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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 499 457 90.4 86.7-93.2 42 9.6 6.8-13.3
Region 3 366 330 88.3 83.3-91.9 36 11.7 8.1-16.7
Region 4 776 698 88.2 85.0-90.8 78 11.8 9.2-15.0
Region 5 574 516 85.9 81.0-89.7 58 14.1 10.3-19.0
Region 6 305 270 86.0 80.3-90.3 35 14.0 9.7-19.7
Region 7 581 536 89.4 85.2-92.5 45 10.6 7.5-14.8
Region 8 470 422 86.6 81.8-90.3 48 13.4 9.7-18.2
Region 9 & 10 385 359 90.6 85.7-94.0 26 9.4 6.0-14.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,253 1,144 89.1 86.6-91.3 109 10.9 8.7-13.4
Piedmont 2,151 1,940 87.5 85.4-89.3 211 12.5 10.7-14.6
Western NC 552 504 89.5 85.7-92.4 48 10.5 7.6-14.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 363 331 89.2 84.3-92.6 32 10.8 7.4-15.7
Northwest 616 566 90.3 86.8-93.0 50 9.7 7.0-13.2
Charlotte 664 587 86.5 82.9-89.5 77 13.5 10.5-17.1
Greensboro 467 411 84.4 78.8-88.8 56 15.6 11.2-21.2
Southern Regional 355 322 88.8 83.8-92.3 33 11.2 7.7-16.2
Southeast 328 291 83.0 76.1-88.1 37 17.0 11.9-23.9
Wake 578 538 89.1 84.8-92.3 40 10.9 7.7-15.2
Area L & Eastern 585 542 91.2 87.6-93.8 43 8.8 6.2-12.4

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(formerly Women's Health).

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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.

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