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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
(formerly Women's Health)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,093 5,549 66.6 65.1-68.1 1,544 33.4 31.9-34.9
-Eastern NC 2,367 1,883 66.9 64.2-69.5 484 33.1 30.5-35.8
RACE
White 1,463 1,205 70.6 67.2-73.8 258 29.4 26.2-32.8
African American 556 432 65.6 59.9-70.9 124 34.4 29.1-40.1
Other minorities 323 228 48.3 39.2-57.4 95 51.7 42.6-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 108 49 32.9 24.1-43.0 59 67.1 57.0-75.9
Non-Hispanic 2,252 1,828 69.0 66.2-71.7 424 31.0 28.3-33.8
AGE
18-34 345 57 14.6 10.8-19.3 288 85.4 80.7-89.2
35-54 691 538 72.9 68.5-76.9 153 27.1 23.1-31.5
55-64 495 474 95.5 92.6-97.4 21 4.5 2.6- 7.4
65-74 446 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 359 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 226 66.5 57.9-74.2 58 33.5 25.8-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 586 70.5 65.5-75.0 135 29.5 25.0-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 695 547 65.9 60.8-70.6 148 34.1 29.4-39.2
College Graduate 659 518 64.4 59.4-69.1 141 35.6 30.9-40.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 245 57.2 49.4-64.7 83 42.8 35.3-50.6
$15,000- 24,999 418 332 67.4 60.6-73.4 86 32.6 26.6-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 266 211 64.7 56.1-72.4 55 35.3 27.6-43.9
$35,000- 49,999 301 240 69.5 62.0-76.2 61 30.5 23.8-38.0
$50,000+ 571 454 71.3 66.2-75.9 117 28.7 24.1-33.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 703 641 82.8 77.4-87.1 62 17.2 12.9-22.6
No 1,655 1,234 62.0 58.8-65.1 421 38.0 34.9-41.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,290 1,826 67.0 64.2-69.6 464 33.0 30.4-35.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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