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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 7,052 6,462 90.0 89.0-91.0 590 10.0 9.0-11.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,843 4,557 93.4 92.3-94.3 286 6.6 5.7- 7.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,376 1,215 87.8 85.3-89.9 161 12.2 10.1-14.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 271 246 91.5 85.9-95.0 25 8.5 5.0-14.1
Non-Hispanic Other 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 349 270 71.1 64.1-77.2 79 28.9 22.8-35.9
AGE
18-34 1,113 933 81.1 78.0-83.8 180 18.9 16.2-22.0
35-44 919 856 93.1 91.0-94.7 63 6.9 5.3- 9.0
45-54 1,213 1,152 94.4 92.4-95.9 61 5.6 4.1- 7.6
55-64 1,405 1,329 95.1 93.6-96.2 76 4.9 3.8- 6.4
65-74 1,294 1,214 94.0 92.2-95.4 80 6.0 4.6- 7.8
75+ 1,022 900 89.1 86.6-91.2 122 10.9 8.8-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 833 677 80.3 76.2-83.8 156 19.7 16.2-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,030 1,814 87.8 85.7-89.5 216 12.2 10.5-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,002 1,864 91.5 89.6-93.1 138 8.5 6.9-10.4
College Graduate 2,164 2,087 96.0 94.6-97.1 77 4.0 2.9- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 920 773 79.7 75.5-83.3 147 20.3 16.7-24.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,251 1,120 87.8 85.0-90.1 131 12.2 9.9-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 753 688 90.1 86.4-92.9 65 9.9 7.1-13.6
$35,000- 49,999 827 791 94.5 91.9-96.3 36 5.5 3.7- 8.1
$50,000-74,999 795 771 97.6 96.1-98.5 24 2.4 1.5- 3.9
$75,000+ 1,106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,953 1,769 89.6 87.4-91.4 184 10.4 8.6-12.6
No 5,070 4,669 90.2 89.0-91.3 401 9.8 8.7-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,897 6,314 89.9 88.8-90.9 583 10.1 9.1-11.2

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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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