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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 7,093 5,549 66.6 65.1-68.1 1,544 33.4 31.9-34.9
-Piedmont NC 3,748 2,876 65.3 63.1-67.4 872 34.7 32.6-36.9
RACE
White 2,703 2,156 68.0 65.4-70.5 547 32.0 29.5-34.6
African American 766 567 66.0 61.5-70.2 199 34.0 29.8-38.5
Other minorities 244 129 43.5 35.6-51.7 115 56.5 48.3-64.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 208 98 42.2 34.2-50.6 110 57.8 49.4-65.8
Non-Hispanic 3,529 2,769 66.8 64.6-69.0 760 33.2 31.0-35.4
AGE
18-34 644 118 18.8 15.5-22.5 526 81.2 77.5-84.5
35-54 1,191 923 74.2 70.9-77.3 268 25.8 22.7-29.1
55-64 704 682 97.2 95.6-98.2 22 2.8 1.8- 4.4
65-74 630 605 96.4 94.6-97.7 25 3.6 2.3- 5.4
75+ 527 502 95.3 92.4-97.1 25 4.7 2.9- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 332 67.3 60.7-73.2 104 32.7 26.8-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,037 825 66.8 62.7-70.7 212 33.2 29.3-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,038 778 63.1 59.0-67.1 260 36.9 32.9-41.0
College Graduate 1,224 928 65.1 61.4-68.6 296 34.9 31.4-38.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 452 322 56.0 49.6-62.2 130 44.0 37.8-50.4
$15,000- 24,999 648 476 61.3 56.1-66.3 172 38.7 33.7-43.9
$25,000- 34,999 384 294 64.6 58.1-70.7 90 35.4 29.3-41.9
$35,000- 49,999 420 327 70.0 63.8-75.5 93 30.0 24.5-36.2
$50,000+ 1,102 867 69.7 65.6-73.4 235 30.3 26.6-34.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 980 856 80.1 75.9-83.8 124 19.9 16.2-24.1
No 2,752 2,006 61.2 58.7-63.6 746 38.8 36.4-41.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,685 2,831 65.3 63.1-67.4 854 34.7 32.6-36.9

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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.

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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