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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Women age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,004 4,885 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,119 17.9 16.7-19.2
-Western NC 1,202 931 79.4 76.5-82.0 271 20.6 18.0-23.5
RACE
White 1,140 880 79.4 76.5-82.0 260 20.6 18.0-23.5
African American 32 26 81.8 62.3-92.4 6 18.2 7.6-37.7
Other Minorities 28 23 72.8 46.5-89.2 5 27.2 10.8-53.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 5 63.8 28.3-88.7 3 36.2 11.3-71.7
Non-Hispanic 1,190 922 79.4 76.5-82.0 268 20.6 18.0-23.5
AGE
50-54 155 115 75.3 66.7-82.3 40 24.7 17.7-33.3
55-64 414 336 83.3 79.1-86.9 78 16.7 13.1-20.9
65-74 347 281 82.4 76.5-87.1 66 17.6 12.9-23.5
75+ 286 199 71.9 65.5-77.5 87 28.1 22.5-34.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 139 68.2 59.0-76.1 65 31.8 23.9-41.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 282 76.9 71.8-81.4 93 23.1 18.6-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 319 252 81.3 75.9-85.8 67 18.7 14.2-24.1
College Graduate 301 256 87.4 82.8-90.9 45 12.6 9.1-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 126 69.5 61.3-76.5 63 30.5 23.5-38.7
$15,000- 24,999 232 163 73.3 66.4-79.2 69 26.7 20.8-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 143 115 80.4 72.1-86.7 28 19.6 13.3-27.9
$35,000- 49,999 161 139 87.3 80.2-92.1 22 12.7 7.9-19.8
$50,000-74,999 132 118 89.8 82.9-94.1 14 10.2 5.9-17.1
$75,000+ 111 100 91.2 83.8-95.5 11 8.8 4.5-16.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 557 416 76.9 72.7-80.7 141 23.1 19.3-27.3
No 619 495 81.5 77.5-85.0 124 18.5 15.0-22.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 8 64.9 35.9-85.9 5 35.1 14.1-64.1
Non-Veteran 1,189 923 79.6 76.8-82.2 266 20.4 17.8-23.2

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^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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