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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,647 5,265 44.5 43.0-45.9 1,206 10.1 9.4-10.9 433 3.7 3.3- 4.2 858 8.0 7.2- 8.7 1,885 33.7 32.1-35.4
-Western NC 1,726 910 43.3 40.3-46.4 213 10.5 8.9-12.4 87 4.4 3.4- 5.7 193 9.1 7.6-10.9 323 32.7 29.3-36.2
RACE
White 1,603 857 43.9 40.7-47.1 199 10.7 8.9-12.7 83 4.4 3.4- 5.7 175 8.8 7.2-10.6 289 32.3 28.8-36.0
African American 49 30 63.0 46.6-76.8 5 9.3 3.3-23.2 3 9.0 2.9-24.7 5 7.1 2.8-16.7 6 11.7 5.1-24.5
Other Minorities 68 21 16.7 9.3-28.1 8 5.9 2.7-12.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 12 18.0 9.4-31.8 26 57.1 41.6-71.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 6 11.4 4.6-25.5 3 4.3 1.3-13.2 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 4 7.4 2.3-20.8 17 73.6 55.6-86.2
Non-Hispanic 1,690 900 44.1 41.0-47.2 209 10.6 8.9-12.5 86 4.5 3.5- 5.8 189 9.2 7.6-11.0 306 31.7 28.3-35.3
AGE
18-24 40 5 6.6 2.5-16.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 34 91.8 81.4-96.6
25-34 129 7 6.3 2.9-13.1 3 2.0 0.6- 7.2 3 2.0 0.6- 5.9 9 6.2 2.8-13.2 107 83.5 75.0-89.5
35-44 213 61 29.5 22.9-37.2 20 10.3 6.4-16.1 15 7.4 4.2-12.7 24 10.3 6.6-15.8 93 42.5 35.1-50.2
45-54 293 165 55.8 48.8-62.6 42 15.7 10.6-22.5 16 6.2 3.6-10.4 39 12.3 8.5-17.5 31 10.0 6.7-14.7
55-64 414 275 69.0 63.8-73.7 61 14.3 10.9-18.6 20 4.1 2.6- 6.4 42 9.1 6.4-12.7 16 3.5 2.1- 5.9
65-74 347 236 68.9 62.6-74.6 45 13.5 9.9-18.2 17 3.5 2.0- 6.0 33 8.2 5.6-11.8 16 6.0 2.8-12.3
75+ 286 158 58.7 51.9-65.2 41 13.2 9.3-18.2 16 6.3 3.6-10.7 46 14.8 10.6-20.3 25 7.0 4.5-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 123 41.6 33.3-50.4 30 8.2 5.2-12.9 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 37 11.7 7.7-17.4 48 34.5 25.0-45.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 254 41.9 36.5-47.6 67 10.4 7.7-13.8 27 4.8 3.1- 7.5 64 11.1 8.2-14.9 95 31.7 25.8-38.4
Some Post-H.S. 486 239 39.4 34.4-44.7 72 14.4 10.7-19.2 26 4.3 2.7- 6.7 53 8.0 5.8-11.0 96 33.9 28.2-40.1
College Graduate 478 291 48.8 42.8-54.9 44 8.0 5.7-11.1 21 4.5 2.6- 7.5 39 7.1 4.5-10.9 83 31.7 25.4-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 105 34.0 26.8-42.0 28 9.4 6.0-14.6 19 6.3 3.6-10.7 48 17.1 11.9-23.9 43 33.2 24.1-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 307 143 40.7 33.6-48.1 41 11.9 8.0-17.5 19 5.3 3.2- 8.6 46 10.7 7.6-14.8 58 31.4 23.4-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 210 115 45.0 36.9-53.4 24 8.8 5.5-13.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.9 23 9.5 5.7-15.2 42 33.5 25.3-43.0
$35,000- 49,999 250 140 41.3 33.7-49.3 31 11.3 7.0-17.7 9 2.6 1.2- 5.5 22 7.2 4.2-11.9 48 37.6 28.8-47.4
$50,000-74,999 216 122 45.1 37.1-53.3 27 9.5 6.0-14.5 10 4.7 2.3- 9.4 16 9.6 5.3-16.9 41 31.2 23.2-40.4
$75,000+ 206 129 49.5 41.0-58.1 23 12.3 7.5-19.6 9 5.0 2.3-10.6 12 5.0 2.6- 9.4 33 28.2 20.0-38.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 723 394 48.8 43.9-53.8 87 11.5 8.8-14.8 38 4.9 3.3- 7.1 102 11.2 8.8-14.1 102 23.7 18.7-29.5
No 968 496 39.8 36.0-43.8 123 9.9 7.8-12.3 48 4.2 3.0- 5.9 87 7.8 5.9-10.2 214 38.3 33.9-43.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 8 45.1 22.8-69.5 4 19.3 6.7-44.4 2 17.3 3.9-52.1 2 8.2 1.7-32.2 2 10.1 2.4-34.0
Non-Veteran 1,708 902 43.3 40.2-46.4 209 10.4 8.7-12.3 85 4.3 3.3- 5.5 191 9.1 7.6-10.9 321 32.9 29.5-36.5

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

^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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