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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,039 2,369 76.4 74.5-78.2 670 23.6 21.8-25.5
-Western NC 466 358 75.3 70.3-79.6 108 24.7 20.4-29.7
RACE
White 430 330 74.9 69.8-79.5 100 25.1 20.5-30.2
Other minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-54 106 77 74.9 64.9-82.8 29 25.1 17.2-35.1
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
75+ 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 136 110 79.7 71.1-86.2 26 20.3 13.8-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 125 90 71.2 61.6-79.3 35 28.8 20.7-38.4
College Graduate 141 119 83.3 75.0-89.3 22 16.7 10.7-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 127 71.3 62.4-78.9 46 28.7 21.1-37.6
No 289 228 77.4 71.3-82.5 61 22.6 17.5-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 458 351 75.2 70.3-79.6 107 24.8 20.4-29.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 375 287 76.1 70.8-80.8 88 23.9 19.2-29.2
No 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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