SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Piedmont NC 4,553 3,164 68.8 66.6-70.9 543 12.2 10.8-13.8 231 4.3 3.6- 5.1 334 6.4 5.5- 7.4 281 8.3 6.8-10.1
RACE
White 3,574 2,498 70.1 67.7-72.5 432 12.5 10.9-14.4 198 4.8 4.0- 5.9 277 6.9 5.8- 8.1 169 5.6 4.1- 7.5
African American 720 517 70.5 65.6-75.0 76 9.9 7.5-13.0 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7 41 4.8 3.2- 7.1 67 12.2 8.8-16.7
Other Minorities 244 138 55.1 46.0-63.8 35 15.3 10.1-22.4 12 3.4 1.8- 6.1 15 5.7 3.1-10.4 44 20.6 13.6-30.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 122 60.4 50.6-69.4 23 11.9 6.9-19.7 9 3.2 1.6- 6.3 15 7.9 4.2-14.5 38 16.7 11.0-24.4
Non-Hispanic 4,335 3,035 69.5 67.3-71.7 519 12.3 10.8-13.9 222 4.4 3.6- 5.2 318 6.2 5.4- 7.2 241 7.6 6.1- 9.5
AGE
18-24 113 68 57.3 45.5-68.3 13 11.7 6.0-21.6 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0 24 26.5 17.1-38.7
25-34 462 333 70.6 64.8-75.8 60 15.4 11.4-20.4 23 3.4 2.1- 5.4 15 3.0 1.4- 6.1 31 7.7 4.9-11.9
35-44 736 526 70.9 66.7-74.8 89 12.4 9.8-15.6 38 4.7 3.2- 6.9 51 7.6 5.5-10.4 32 4.4 2.8- 6.7
45-54 926 678 73.6 69.9-77.1 124 12.2 10.0-14.9 43 4.5 3.0- 6.7 51 5.6 4.0- 7.7 30 4.0 2.5- 6.3
55-64 925 656 71.2 67.3-74.8 98 11.1 8.7-14.1 52 4.6 3.2- 6.5 85 9.3 7.1-12.1 34 3.8 2.5- 5.8
65-74 748 524 71.6 67.4-75.5 86 10.6 8.1-13.7 37 5.1 3.3- 7.6 54 6.8 4.9- 9.5 47 5.9 4.2- 8.1
75+ 601 346 55.3 50.0-60.5 68 10.2 7.7-13.4 32 5.7 3.4- 9.4 73 12.9 9.6-17.3 82 15.9 12.1-20.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 529 271 52.7 46.1-59.2 64 11.1 7.9-15.2 42 6.4 4.3- 9.4 64 12.3 8.8-16.8 88 17.6 13.3-23.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,266 838 65.4 60.8-69.7 151 11.5 9.2-14.3 65 4.4 3.1- 6.1 108 6.9 5.3- 9.0 104 11.9 8.4-16.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,282 903 68.7 64.5-72.7 164 13.7 11.1-16.9 76 4.9 3.5- 6.7 87 6.6 4.9- 8.8 52 6.1 3.7- 9.8
College Graduate 1,470 1,149 77.5 74.0-80.7 164 12.1 9.6-15.1 46 2.7 1.9- 3.8 75 3.7 2.8- 4.9 36 4.1 2.5- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 256 59.2 50.9-67.0 48 8.1 5.3-12.1 40 5.9 3.8- 9.2 62 9.3 6.5-13.0 72 17.5 11.2-26.2
$15,000- 24,999 729 439 59.0 53.1-64.6 103 15.4 11.6-20.2 48 5.8 3.9- 8.5 71 9.0 6.5-12.4 68 10.8 7.6-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 443 297 66.4 59.7-72.6 66 13.3 9.6-18.1 20 5.6 3.3- 9.3 43 9.9 6.5-14.9 17 4.9 2.1-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 589 418 67.8 61.7-73.3 66 10.7 7.8-14.5 32 5.0 3.0- 8.2 48 8.4 5.6-12.5 25 8.1 4.6-13.9
$50,000-74,999 613 479 73.3 67.6-78.3 58 10.8 7.6-15.1 26 4.6 2.9- 7.3 33 5.8 3.8- 8.7 17 5.5 2.7-10.8
$75,000+ 994 803 78.5 73.5-82.7 120 13.4 10.3-17.2 31 2.3 1.5- 3.6 26 1.7 1.1- 2.8 14 4.1 1.7- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,568 990 60.4 56.4-64.3 192 12.5 10.3-15.0 101 6.5 4.9- 8.4 158 10.3 8.3-12.7 127 10.3 7.3-14.4
No 2,901 2,114 72.3 69.7-74.8 343 12.1 10.4-14.1 128 3.4 2.7- 4.3 171 4.9 4.0- 6.0 145 7.3 5.7- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 59 72.9 58.1-83.9 6 9.0 3.6-21.1 5 4.2 1.6-10.9 5 10.1 3.3-27.0 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8
Non-Veteran 4,472 3,105 68.7 66.5-70.9 537 12.3 10.9-13.9 226 4.3 3.6- 5.1 329 6.3 5.4- 7.3 275 8.4 6.9-10.2

Back to Women's Health.

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

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook