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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,275 3,061 58.0 56.2-59.7 2,214 42.0 40.3-43.8
-Eastern NC 1,784 1,037 57.9 54.9-60.8 747 42.1 39.2-45.1
RACE
White 1,152 682 58.1 54.6-61.6 470 41.9 38.4-45.4
African American 399 234 58.7 52.4-64.7 165 41.3 35.3-47.6
Other minorities 219 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,736 1,013 58.4 55.4-61.3 723 41.6 38.7-44.6
AGE
40-54 546 304 51.5 46.3-56.6 242 48.5 43.4-53.7
55-64 487 306 65.0 59.6-70.0 181 35.0 30.0-40.4
65-74 425 265 63.5 57.5-69.0 160 36.5 31.0-42.5
75+ 326 162 56.0 49.4-62.3 164 44.0 37.7-50.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 88 40.6 32.5-49.4 127 59.4 50.6-67.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 569 330 59.8 54.7-64.7 239 40.2 35.3-45.3
Some Post-H.S. 509 292 57.9 52.5-63.3 217 42.1 36.7-47.5
College Graduate 487 326 67.3 62.1-72.1 161 32.7 27.9-37.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 95 37.5 30.0-45.7 146 62.5 54.3-70.0
$15,000- 24,999 316 158 51.0 43.9-58.2 158 49.0 41.8-56.1
$25,000- 34,999 199 108 53.9 44.9-62.6 91 46.1 37.4-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 232 162 67.9 60.1-74.8 70 32.1 25.2-39.9
$50,000+ 440 311 66.6 61.0-71.8 129 33.4 28.2-39.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 613 313 52.2 47.1-57.2 300 47.8 42.8-52.9
No 1,165 724 60.7 57.1-64.2 441 39.3 35.8-42.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,730 1,009 58.4 55.4-61.3 721 41.6 38.7-44.6

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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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