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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 50-74 who have had a mammogram in the past two years.

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-17.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,899 1,553 80.7 78.5-82.7 346 19.3 17.3-21.5
-Western NC 307 246 77.5 71.4-82.5 61 22.5 17.5-28.6
RACE
White 284 227 76.9 70.5-82.2 57 23.1 17.8-29.5
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 77 78.0 67.4-85.9 18 22.0 14.1-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 100 87 85.5 75.9-91.8 13 14.5 8.2-24.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 108 87 76.8 65.7-85.2 21 23.2 14.8-34.3
No 196 156 77.3 69.7-83.5 40 22.7 16.5-30.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 299 239 77.4 71.3-82.6 60 22.6 17.4-28.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 249 197 78.1 71.6-83.4 52 21.9 16.6-28.4
No 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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