3-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 308 96.1 91.8-98.2 13 3.9 1.8- 8.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 797 777 96.1 92.7-98.0 20 3.9 2.0- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 866 843 91.5 85.7-95.1 23 8.5 4.9-14.3
College Graduate 1,198 1,186 97.0 92.6-98.8 12 3.0 1.2- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 281 97.5 94.6-98.8 8 2.5 1.2- 5.4
$15,000- 24,999 454 439 94.2 86.9-97.6 15 5.8 2.4-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 300 295 96.4 85.4-99.2 5 3.6 0.8-14.6
$35,000- 49,999 426 419 95.9 88.4-98.6 7 4.1 1.4-11.6
$50,000-74,999 463 455 95.4 88.5-98.2 8 4.6 1.8-11.5
$75,000+ 797 789 96.0 89.4-98.6 8 4.0 1.4-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 932 911 97.0 94.4-98.4 21 3.0 1.6- 5.6
No 2,190 2,144 94.5 91.7-96.4 46 5.5 3.6- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 53 98.8 92.0-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Non-Veteran 3,134 3,067 95.1 93.0-96.7 67 4.9 3.3- 7.0

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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