2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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%)
TOTAL 1,090 888 79.8 76.4-82.8 202 20.2 17.2-23.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 752 611 80.7 76.6-84.2 141 19.3 15.8-23.4
Non-Hispanic Black 235 192 74.2 65.8-81.1 43 25.8 18.9-34.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 196 154 76.6 68.5-83.2 42 23.4 16.8-31.5
55-64 440 352 80.0 75.0-84.1 88 20.0 15.9-25.0
65-74 454 382 81.5 75.0-86.7 72 18.5 13.3-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 210 80.8 74.4-85.8 50 19.2 14.2-25.6
Some Post-H.S. 348 283 80.9 74.9-85.7 65 19.1 14.3-25.1
College Graduate 366 313 84.3 78.7-88.7 53 15.7 11.3-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 115 94 81.7 71.0-89.1 21 18.3 10.9-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 128 110 86.0 75.7-92.4 18 14.0 7.6-24.3
$50,000-74,999 121 103 84.6 75.8-90.6 18 15.4 9.4-24.2
$75,000+ 221 195 88.8 82.6-93.0 26 11.2 7.0-17.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 212 171 78.2 70.0-84.7 41 21.8 15.3-30.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 433 329 72.4 66.4-77.7 104 27.6 22.3-33.6
No 655 558 84.5 80.3-88.0 97 15.5 12.0-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,053 858 79.9 76.4-83.0 195 20.1 17.0-23.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 236 193 82.5 76.4-87.2 43 17.5 12.8-23.6
Regional City or Suburban County 237 188 76.3 67.9-83.1 49 23.7 16.9-32.1
Rural 617 507 80.1 75.2-84.2 110 19.9 15.8-24.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 378 309 82.7 77.9-86.7 69 17.3 13.3-22.1
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 434 364 82.1 75.8-87.0 70 17.9 13.0-24.2
Unable to Work 179 139 70.5 60.2-79.0 40 29.5 21.0-39.8
Other not in Labor Force 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 182 140 71.6 62.4-79.2 42 28.4 20.8-37.6
151% to 200% 87 69 81.9 70.1-89.7 18 18.1 10.3-29.9
More than 200% 503 435 86.9 82.8-90.2 68 13.1 9.8-17.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 212 171 78.2 70.0-84.7 41 21.8 15.3-30.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 254 213 82.7 74.2-88.7 41 17.3 11.3-25.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 472 370 74.8 69.1-79.7 102 25.2 20.3-30.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 364 305 84.7 79.9-88.6 59 15.3 11.4-20.1

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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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