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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Women's Health

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
-Rowan County 261 173 69.0 61.3-75.8 30 13.3 8.7-19.7 21 7.3 4.5-11.6 24 6.7 4.2-10.6 13 3.7 2.0- 6.8
RACE
White 216 140 67.9 59.0-75.7 24 12.7 7.7-20.2 19 7.8 4.7-12.7 20 7.1 4.2-11.7 13 4.6 2.5- 8.4
Other 43 32 75.9 59.6-87.1 6 17.1 7.8-33.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 4 5.5 2.0-14.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 54 37 71.6 56.5-83.0 7 15.3 7.0-30.5 4 5.6 1.9-15.0 4 5.4 1.9-14.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4
45+ 206 135 67.4 58.3-75.4 23 12.1 7.7-18.7 17 8.3 4.9-13.9 20 7.4 4.5-12.1 11 4.7 2.3- 9.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 74 65.0 52.0-76.1 11 12.7 6.2-24.1 9 4.6 2.2- 9.3 19 11.4 6.6-19.2 10 6.2 3.0-12.4
Some College + 138 99 73.0 63.7-80.6 19 13.9 8.5-21.9 12 10.0 5.4-17.7 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 91 69.2 57.9-78.6 15 11.7 6.2-21.2 11 5.6 2.9-10.7 17 8.7 4.8-15.1 8 4.7 2.1-10.2
$50,000+ 76 54 67.9 53.9-79.3 11 17.4 9.0-31.0 8 11.8 5.6-23.1 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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