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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 253 171 69.4 61.3-76.5 28 8.5 5.6-12.8 17 5.7 3.3- 9.7 19 6.8 4.0-11.4 18 9.6 4.6-19.0
RACE
White 213 144 68.2 58.9-76.3 26 9.5 6.1-14.5 15 5.7 3.3- 9.7 17 7.6 4.3-13.2 11 8.9 3.4-21.3
Other 39 26 73.6 56.8-85.6 2 4.3 1.0-17.5 2 6.1 1.2-24.8 2 3.5 0.9-13.6 7 12.4 5.4-25.9
AGE
18-44 78 63 78.3 62.1-88.8 4 4.0 1.4-10.7 6 5.5 2.4-12.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 4 11.4 3.3-32.4
45+ 171 105 60.9 52.1-69.1 23 12.6 8.1-19.2 11 6.1 3.0-12.1 18 12.4 7.2-20.4 14 8.0 4.4-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 50 61.7 45.1-75.9 8 7.4 3.3-15.6 7 5.9 2.5-13.2 5 5.3 2.0-13.3 11 19.7 7.8-41.7
Some College + 172 121 72.8 64.0-80.2 20 9.0 5.5-14.5 10 5.6 2.8-11.0 14 7.4 3.9-13.6 7 5.1 1.6-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 101 54 54.4 42.9-65.5 15 12.5 7.0-21.2 7 8.2 3.6-17.9 14 15.9 8.8-27.1 11 9.0 4.6-16.8
$50,000+ 106 86 87.0 79.8-91.9 11 7.2 3.8-13.2 5 3.6 1.4- 8.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2

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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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