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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
(formerly Women's Health)

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 50+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,490 2,006 80.0 78.1-81.8 484 20.0 18.2-21.9
-Western NC 400 312 75.8 70.5-80.3 88 24.2 19.7-29.5
RACE
White 373 290 75.2 69.7-80.0 83 24.8 20.0-30.3
Other minorities 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 120 90 73.5 63.7-81.3 30 26.5 18.7-36.3
65-74 147 125 81.9 72.2-88.7 22 18.1 11.3-27.8
75+ 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 118 96 80.1 70.9-86.9 22 19.9 13.1-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 106 80 74.8 64.4-82.9 26 25.2 17.1-35.6
College Graduate 120 103 85.4 76.8-91.1 17 14.6 8.9-23.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 113 70.3 61.0-78.2 39 29.7 21.8-39.0
No 245 196 78.6 72.1-84.0 49 21.4 16.0-27.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 392 305 75.7 70.4-80.3 87 24.3 19.7-29.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 322 251 77.0 71.4-81.9 71 23.0 18.1-28.6
No 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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