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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

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
-Piedmont NC 3,136 2,028 69.1 66.6-71.5 484 13.2 11.8-14.9 189 4.5 3.7- 5.4 367 8.4 7.2- 9.7 68 4.8 3.3- 7.0
RACE
White 2,421 1,543 68.1 65.1-70.9 374 13.3 11.6-15.3 156 5.0 4.1- 6.2 305 8.9 7.6-10.4 43 4.7 2.9- 7.5
African American 494 350 74.0 68.4-79.0 73 12.1 9.2-15.9 17 2.1 1.2- 3.8 41 7.0 4.4-11.0 13 4.7 2.3- 9.5
Other Minorities 206 126 66.6 57.6-74.6 36 15.2 10.3-21.8 12 4.3 2.2- 8.2 20 7.5 4.2-13.1 12 6.4 2.8-13.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 183 114 71.7 62.8-79.1 28 11.2 7.1-17.3 13 5.6 3.0-10.2 22 9.1 4.9-16.4 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9
Non-Hispanic 2,948 1,909 68.8 66.2-71.3 456 13.5 11.9-15.2 176 4.3 3.6- 5.3 345 8.3 7.1- 9.7 62 5.1 3.5- 7.4
AGE
18-24 112 75 66.8 55.1-76.7 7 4.4 1.8-10.1 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3 2 1.4 0.3- 7.0 22 24.5 15.5-36.3
25-34 460 350 76.6 71.2-81.3 63 13.4 9.9-17.8 22 3.4 2.1- 5.6 19 5.0 2.6- 9.2 6 1.6 0.6- 4.3
35-44 657 469 71.9 67.3-76.0 92 14.2 11.3-17.9 40 5.2 3.5- 7.5 48 7.3 5.1-10.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.8
45-54 670 481 74.2 69.9-78.0 103 14.8 11.8-18.5 25 3.3 2.0- 5.4 57 7.4 5.4-10.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0
55-64 560 349 63.5 58.3-68.5 93 16.6 13.0-20.9 40 6.2 4.2- 9.2 76 13.3 10.0-17.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
65-74 378 206 58.5 52.3-64.4 80 18.8 14.7-23.8 26 6.9 4.4-10.6 61 13.9 10.4-18.4 5 1.9 0.7- 5.2
75+ 270 77 29.8 23.4-37.3 42 15.5 10.8-21.8 29 8.5 5.6-12.6 101 37.6 30.6-45.1 21 8.6 4.8-15.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 150 59.7 51.7-67.3 49 13.2 9.3-18.4 28 7.2 4.4-11.6 66 15.8 11.1-22.0 13 4.1 1.9- 8.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 786 459 69.2 64.2-73.8 131 12.0 9.4-15.1 54 5.1 3.5- 7.3 122 9.9 7.6-12.8 20 3.9 2.0- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 852 541 64.2 58.9-69.1 141 15.2 12.1-18.9 58 4.6 3.3- 6.6 89 7.4 5.5- 9.9 23 8.5 4.9-14.4
College Graduate 1,188 876 75.4 71.4-78.9 163 12.8 10.5-15.5 48 3.0 2.1- 4.3 89 5.9 4.3- 8.0 12 3.0 1.2- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 148 68.8 60.4-76.2 25 6.6 3.9-11.1 35 7.8 4.9-12.1 70 14.2 10.1-19.7 8 2.5 1.2- 5.4
$15,000- 24,999 449 237 61.6 54.3-68.5 92 15.2 11.2-20.3 32 5.6 3.5- 8.9 73 11.7 8.1-16.7 15 5.8 2.4-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 292 172 62.9 54.3-70.9 57 17.0 11.8-23.7 18 5.3 2.9- 9.5 40 11.0 6.8-17.5 5 3.7 0.8-14.8
$35,000- 49,999 424 264 65.3 58.2-71.7 70 14.3 10.4-19.2 30 5.9 3.5- 9.7 53 10.5 7.0-15.3 7 4.1 1.4-11.6
$50,000-74,999 461 338 73.1 66.7-78.6 58 11.8 8.3-16.6 22 4.2 2.4- 7.2 35 6.3 4.1- 9.5 8 4.6 1.8-11.5
$75,000+ 794 614 76.2 71.1-80.6 111 13.7 10.9-17.1 30 3.0 1.9- 4.7 31 3.1 1.9- 5.0 8 4.0 1.4-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 907 513 64.5 59.7-69.0 153 14.3 11.6-17.6 65 5.8 4.2- 8.0 155 12.3 9.7-15.4 21 3.1 1.6- 5.7
No 2,167 1,475 70.4 67.4-73.3 326 13.0 11.3-15.0 118 4.0 3.1- 5.0 202 7.1 5.8- 8.7 46 5.5 3.6- 8.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 36 74.4 58.8-85.5 8 15.3 6.9-30.7 2 2.3 0.4-11.8 6 6.8 2.6-16.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Non-Veteran 3,083 1,992 69.0 66.5-71.4 476 13.2 11.7-14.9 187 4.5 3.7- 5.4 361 8.4 7.2- 9.8 67 4.9 3.4- 7.1

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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 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.

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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