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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,151 1,940 87.5 85.4-89.3 211 12.5 10.7-14.6
RACE
White 1,491 1,376 90.7 88.3-92.6 115 9.3 7.4-11.7
African American 485 428 83.4 78.6-87.4 57 16.6 12.6-21.4
Other minorities 144 113 75.6 65.9-83.3 31 24.4 16.7-34.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 145 103 69.9 61.0-77.5 42 30.1 22.5-39.0
Non-Hispanic 1,991 1,825 89.1 86.9-90.9 166 10.9 9.1-13.1
AGE
18-34 368 287 75.6 69.9-80.4 81 24.4 19.6-30.1
35-54 638 590 91.9 89.1-94.0 48 8.1 6.0-10.9
55-64 386 373 95.8 92.6-97.6 13 4.2 2.4- 7.4
65-74 400 376 94.0 90.8-96.1 24 6.0 3.9- 9.2
75+ 323 284 87.7 82.9-91.3 39 12.3 8.7-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 183 74.0 65.6-81.0 49 26.0 19.0-34.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 552 471 80.2 75.3-84.3 81 19.8 15.7-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 586 548 92.5 89.1-94.8 38 7.5 5.2-10.9
College Graduate 771 730 94.0 91.7-95.7 41 6.0 4.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 204 81.5 74.4-86.9 35 18.5 13.1-25.6
$15,000- 24,999 361 302 81.2 75.4-85.9 59 18.8 14.1-24.6
$25,000- 34,999 199 178 86.6 79.3-91.7 21 13.4 8.3-20.7
$35,000- 49,999 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 643 620 94.6 91.1-96.7 23 5.4 3.3- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 586 549 91.9 87.2-94.9 37 8.1 5.1-12.8
No 1,556 1,385 86.3 83.9-88.4 171 13.7 11.6-16.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,102 1,894 87.4 85.3-89.3 208 12.6 10.7-14.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 781 705 89.5 86.5-91.9 76 10.5 8.1-13.5
No 1,370 1,235 86.4 83.6-88.8 135 13.6 11.2-16.4

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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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