2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,430 1,839 67.7 65.2-70.1 591 32.3 29.9-34.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,610 1,269 71.9 69.0-74.7 341 28.1 25.3-31.0
Non-Hispanic Black 498 382 67.7 62.1-72.9 116 32.3 27.1-37.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 169 86 37.8 29.7-46.7 83 62.2 53.3-70.3
AGE
18-34 455 86 17.6 14.0-21.9 369 82.4 78.1-86.0
35-44 325 174 54.5 47.8-61.0 151 45.5 39.0-52.2
45-54 386 360 91.7 87.2-94.6 26 8.3 5.4-12.8
55-64 445 431 96.0 92.8-97.8 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2
65-74 460 447 97.2 94.2-98.7 13 2.8 1.3- 5.8
75+ 307 299 95.6 90.8-98.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 183 67.8 59.7-74.9 65 32.2 25.1-40.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 568 450 69.1 63.8-74.0 118 30.9 26.0-36.2
Some Post-H.S. 734 546 66.9 62.4-71.1 188 33.1 28.9-37.6
College Graduate 876 658 67.6 63.6-71.3 218 32.4 28.7-36.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 171 63.6 55.2-71.2 65 36.4 28.8-44.8
$15,000- 24,999 389 286 62.5 55.9-68.8 103 37.5 31.2-44.1
$25,000- 34,999 227 174 67.1 58.0-75.1 53 32.9 24.9-42.0
$35,000- 49,999 284 214 68.9 61.8-75.3 70 31.1 24.7-38.2
$50,000-74,999 294 215 66.2 59.1-72.6 79 33.8 27.4-40.9
$75,000+ 490 385 73.2 68.1-77.8 105 26.8 22.2-31.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 510 394 67.8 62.1-73.0 116 32.2 27.0-37.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 814 681 75.3 70.9-79.3 133 24.7 20.7-29.1
No 1,608 1,155 64.5 61.5-67.4 453 35.5 32.6-38.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,347 1,781 67.9 65.4-70.3 566 32.1 29.7-34.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 645 424 59.4 54.8-63.8 221 40.6 36.2-45.2
Regional City or Suburban County 567 417 67.6 62.6-72.3 150 32.4 27.7-37.4
Rural 1,218 998 74.9 71.3-78.1 220 25.1 21.9-28.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,077 719 61.4 57.8-64.9 358 38.6 35.1-42.2
Unemployed 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 732 712 97.3 95.6-98.4 20 2.7 1.6- 4.4
Unable to Work 252 225 84.5 77.0-89.9 27 15.5 10.1-23.0
Other not in Labor Force 263 119 38.7 32.0-45.8 144 61.3 54.2-68.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 125 50.1 41.1-59.1 81 49.9 40.9-58.9
101% to 150% 360 280 71.8 65.5-77.4 80 28.2 22.6-34.5
151% to 200% 174 145 72.5 62.0-80.9 29 27.5 19.1-38.0
More than 200% 1,085 841 71.4 67.9-74.7 244 28.6 25.3-32.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 510 394 67.8 62.1-73.0 116 32.2 27.0-37.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 471 387 74.9 68.7-80.2 84 25.1 19.8-31.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,026 792 70.7 66.9-74.1 234 29.3 25.9-33.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 933 660 62.7 58.8-66.5 273 37.3 33.5-41.2

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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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