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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 and a clinical breast exam within a year (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,275 3,061 58.0 56.2-59.7 2,214 42.0 40.3-43.8
-Piedmont NC 2,719 1,579 58.0 55.6-60.4 1,140 42.0 39.6-44.4
RACE
White 2,087 1,206 58.8 56.2-61.5 881 41.2 38.5-43.8
African American 509 309 57.1 51.0-63.0 200 42.9 37.0-49.0
Other minorities 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,636 1,546 58.5 56.1-61.0 1,090 41.5 39.0-43.9
AGE
40-54 931 540 55.8 51.7-59.8 391 44.2 40.2-48.3
55-64 695 436 63.5 59.0-67.8 259 36.5 32.2-41.0
65-74 615 389 65.3 60.6-69.7 226 34.7 30.3-39.4
75+ 478 214 46.0 40.5-51.6 264 54.0 48.4-59.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 125 37.9 31.3-45.0 189 62.1 55.0-68.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 798 424 54.3 49.9-58.6 374 45.7 41.4-50.1
Some Post-H.S. 727 433 62.0 57.5-66.3 294 38.0 33.7-42.5
College Graduate 871 590 67.2 63.0-71.1 281 32.8 28.9-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 126 36.4 29.6-43.8 191 63.6 56.2-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 435 218 46.6 40.2-53.1 217 53.4 46.9-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 277 149 53.0 45.2-60.7 128 47.0 39.3-54.8
$35,000- 49,999 311 199 63.6 56.6-70.0 112 36.4 30.0-43.4
$50,000+ 831 592 70.4 66.4-74.1 239 29.6 25.9-33.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 844 419 50.3 45.8-54.7 425 49.7 45.3-54.2
No 1,865 1,154 61.0 58.2-63.8 711 39.0 36.2-41.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,679 1,549 57.6 55.1-60.0 1,130 42.4 40.0-44.9

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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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