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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

Women age 18+ who have had a Pap Smear in the last 3 years?*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,370 5,432 86.9 85.5-88.2 938 13.1 11.8-14.5
-Western NC 1,077 865 82.5 79.1-85.5 212 17.5 14.5-20.9
RACE
White 997 796 82.2 78.6-85.3 201 17.8 14.7-21.4
African American 24 22 93.6 76.5-98.5 2 6.4 1.5-23.5
Other Minorities 51 43 84.4 65.6-93.9 8 15.6 6.1-34.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 24 92.2 76.1-97.8 3 7.8 2.2-23.9
Non-Hispanic 1,048 840 82.2 78.7-85.2 208 17.8 14.8-21.3
AGE
18-24 39 28 66.1 45.2-82.1 11 33.9 17.9-54.8
25-34 122 112 91.8 84.8-95.8 10 8.2 4.2-15.2
35-44 177 147 83.3 76.2-88.6 30 16.7 11.4-23.8
45-54 207 172 83.1 76.0-88.4 35 16.9 11.6-24.0
55-64 234 203 88.9 83.7-92.6 31 11.1 7.4-16.3
65-74 166 131 79.8 69.4-87.3 35 20.2 12.7-30.6
75+ 132 72 60.8 50.5-70.2 60 39.2 29.8-49.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 80 60.5 45.8-73.6 43 39.5 26.4-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 208 77.7 70.8-83.4 73 22.3 16.6-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 319 261 85.1 79.8-89.2 58 14.9 10.8-20.2
College Graduate 353 315 91.8 87.6-94.7 38 8.2 5.3-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 85 64.3 50.9-75.8 43 35.7 24.2-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 185 132 72.0 60.2-81.3 53 28.0 18.7-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 125 90 74.0 63.2-82.5 35 26.0 17.5-36.8
$35,000- 49,999 164 145 89.1 81.1-93.9 19 10.9 6.1-18.9
$50,000-74,999 150 138 93.3 87.5-96.6 12 6.7 3.4-12.5
$75,000+ 155 150 97.7 93.9-99.1 5 2.3 0.9- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 372 277 78.5 72.9-83.2 95 21.5 16.8-27.1
No 686 572 84.2 79.6-87.9 114 15.8 12.1-20.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 8 68.4 37.7-88.6 4 31.6 11.4-62.3
Non-Veteran 1,065 857 82.7 79.2-85.7 208 17.3 14.3-20.8

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator. This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear, and those who have never had a Pap Smear were included in the NO categor y.

^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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