2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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%)
TOTAL 1,236 1,027 82.6 79.8-85.2 209 17.4 14.8-20.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 772 635 82.5 78.9-85.5 137 17.5 14.5-21.1
Non-Hispanic Black 260 222 83.4 76.0-88.9 38 16.6 11.1-24.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 127 107 84.6 75.5-90.7 20 15.4 9.3-24.5
AGE
21-34 368 309 83.0 77.9-87.1 59 17.0 12.9-22.1
35-44 286 239 82.3 75.2-87.7 47 17.7 12.3-24.8
45-54 275 235 85.2 79.3-89.7 40 14.8 10.3-20.7
55-65 307 244 79.8 73.7-84.8 63 20.2 15.2-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 86 76.5 65.9-84.5 32 23.5 15.5-34.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 185 80.7 73.8-86.1 43 19.3 13.9-26.2
Some Post-H.S. 346 283 81.8 75.9-86.6 63 18.2 13.4-24.1
College Graduate 544 473 86.4 82.5-89.5 71 13.6 10.5-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 150 84.0 76.7-89.4 34 16.0 10.6-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 110 84 78.6 67.4-86.7 26 21.4 13.3-32.6
$35,000- 49,999 157 134 82.5 73.2-89.0 23 17.5 11.0-26.8
$50,000-74,999 160 137 86.3 79.2-91.2 23 13.7 8.8-20.8
$75,000+ 327 290 85.8 79.5-90.4 37 14.2 9.6-20.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 191 153 79.2 71.4-85.4 38 20.8 14.6-28.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 305 234 75.7 69.0-81.3 71 24.3 18.7-31.0
No 929 792 84.8 81.6-87.5 137 15.2 12.5-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,183 985 82.7 79.8-85.3 198 17.3 14.7-20.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 388 328 81.1 75.5-85.7 60 18.9 14.3-24.5
Regional City or Suburban County 308 254 82.3 76.7-86.8 54 17.7 13.2-23.3
Rural 540 445 84.6 80.6-87.9 95 15.4 12.1-19.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 783 667 84.3 80.8-87.3 116 15.7 12.7-19.2
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 88 72 88.0 79.3-93.3 16 12.0 6.7-20.7
Unable to Work 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 182 145 77.5 69.1-84.0 37 22.5 16.0-30.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 129 108 85.6 76.0-91.8 21 14.4 8.2-24.0
101% to 150% 153 121 80.9 73.0-86.9 32 19.1 13.1-27.0
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 626 544 85.8 81.8-89.1 82 14.2 10.9-18.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 191 153 79.2 71.4-85.4 38 20.8 14.6-28.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 210 179 88.6 82.2-92.9 31 11.4 7.1-17.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 509 409 80.9 76.5-84.6 100 19.1 15.4-23.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 517 439 82.8 78.2-86.6 78 17.2 13.4-21.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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