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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 969 899 91.1 88.0-93.5 70 8.9 6.5-12.0
RACE
White 790 746 92.8 89.3-95.2 44 7.2 4.8-10.7
Other minorities 174 149 83.2 74.1-89.6 25 16.8 10.4-25.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 930 866 91.9 88.7-94.2 64 8.1 5.8-11.3
AGE
18-34 130 108 79.9 69.9-87.1 22 20.1 12.9-30.1
35-54 251 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 154 141 93.0 87.6-96.1 13 7.0 3.9-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 293 262 87.2 80.6-91.7 31 12.8 8.3-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 128 84.6 75.3-90.9 19 15.4 9.1-24.7
$15,000- 24,999 188 172 87.9 79.3-93.3 16 12.1 6.7-20.7
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 108 100 . - . *** *** ***
$50,000+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 283 262 92.1 87.2-95.3 21 7.9 4.7-12.8
No 680 632 90.8 86.8-93.7 48 9.2 6.3-13.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 954 884 91.0 87.9-93.4 70 9.0 6.6-12.1

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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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