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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,263 850 65.2 60.8-69.4 168 12.7 10.2-15.7 37 2.7 1.8- 4.2 79 6.8 4.8- 9.6 129 12.5 9.5-16.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 8 65.5 24.5-91.7 1 1.1 0.1- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 33.4 7.7-75.2
Non-Hispanic 1,251 841 65.2 60.8-69.4 167 12.8 10.3-15.8 37 2.7 1.8- 4.3 79 6.8 4.8- 9.6 127 12.4 9.4-16.3
AGE
18-24 43 26 59.3 40.2-75.9 3 6.3 1.9-19.3 3 2.6 0.7- 8.9 2 9.7 2.3-33.3 9 22.1 10.4-40.9
25-34 154 107 65.2 53.7-75.2 19 13.9 7.5-24.1 7 3.9 1.5- 9.7 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 16 14.8 7.7-26.5
35-44 177 119 64.4 53.6-74.0 27 13.3 8.5-20.2 6 3.3 1.1- 9.2 9 6.0 2.5-13.8 16 13.0 6.0-25.8
45-54 291 201 68.3 60.4-75.3 40 15.1 9.8-22.7 4 1.4 0.4- 4.6 25 7.8 4.8-12.6 21 7.3 4.1-12.5
55-64 278 200 71.1 63.4-77.8 35 12.2 8.0-18.2 5 1.4 0.4- 4.8 16 7.5 4.2-12.9 22 7.8 4.2-14.1
65+ 302 184 61.5 53.0-69.4 41 12.5 8.3-18.2 12 3.9 1.7- 8.5 22 9.8 5.8-16.2 43 12.3 8.1-18.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 109 59.1 47.5-69.8 18 9.6 5.1-17.5 8 6.8 2.6-16.5 17 8.8 4.7-16.0 37 15.7 8.8-26.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 395 257 66.4 58.3-73.6 40 7.1 4.6-10.9 13 2.2 1.1- 4.1 32 6.6 4.3- 9.9 53 17.8 11.7-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 333 219 60.1 52.0-67.7 55 18.8 13.3-25.8 11 2.8 1.3- 5.7 21 6.9 3.5-13.4 27 11.5 6.6-19.2
College Graduate 343 263 71.9 62.5-79.6 54 15.6 10.3-23.0 5 1.4 0.4- 4.3 9 5.9 2.0-16.4 12 5.2 2.0-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 142 54.2 45.6-62.6 31 12.8 8.1-19.6 9 3.4 1.3- 8.6 30 10.7 7.0-16.2 42 18.8 12.3-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 248 157 64.6 54.6-73.5 35 11.9 7.2-19.2 8 3.7 1.4- 9.5 19 6.2 3.5-10.7 29 13.6 7.4-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 150 105 62.9 48.4-75.4 21 11.6 6.4-20.0 6 3.5 1.1-10.5 6 10.1 3.7-24.6 12 12.0 3.8-31.6
$35,000-49,999 154 115 71.0 59.6-80.3 23 12.7 7.6-20.5 4 3.8 1.3-10.3 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7 8 10.8 4.7-22.9
$50,000- 74,999 131 97 61.3 46.7-74.1 21 22.8 12.3-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.4 2.9-13.6 5 9.5 2.7-28.4
$75,000+ 119 100 85.4 76.2-91.5 14 10.5 5.5-19.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 530 330 61.5 54.6-67.9 65 11.7 8.0-16.8 18 2.8 1.5- 5.0 43 8.7 5.7-13.0 74 15.4 10.6-21.7
No 692 493 67.2 61.3-72.7 97 13.5 10.3-17.6 17 2.9 1.5- 5.2 35 6.2 3.6-10.5 50 10.2 6.5-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 43 77.3 54.9-90.5 6 8.0 2.9-20.1 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 2 12.2 2.6-42.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,210 807 64.7 60.2-69.0 162 12.9 10.4-16.0 35 2.7 1.7- 4.3 77 6.6 4.6- 9.3 129 13.1 9.9-17.1

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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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