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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 and a clinical breast exam within a year (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,983 1,721 57.0 54.9-59.1 1,262 43.0 40.9-45.1
-Western NC 452 256 55.9 50.4-61.3 196 44.1 38.7-49.6
RACE
White 418 235 55.8 50.1-61.4 183 44.2 38.6-49.9
Other minorities 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 115 66 56.6 46.7-66.0 49 43.4 34.0-53.3
65-74 142 88 58.1 48.5-67.1 54 41.9 32.9-51.5
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 132 73 54.8 45.3-63.9 59 45.2 36.1-54.7
Some Post-H.S. 120 64 54.3 44.4-63.9 56 45.7 36.1-55.6
College Graduate 140 96 66.0 56.6-74.3 44 34.0 25.7-43.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 96 70 75.6 65.5-83.6 26 24.4 16.4-34.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 165 85 52.5 42.7-62.2 80 47.5 37.8-57.3
No 283 168 57.3 50.7-63.8 115 42.7 36.2-49.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 444 250 55.8 50.2-61.2 194 44.2 38.8-49.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 364 203 56.7 50.5-62.6 161 43.3 37.4-49.5
No 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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