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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,985 3,094 65.8 63.8-67.7 891 34.2 32.3-36.2
-Western NC 559 466 74.5 69.5-78.9 93 25.5 21.1-30.5
RACE
White 510 431 75.7 70.4-80.3 79 24.3 19.7-29.6
Other minorities 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 124 98 79.7 70.9-86.4 26 20.3 13.6-29.1
55-64 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 163 141 78.4 69.3-85.4 22 21.6 14.6-30.7
Some Post-H.S. 151 119 69.3 59.4-77.7 32 30.7 22.3-40.6
College Graduate 169 146 78.4 69.6-85.2 23 21.6 14.8-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 190 176 86.9 78.5-92.4 14 13.1 7.6-21.5
No 365 287 68.5 62.3-74.2 78 31.5 25.8-37.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 549 456 74.1 69.1-78.6 93 25.9 21.4-30.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 454 375 74.0 68.4-78.9 79 26.0 21.1-31.6
No 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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