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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

A Pap smear is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap smear?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-Western NC 1,106 1,067 95.0 91.9-97.0 39 5.0 3.0- 8.1
RACE
White 1,022 989 95.2 91.9-97.2 33 4.8 2.8- 8.1
African American 26 25 97.6 84.4-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.6
Other Minorities 52 47 89.0 69.1-96.7 5 11.0 3.3-30.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 27 97.2 82.0-99.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.0
Non-Hispanic 1,076 1,039 95.0 91.7-97.0 37 5.0 3.0- 8.3
AGE
18-24 39 29 67.7 46.6-83.5 10 32.3 16.5-53.4
25-34 123 120 97.8 92.9-99.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1
35-44 178 176 98.4 91.6-99.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.4
45-54 207 207 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 237 234 99.2 97.4-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
65-74 171 170 99.4 95.8-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
75+ 147 128 89.0 80.9-93.9 19 11.0 6.1-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 125 84.9 65.1-94.4 11 15.1 5.6-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 276 94.0 88.2-97.0 15 6.0 3.0-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 323 315 96.6 91.8-98.6 8 3.4 1.4- 8.2
College Graduate 354 349 98.2 94.9-99.4 5 1.8 0.6- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 124 88.2 70.4-95.9 7 11.8 4.1-29.6
$15,000- 24,999 188 180 90.7 73.7-97.1 8 9.3 2.9-26.3
$25,000- 34,999 128 124 96.5 87.8-99.1 4 3.5 0.9-12.2
$35,000- 49,999 165 163 96.9 88.6-99.2 2 3.1 0.8-11.4
$50,000-74,999 150 149 99.6 97.4-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
$75,000+ 156 156 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 390 371 95.2 91.3-97.5 19 4.8 2.5- 8.7
No 696 677 94.8 90.2-97.3 19 5.2 2.7- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 11 94.9 70.2-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-29.8
Non-Veteran 1,094 1,056 95.0 91.9-97.0 38 5.0 3.0- 8.1

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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