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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,148 743 65.6 61.7-69.2 129 11.5 9.1-14.3 64 5.8 4.1- 8.1 131 11.0 8.9-13.5 81 6.2 4.4- 8.7
RACE
White 1,052 675 65.9 62.0-69.7 121 11.5 9.1-14.5 59 5.2 3.7- 7.2 123 11.1 8.9-13.8 74 6.3 4.4- 8.9
African American 32 24 68.4 45.4-85.0 3 15.3 4.8-39.1 1 6.0 0.8-32.4 1 6.1 0.9-32.7 3 4.2 1.2-13.6
Other Minorities 58 39 42.7 20.4-68.4 5 9.9 2.7-30.2 3 24.7 6.5-60.8 7 15.2 5.4-35.9 4 7.5 1.2-36.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 17 74.2 49.3-89.5 3 12.5 3.4-36.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.0 2 1.6 0.3- 9.3 2 9.8 1.8-39.4
Non-Hispanic 1,120 724 65.3 61.3-69.0 126 11.5 9.1-14.4 62 5.9 4.2- 8.3 129 11.2 9.1-13.9 79 6.1 4.3- 8.6
AGE
18-24 26 13 54.7 31.6-76.0 6 15.0 6.0-32.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 30.2 12.0-58.0
25-34 77 50 64.7 51.0-76.4 9 11.1 5.0-22.7 8 12.5 5.8-24.8 5 7.5 3.0-17.8 5 4.2 1.3-12.3
35-44 133 89 66.4 56.4-75.2 25 17.0 10.7-26.1 6 6.4 2.7-14.7 11 9.0 5.0-15.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
45-54 185 120 64.2 55.2-72.3 17 9.5 5.4-16.1 12 5.4 2.7-10.5 31 18.6 12.2-27.2 5 2.4 0.9- 6.0
55-64 257 191 76.7 70.3-82.1 22 7.5 4.6-12.0 10 3.2 1.6- 6.2 27 9.9 6.4-14.9 7 2.7 1.1- 6.4
65+ 454 267 60.1 54.8-65.2 50 10.0 7.3-13.4 28 5.5 3.5- 8.4 56 12.9 9.6-17.0 53 11.6 8.7-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 91 58.0 48.0-67.3 11 4.7 2.5- 9.0 9 6.7 3.2-13.5 22 13.8 8.2-22.2 30 16.8 10.9-25.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 357 215 58.0 50.8-64.9 46 13.8 9.3-19.9 21 7.8 4.2-13.9 45 14.0 9.7-19.7 30 6.5 4.1-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 319 205 65.9 58.2-72.8 38 10.3 6.8-15.3 23 6.2 3.7-10.1 40 11.4 7.7-16.5 13 6.2 2.4-15.1
College Graduate 307 231 77.2 70.5-82.7 34 12.6 8.3-18.9 11 2.7 1.1- 6.3 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 83 50.3 40.3-60.3 22 13.0 7.9-20.8 12 7.1 3.3-14.7 29 18.2 11.6-27.4 20 11.4 6.2-19.8
$15,000- 24,999 224 124 50.6 41.6-59.6 33 17.2 11.1-25.6 17 10.2 5.1-19.3 31 13.8 9.1-20.4 19 8.2 4.8-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 138 91 65.4 54.7-74.7 14 9.9 5.2-18.2 10 7.1 3.4-14.4 19 13.8 8.0-22.7 4 3.8 1.1-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 148 106 69.6 58.7-78.7 13 8.3 4.0-16.4 6 4.3 1.7-10.8 20 15.6 8.9-26.0 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0
$50,000-74,999 128 98 71.2 58.4-81.2 19 20.4 11.4-33.9 4 3.5 1.2- 9.7 6 4.7 1.9-11.6 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
$75,000+ 123 111 91.8 84.2-95.9 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 3 1.9 0.3- 9.9 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 308 59.8 53.7-65.7 58 11.3 7.6-16.4 33 8.0 4.9-12.6 64 13.8 10.1-18.5 44 7.1 4.9-10.3
No 615 416 68.8 63.6-73.6 69 11.8 8.9-15.5 31 4.5 2.8- 7.3 64 9.4 6.9-12.6 35 5.5 3.1- 9.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 11 76.6 44.1-93.2 1 6.9 0.9-37.2 1 4.9 0.6-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.6 1.6-51.2
Non-Veteran 1,134 732 65.5 61.6-69.2 128 11.5 9.2-14.4 63 5.8 4.1- 8.1 131 11.1 8.9-13.6 80 6.2 4.4- 8.6

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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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