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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,956 3,588 88.2 86.8-89.5 368 11.8 10.5-13.2
-Eastern NC 1,253 1,144 89.1 86.6-91.3 109 10.9 8.7-13.4
RACE
White 813 753 91.3 88.3-93.5 60 8.7 6.5-11.7
African American 339 309 88.5 82.6-92.6 30 11.5 7.4-17.4
Other minorities 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,192 1,099 90.1 87.5-92.2 93 9.9 7.8-12.5
AGE
18-34 193 158 79.5 72.2-85.3 35 20.5 14.7-27.8
35-54 336 315 93.6 89.8-96.1 21 6.4 3.9-10.2
55-64 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 241 227 94.5 90.3-96.9 14 5.5 3.1- 9.7
75+ 185 161 86.7 80.1-91.4 24 13.3 8.6-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 115 83.3 74.0-89.7 19 16.7 10.3-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 377 330 84.1 78.4-88.6 47 15.9 11.4-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 367 340 91.6 87.2-94.6 27 8.4 5.4-12.8
College Graduate 372 356 95.7 92.7-97.5 16 4.3 2.5- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 137 84.4 74.9-90.8 19 15.6 9.2-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 206 184 89.1 83.1-93.1 22 10.9 6.9-16.9
$25,000- 34,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 341 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 384 354 90.3 85.5-93.6 30 9.7 6.4-14.5
No 861 785 88.9 85.7-91.4 76 11.1 8.6-14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,208 1,100 88.7 86.0-90.9 108 11.3 9.1-14.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,035 946 89.2 86.3-91.5 89 10.8 8.5-13.7
No 218 198 88.9 82.4-93.2 20 11.1 6.8-17.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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