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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 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,645 6,066 78.5 77.2-79.7 1,579 21.5 20.3-22.8
-Western NC 1,449 1,082 74.7 71.8-77.4 367 25.3 22.6-28.2
RACE
White 1,370 1,023 74.9 72.0-77.6 347 25.1 22.4-28.0
African American 40 31 76.3 58.5-88.0 9 23.7 12.0-41.5
Other Minorities 37 26 57.1 36.3-75.6 11 42.9 24.4-63.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 6 67.2 32.5-89.7 3 32.8 10.3-67.5
Non-Hispanic 1,436 1,072 74.6 71.8-77.3 364 25.4 22.7-28.2
AGE
40-44 109 59 54.4 43.9-64.6 50 45.6 35.4-56.1
45-54 293 207 71.5 65.0-77.2 86 28.5 22.8-35.0
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. 224 147 63.9 55.2-71.8 77 36.1 28.2-44.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 436 310 69.7 64.2-74.6 126 30.3 25.4-35.8
Some Post-H.S. 399 303 76.9 71.5-81.6 96 23.1 18.4-28.5
College Graduate 387 320 83.0 78.0-87.0 67 17.0 13.0-22.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 130 57.7 49.0-65.9 83 42.3 34.1-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 272 180 67.9 61.2-74.0 92 32.1 26.0-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 164 128 74.4 65.3-81.7 36 25.6 18.3-34.7
$35,000- 49,999 203 166 81.3 74.1-86.9 37 18.7 13.1-25.9
$50,000-74,999 174 146 81.9 74.0-87.7 28 18.1 12.3-26.0
$75,000+ 168 146 85.1 77.2-90.7 22 14.9 9.3-22.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 465 72.5 68.2-76.4 186 27.5 23.6-31.8
No 768 595 76.5 72.5-80.1 173 23.5 19.9-27.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 17 11 61.3 33.9-83.0 6 38.7 17.0-66.1
Non-Veteran 1,432 1,071 74.9 72.0-77.6 361 25.1 22.4-28.0

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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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