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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,898 1,627 85.8 83.9-87.5 271 14.2 12.5-16.1
-Western NC 227 192 84.2 78.0-88.9 35 15.8 11.1-22.0
RACE
White 202 170 84.1 77.5-89.0 32 15.9 11.0-22.5
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
21-34 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 90 79 87.5 78.2-93.2 11 12.5 6.8-21.8
55-64 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 68 54 81.2 69.6-89.1 14 18.8 10.9-30.4
Some Post-H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 167 138 82.2 74.6-87.9 29 17.8 12.1-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 223 189 84.6 78.4-89.3 34 15.4 10.7-21.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 180 152 84.0 76.8-89.3 28 16.0 10.7-23.2
No 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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