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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 4,238 2,955 68.0 65.6-70.3 502 11.3 10.0-12.7 162 4.3 3.2- 5.7 359 7.6 6.5- 9.0 260 8.9 7.2-10.9
RACE
White 3,290 2,305 68.9 66.2-71.6 376 10.4 9.1-11.9 137 5.1 3.7- 7.0 303 8.5 7.2-10.0 169 7.1 5.3- 9.4
African American 743 513 66.2 60.7-71.3 103 13.9 10.8-17.7 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7 45 6.5 4.0-10.6 63 10.8 7.4-15.6
Other Minorities 183 120 63.1 52.6-72.5 20 11.8 6.1-21.8 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 10 2.5 1.2- 5.4 28 21.2 13.6-31.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 140 89 60.5 48.5-71.4 18 9.2 5.3-15.7 6 3.0 1.3- 7.1 7 9.8 3.2-26.1 20 17.4 10.1-28.2
Non-Hispanic 4,084 2,855 68.4 65.9-70.7 483 11.4 10.0-12.9 156 4.4 3.2- 5.9 350 7.5 6.4- 8.7 240 8.4 6.7-10.5
AGE
18-24 91 47 42.6 31.5-54.4 8 7.6 3.4-16.2 4 8.0 2.6-21.9 3 6.1 1.9-18.0 29 35.7 24.9-48.1
25-34 338 233 70.3 64.2-75.7 39 10.5 7.3-14.8 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 24 6.7 4.2-10.3 27 8.4 5.4-12.9
35-44 650 476 73.5 69.2-77.4 87 12.9 10.2-16.3 24 4.0 2.5- 6.4 46 6.6 4.6- 9.3 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2
45-54 827 597 73.1 69.1-76.7 97 11.2 8.7-14.3 35 4.2 2.8- 6.1 66 7.9 5.9-10.5 32 3.6 2.4- 5.5
55-64 900 659 72.8 68.9-76.3 104 12.2 9.7-15.2 32 3.3 2.2- 4.9 74 8.0 6.1-10.5 31 3.7 2.3- 6.0
65+ 1,383 906 66.5 63.0-69.8 160 11.3 9.3-13.7 51 3.3 2.3- 4.6 145 10.4 8.5-12.7 121 8.6 6.7-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 248 52.1 43.8-60.4 52 9.6 6.5-14.0 28 9.4 4.9-17.1 62 11.6 8.0-16.5 72 17.2 10.4-27.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,145 754 62.7 57.8-67.3 133 11.1 8.5-14.5 48 3.9 2.6- 5.7 123 10.5 7.9-13.8 87 11.8 8.4-16.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,098 764 64.8 59.9-69.5 134 12.3 9.8-15.4 39 4.4 2.1- 9.0 93 7.0 5.2- 9.3 68 11.5 8.2-15.8
College Graduate 1,524 1,185 79.1 76.1-81.8 182 11.0 9.2-13.2 46 2.8 1.9- 4.1 81 4.8 3.3- 7.1 30 2.3 1.4- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 447 247 54.6 47.7-61.4 56 12.9 9.1-17.9 19 4.7 2.5- 8.5 69 12.8 9.4-17.1 56 15.0 10.1-21.9
$15,000- 24,999 640 359 51.7 45.6-57.7 98 14.8 11.2-19.4 33 5.9 3.8- 9.2 82 12.2 9.0-16.2 68 15.4 10.5-22.0
$25,000- 34,999 426 293 65.8 58.6-72.3 47 10.9 7.4-15.8 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 39 9.9 6.0-15.9 26 9.7 5.8-15.9
$35,000- 49,999 526 374 67.0 60.3-73.1 67 13.5 9.1-19.6 25 6.3 3.8-10.4 42 7.2 4.8-10.7 18 5.9 3.2-10.6
$50,000-74,999 576 450 77.5 72.5-81.8 66 11.1 8.2-15.0 15 2.8 1.5- 5.3 36 6.8 4.6-10.0 9 1.8 0.7- 4.7
$75,000+ 895 747 83.1 79.2-86.4 88 9.8 7.6-12.5 19 1.4 0.9- 2.4 28 2.5 1.6- 4.0 13 3.2 1.4- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,518 957 59.8 55.5-64.1 184 12.6 10.3-15.4 67 5.2 3.2- 8.1 182 10.4 8.5-12.7 128 12.0 8.5-16.6
No 2,608 1,913 71.4 68.5-74.2 311 10.9 9.3-12.7 93 4.1 2.8- 5.9 170 6.5 5.1- 8.3 121 7.1 5.4- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 58 73.0 58.2-83.9 7 9.2 3.5-22.1 4 2.3 0.7- 6.8 9 13.3 5.7-28.2 3 2.3 0.5-10.0
Non-Veteran 4,156 2,896 67.9 65.4-70.2 495 11.3 10.0-12.8 158 4.3 3.2- 5.8 350 7.5 6.4- 8.9 257 9.0 7.3-11.0

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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.

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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