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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,348 4,116 75.1 73.5-76.6 1,232 24.9 23.4-26.5
-Western NC 783 585 74.4 70.4-78.1 198 25.6 21.9-29.6
RACE
White 659 497 74.5 70.1-78.4 162 25.5 21.6-29.9
Other minorities 121 *** *** *** 36 27.0 18.0-38.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 763 571 74.4 70.3-78.1 192 25.6 21.9-29.7
AGE
40-54 203 139 69.7 61.9-76.6 64 30.3 23.4-38.1
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. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 243 180 72.8 65.3-79.2 63 27.2 20.8-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 207 150 75.7 68.3-81.9 57 24.3 18.1-31.7
College Graduate 229 193 83.1 75.7-88.5 36 16.9 11.5-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 154 106 70.9 61.4-78.9 48 29.1 21.1-38.6
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 90 73 82.0 71.7-89.1 17 18.0 10.9-28.3
$50,000+ 187 153 80.6 72.2-86.9 34 19.4 13.1-27.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 248 166 68.2 60.6-74.9 82 31.8 25.1-39.4
No 530 414 76.6 71.8-80.9 116 23.4 19.1-28.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 770 574 74.4 70.4-78.1 196 25.6 21.9-29.6

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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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