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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 3,039 2,369 76.4 74.5-78.2 670 23.6 21.8-25.5
-Piedmont NC 1,594 1,226 75.6 73.0-78.0 368 24.4 22.0-27.0
RACE
White 1,179 914 76.6 73.5-79.4 265 23.4 20.6-26.5
African American 326 256 75.9 69.9-81.0 70 24.1 19.0-30.1
Other minorities 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,532 1,185 76.0 73.3-78.5 347 24.0 21.5-26.7
AGE
40-54 492 348 70.2 65.5-74.5 144 29.8 25.5-34.5
55-64 386 317 81.7 77.0-85.6 69 18.3 14.4-23.0
65-74 397 319 80.2 75.3-84.3 78 19.8 15.7-24.7
75+ 319 242 76.3 70.5-81.2 77 23.7 18.8-29.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 121 67.8 59.4-75.2 55 32.2 24.8-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 313 70.7 65.2-75.7 113 29.3 24.3-34.8
Some Post-H.S. 424 324 76.2 71.1-80.6 100 23.8 19.4-28.9
College Graduate 565 465 82.6 78.7-85.8 100 17.4 14.2-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 103 60.8 51.3-69.6 58 39.2 30.4-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 247 170 65.9 58.5-72.6 77 34.1 27.4-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 153 124 77.1 68.1-84.2 29 22.9 15.8-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 180 140 72.7 63.8-80.1 40 27.3 19.9-36.2
$50,000+ 489 406 82.7 78.3-86.4 83 17.3 13.6-21.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 528 385 70.1 65.1-74.7 143 29.9 25.3-34.9
No 1,058 837 78.2 75.1-81.0 221 21.8 19.0-24.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,561 1,201 75.7 73.1-78.2 360 24.3 21.8-26.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 565 437 75.7 71.1-79.8 128 24.3 20.2-28.9
No 1,029 789 75.6 72.3-78.5 240 24.4 21.5-27.7

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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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