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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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
RACE
White 5,645 3,867 68.4 66.3-70.3 656 11.0 9.9-12.2 255 4.8 3.8- 6.0 547 9.2 8.2-10.4 320 6.6 5.4- 8.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 404 256 60.1 52.2-67.5 42 11.3 7.0-17.7 20 4.6 2.5- 8.1 32 4.6 2.9- 7.2 54 19.4 13.4-27.1
AGE
18-24 187 101 52.1 42.6-61.5 22 8.3 4.8-13.9 10 6.4 2.6-14.9 5 4.2 1.4-11.8 49 29.0 21.2-38.3
25-34 614 424 69.2 64.2-73.8 74 10.9 8.2-14.5 30 4.6 3.0- 7.0 41 6.9 4.8- 9.9 45 8.3 5.7-12.1
35-44 1,047 743 69.4 65.6-72.9 147 14.0 11.5-16.8 45 5.0 3.5- 7.0 72 7.2 5.4- 9.4 40 4.5 2.8- 7.2
45-54 1,363 945 70.1 66.8-73.3 156 10.7 8.8-12.9 64 4.1 3.0- 5.6 137 10.1 8.1-12.4 61 5.1 3.6- 7.1
55-64 1,586 1,148 72.1 69.1-75.0 181 12.2 10.2-14.6 59 3.1 2.3- 4.2 134 8.6 6.9-10.7 64 3.9 2.8- 5.4
65+ 2,465 1,573 64.4 61.7-66.9 280 10.8 9.3-12.6 106 4.0 3.1- 5.1 268 11.8 10.1-13.7 238 9.1 7.6-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 874 468 54.3 48.2-60.2 88 8.4 6.2-11.4 48 7.4 4.4-12.1 117 12.1 9.2-15.7 153 17.8 12.8-24.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,139 1,374 62.6 59.1-66.0 257 11.8 9.9-14.2 102 4.4 3.3- 5.8 224 10.2 8.3-12.5 182 11.0 8.5-14.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,985 1,349 65.5 61.9-68.9 245 11.8 9.9-13.9 91 5.1 3.3- 7.6 184 8.1 6.6- 9.9 116 9.6 7.3-12.5
College Graduate 2,338 1,803 77.2 74.5-79.6 278 11.6 9.9-13.6 74 2.8 2.1- 3.9 135 5.7 4.4- 7.4 48 2.7 1.7- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 876 463 52.0 47.0-56.9 109 12.0 9.3-15.2 48 5.9 3.8- 9.1 140 13.8 11.1-17.0 116 16.4 12.4-21.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,212 685 55.5 50.9-60.0 173 13.8 11.2-16.9 72 6.8 5.0- 9.2 155 11.7 9.5-14.4 127 12.2 9.2-16.1
$25,000- 34,999 782 532 64.7 58.8-70.2 89 10.6 8.0-14.0 45 4.7 3.2- 6.8 72 9.9 6.9-13.8 44 10.1 6.2-16.1
$35,000- 49,999 914 655 68.0 63.0-72.6 109 12.5 9.4-16.5 39 4.9 3.2- 7.4 82 10.0 7.3-13.5 29 4.6 2.8- 7.7
$50,000- 74,999 928 716 74.9 70.4-78.9 115 13.7 10.6-17.6 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6 53 5.7 4.1- 7.9 18 2.7 1.2- 6.1
$75,000+ 1,316 1,092 82.9 79.7-85.6 134 9.3 7.5-11.4 28 1.6 1.0- 2.7 43 3.4 2.3- 5.1 19 2.8 1.4- 5.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,818 1,742 59.5 56.4-62.5 338 12.5 10.7-14.4 139 5.4 4.1- 7.2 340 11.6 10.0-13.4 259 11.0 8.7-13.8
No 4,334 3,119 70.5 68.2-72.7 514 11.0 9.7-12.4 171 4.1 3.2- 5.3 309 7.0 5.9- 8.3 221 7.3 5.9- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 129 74.8 64.4-82.9 16 8.2 4.4-14.7 8 3.0 1.1- 7.7 15 11.5 5.6-22.1 5 2.5 0.9- 7.3
Non-Veteran 7,176 4,871 66.9 65.1-68.7 854 11.5 10.4-12.6 308 4.5 3.7- 5.4 645 8.3 7.4- 9.3 498 8.8 7.6-10.3

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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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