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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 7,052 6,462 90.0 89.0-91.0 590 10.0 9.0-11.0
-Piedmont NC 3,733 3,415 89.6 88.0-90.9 318 10.4 9.1-12.0
RACE
White 2,692 2,528 93.0 91.4-94.3 164 7.0 5.7- 8.6
African American 761 679 88.7 85.5-91.2 82 11.3 8.8-14.5
Other minorities 245 178 66.2 57.3-74.1 67 33.8 25.9-42.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 150 68.8 59.8-76.5 57 31.2 23.5-40.2
Non-Hispanic 3,515 3,256 91.0 89.5-92.3 259 9.0 7.7-10.5
AGE
18-34 638 535 81.2 77.1-84.8 103 18.8 15.2-22.9
35-54 1,193 1,129 93.3 90.9-95.0 64 6.7 5.0- 9.1
55-64 703 669 95.7 93.7-97.1 34 4.3 2.9- 6.3
65-74 629 590 93.4 90.5-95.5 39 6.6 4.5- 9.5
75+ 519 447 86.9 82.9-90.0 72 13.1 10.0-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 434 344 79.5 73.8-84.2 90 20.5 15.8-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,026 918 88.0 85.0-90.4 108 12.0 9.6-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,037 961 90.3 87.4-92.6 76 9.7 7.4-12.6
College Graduate 1,223 1,181 95.4 92.8-97.1 42 4.6 2.9- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 450 377 79.3 73.1-84.3 73 20.7 15.7-26.9
$15,000- 24,999 647 569 85.7 81.5-89.1 78 14.3 10.9-18.5
$25,000- 34,999 382 354 94.0 90.5-96.3 28 6.0 3.7- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 418 395 92.2 87.7-95.2 23 7.8 4.8-12.3
$50,000+ 1,100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 976 883 89.5 86.2-92.1 93 10.5 7.9-13.8
No 2,742 2,520 89.6 87.8-91.2 222 10.4 8.8-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,670 3,356 89.5 87.9-90.9 314 10.5 9.1-12.1

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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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