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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 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,348 4,116 75.1 73.5-76.6 1,232 24.9 23.4-26.5
-Piedmont NC 2,748 2,122 75.1 72.9-77.3 626 24.9 22.7-27.1
RACE
White 2,113 1,627 75.8 73.4-78.1 486 24.2 21.9-26.6
African American 512 408 75.5 69.6-80.6 104 24.5 19.4-30.4
Other minorities 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,665 2,074 75.6 73.4-77.8 591 24.4 22.2-26.6
AGE
40-54 933 676 69.6 65.6-73.3 257 30.4 26.7-34.4
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. 325 212 62.3 54.9-69.2 113 37.7 30.8-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 807 618 74.3 70.2-78.1 189 25.7 21.9-29.8
Some Post-H.S. 731 555 76.2 72.2-79.8 176 23.8 20.2-27.8
College Graduate 876 728 81.3 77.5-84.7 148 18.7 15.3-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 212 62.0 54.7-68.8 115 38.0 31.2-45.3
$15,000- 24,999 440 320 67.1 60.2-73.4 120 32.9 26.6-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 282 217 73.9 66.5-80.1 65 26.1 19.9-33.5
$35,000- 49,999 312 250 77.5 70.9-83.0 62 22.5 17.0-29.1
$50,000+ 833 707 82.7 79.1-85.8 126 17.3 14.2-20.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 855 623 72.0 67.5-76.0 232 28.0 24.0-32.5
No 1,883 1,491 76.4 73.8-78.9 392 23.6 21.1-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,709 2,090 74.9 72.7-77.1 619 25.1 22.9-27.3

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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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