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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 332 243 71.0 64.0-77.1 37 14.2 9.4-21.0 11 3.3 1.7- 6.1 21 4.9 2.9- 8.0 20 6.7 4.0-11.0
RACE
White 249 189 73.0 64.4-80.1 28 16.6 10.2-25.7 9 3.6 1.8- 7.0 15 4.1 2.4- 6.9 8 2.8 1.2- 6.6
Other 82 53 66.0 53.0-77.0 9 10.3 4.6-21.3 2 2.8 0.7-11.1 6 6.6 2.6-15.5 12 14.3 7.6-25.3
AGE
18-44 121 84 66.8 55.6-76.4 19 19.3 11.3-30.8 7 3.6 1.6- 7.7 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 8 7.7 3.7-15.5
45+ 207 155 75.4 68.1-81.4 18 8.3 5.2-13.2 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 18 7.8 4.6-13.0 12 5.5 3.0- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 51 63.0 49.5-74.7 9 12.6 5.8-25.1 4 3.3 1.2- 8.9 9 6.9 3.2-14.2 13 14.2 7.4-25.6
Some College + 246 192 74.6 66.2-81.5 28 15.0 9.1-23.6 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1 12 3.9 2.0- 7.7 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 141 93 65.7 54.7-75.2 13 10.8 5.2-21.0 8 5.6 2.6-11.5 13 7.5 3.9-13.8 14 10.5 5.7-18.7
$50,000+ 157 127 74.7 63.8-83.3 20 18.4 10.6-29.8 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 5 2.8 1.0- 7.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.4

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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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