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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,093 5,549 66.6 65.1-68.1 1,544 33.4 31.9-34.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,867 3,959 70.1 68.2-71.9 908 29.9 28.1-31.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,389 1,062 66.4 63.0-69.7 327 33.6 30.3-37.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 271 218 73.4 63.2-81.6 53 26.6 18.4-36.8
Non-Hispanic Other 153 96 42.6 33.2-52.6 57 57.4 47.4-66.8
Hispanic 354 167 39.3 33.4-45.6 187 60.7 54.4-66.6
AGE
18-34 1,119 200 17.9 15.4-20.7 919 82.1 79.3-84.6
35-44 920 525 55.5 51.7-59.3 395 44.5 40.7-48.3
45-54 1,215 1,133 91.8 89.5-93.7 82 8.2 6.3-10.5
55-64 1,408 1,355 96.4 95.1-97.3 53 3.6 2.7- 4.9
65-74 1,299 1,252 96.7 95.5-97.6 47 3.3 2.4- 4.5
75+ 1,044 1,004 96.3 94.6-97.5 40 3.7 2.5- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 657 67.6 62.9-72.0 188 32.4 28.0-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,054 1,657 69.2 66.3-71.9 397 30.8 28.1-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,006 1,536 64.4 61.5-67.3 470 35.6 32.7-38.5
College Graduate 2,165 1,678 66.2 63.5-68.8 487 33.8 31.2-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 929 680 56.9 52.4-61.3 249 43.1 38.7-47.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,255 960 65.0 61.3-68.5 295 35.0 31.5-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 757 591 65.6 60.8-70.1 166 34.4 29.9-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 829 653 70.3 66.0-74.4 176 29.7 25.6-34.0
$50,000-74,999 797 626 70.9 66.3-75.1 171 29.1 24.9-33.7
$75,000+ 1,107 881 70.2 66.3-73.8 226 29.8 26.2-33.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,967 1,747 81.1 78.1-83.7 220 18.9 16.3-21.9
No 5,095 3,775 62.4 60.6-64.2 1,320 37.6 35.8-39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 111 64.5 54.0-73.7 41 35.5 26.3-46.0
Non-Veteran 6,938 5,435 66.7 65.1-68.2 1,503 33.3 31.8-34.9

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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.

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