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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Women's Health

How long has it been since your last breast exam?*

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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 7,350 5,001 67.1 65.3-68.9 870 11.4 10.4-12.5 316 4.4 3.6- 5.3 660 8.4 7.5- 9.4 503 8.7 7.4-10.1
-Mecklenburg County 387 267 69.9 62.6-76.3 50 13.2 8.8-19.3 15 3.5 1.9- 6.4 34 6.6 4.3-10.0 21 6.9 3.2-14.0
RACE
White 260 184 72.5 63.5-80.0 31 9.7 6.5-14.1 11 3.3 1.7- 6.2 25 8.7 5.2-14.1 9 5.8 1.5-20.2
Other 124 83 67.2 54.7-77.7 18 18.2 9.6-31.6 3 2.9 0.7-10.6 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 12 8.4 4.2-16.3
AGE
18-44 100 68 66.6 53.4-77.6 15 15.0 7.8-27.0 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8 6 4.8 1.9-11.4 7 10.1 3.7-24.6
45+ 282 197 73.6 67.6-78.9 33 10.8 7.4-15.4 11 3.5 1.9- 6.6 28 8.5 5.6-12.9 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 69 62.5 46.1-76.5 9 12.9 4.7-30.8 4 3.9 1.1-12.8 16 9.7 5.0-18.1 10 11.0 3.2-31.4
Some College + 277 197 73.6 67.1-79.3 41 13.4 9.5-18.7 11 3.3 1.7- 6.3 18 5.0 2.8- 8.7 10 4.6 2.2- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 90 57.4 45.3-68.7 23 20.0 10.5-34.7 8 6.3 2.6-14.3 20 8.5 5.1-13.8 12 7.8 3.6-16.1
$50,000+ 161 126 75.3 63.6-84.2 20 11.2 6.9-17.7 5 2.2 0.8- 5.6 7 4.5 1.7-11.3 3 6.8 1.5-25.4

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those 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.

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