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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
(formerly Women's Health)

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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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
-Western NC 978 790 69.4 65.2-73.4 188 30.6 26.6-34.8
RACE
White 795 652 70.1 65.4-74.5 143 29.9 25.5-34.6
Other minorities 177 135 67.3 57.2-76.0 42 32.7 24.0-42.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 937 767 70.5 66.1-74.5 170 29.5 25.5-33.9
AGE
18-34 130 25 20.6 13.3-30.7 105 79.4 69.3-86.7
35-54 253 197 75.8 69.0-81.4 56 24.2 18.6-31.0
55-64 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 99 75.8 64.0-84.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 246 73.3 65.4-79.8 50 26.7 20.2-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 273 211 64.2 56.2-71.4 62 35.8 28.6-43.8
College Graduate 282 232 68.6 60.8-75.5 50 31.4 24.5-39.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 189 152 73.6 64.1-81.4 37 26.4 18.6-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 231 186 69.0 60.6-76.4 45 31.0 23.6-39.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 284 250 79.4 70.9-85.8 34 20.6 14.2-29.1
No 688 535 66.3 61.3-70.9 153 33.7 29.1-38.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 963 778 69.5 65.2-73.5 185 30.5 26.5-34.8

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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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