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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

Have you had a hysterectomy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,645 3,205 24.6 23.5-25.7 6,440 75.4 74.3-76.5
-Western NC 1,737 641 28.6 26.2-31.2 1,096 71.4 68.8-73.8
RACE
White 1,615 601 28.7 26.1-31.4 1,014 71.3 68.6-73.9
African American 50 24 44.4 29.0-60.9 26 55.6 39.1-71.0
Other Minorities 66 16 17.9 9.6-31.0 50 82.1 69.0-90.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 3 8.1 2.4-24.2 28 91.9 75.8-97.6
Non-Hispanic 1,701 635 29.1 26.6-31.7 1,066 70.9 68.3-73.4
AGE
18-24 39 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 38 99.0 93.3-99.9
25-34 122 6 4.7 2.1-10.3 116 95.3 89.7-97.9
35-44 211 35 18.5 12.9-25.8 176 81.5 74.2-87.1
45-54 293 86 28.4 22.8-34.7 207 71.6 65.3-77.2
55-64 419 182 43.6 38.3-49.1 237 56.4 50.9-61.7
65-74 349 179 50.4 44.1-56.6 170 49.6 43.4-55.9
75+ 297 149 50.2 43.5-56.9 148 49.8 43.1-56.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 121 36.3 28.9-44.5 137 63.7 55.5-71.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 226 34.8 29.9-40.0 288 65.2 60.0-70.1
Some Post-H.S. 487 166 27.0 22.7-31.8 321 73.0 68.2-77.3
College Graduate 473 125 20.2 16.5-24.6 348 79.8 75.4-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 116 34.3 27.3-42.0 130 65.7 58.0-72.7
$15,000- 24,999 309 122 34.1 27.7-41.1 187 65.9 58.9-72.3
$25,000- 34,999 209 82 32.6 25.4-40.7 127 67.4 59.3-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 249 87 26.9 20.9-33.9 162 73.1 66.1-79.1
$50,000-74,999 215 66 24.8 19.0-31.8 149 75.2 68.2-81.0
$75,000+ 206 51 20.6 14.9-27.6 155 79.4 72.4-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 737 348 40.2 35.8-44.9 389 59.8 55.1-64.2
No 965 278 21.1 18.4-24.2 687 78.9 75.8-81.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 6 25.4 10.7-49.0 12 74.6 51.0-89.3
Non-Veteran 1,719 635 28.7 26.2-31.3 1,084 71.3 68.7-73.8

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*This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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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