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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 667 513 77.2 72.9-81.0 154 22.8 19.0-27.1
RACE
White 568 440 77.3 72.7-81.4 128 22.7 18.6-27.3
Other minorities 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 655 503 77.0 72.7-80.9 152 23.0 19.1-27.3
AGE
50-54 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 208 163 78.0 70.1-84.3 45 22.0 15.7-29.9
65-74 217 172 79.3 72.0-85.0 45 20.7 15.0-28.0
75+ 155 111 73.5 64.1-81.2 44 26.5 18.8-35.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 213 164 76.1 68.1-82.6 49 23.9 17.4-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 171 130 80.1 72.5-86.1 41 19.9 13.9-27.5
College Graduate 188 163 87.2 79.5-92.3 25 12.8 7.7-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 95 70.9 60.8-79.4 42 29.1 20.6-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 60 84.3 73.0-91.5 12 15.7 8.5-27.0
$50,000+ 139 121 85.0 75.1-91.5 18 15.0 8.5-24.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 227 155 70.5 62.5-77.4 72 29.5 22.6-37.5
No 435 353 79.9 74.6-84.3 82 20.1 15.7-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 657 504 77.0 72.7-80.9 153 23.0 19.1-27.3

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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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