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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,324 3,445 79.4 77.8-81.0 879 20.6 19.0-22.2
-Piedmont NC 2,165 1,730 78.9 76.4-81.1 435 21.1 18.9-23.6
RACE
White 1,709 1,357 78.7 76.0-81.1 352 21.3 18.9-24.0
African American 383 318 80.0 72.7-85.8 65 20.0 14.2-27.3
Other minorities 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,122 1,704 79.1 76.6-81.4 418 20.9 18.6-23.4
AGE
50-54 350 284 75.6 68.2-81.7 66 24.4 18.3-31.8
55-64 701 568 80.8 77.0-84.1 133 19.2 15.9-23.0
65-74 621 513 83.3 79.5-86.5 108 16.7 13.5-20.5
75+ 493 365 73.6 68.3-78.2 128 26.4 21.8-31.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 190 64.9 56.6-72.4 92 35.1 27.6-43.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 551 79.0 74.7-82.6 138 21.0 17.4-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 576 458 80.9 76.8-84.5 118 19.1 15.5-23.2
College Graduate 610 523 85.9 81.7-89.3 87 14.1 10.7-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 186 70.9 63.3-77.5 79 29.1 22.5-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 362 274 70.3 61.9-77.6 88 29.7 22.4-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 244 194 76.9 68.8-83.4 50 23.1 16.6-31.2
$35,000- 49,999 247 208 83.0 76.2-88.2 39 17.0 11.8-23.8
$50,000+ 567 498 86.8 82.8-90.0 69 13.2 10.0-17.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 747 551 72.1 67.1-76.6 196 27.9 23.4-32.9
No 1,408 1,171 82.4 79.6-84.8 237 17.6 15.2-20.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,138 1,709 78.8 76.3-81.1 429 21.2 18.9-23.7

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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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