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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 552 504 89.5 85.7-92.4 48 10.5 7.6-14.3
RACE
White 503 465 91.4 87.6-94.1 38 8.6 5.9-12.4
Other minorities 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 138 84.1 75.7-89.9 21 15.9 10.1-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 361 324 87.0 81.7-90.9 37 13.0 9.1-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 542 494 89.4 85.5-92.3 48 10.6 7.7-14.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 449 408 89.0 84.6-92.3 41 11.0 7.7-15.4
No 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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