2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had mammogram
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,400 1,185 43.2 40.8-45.7 263 10.0 8.6-11.6 114 4.0 3.1- 5.2 247 10.0 8.5-11.7 591 32.7 30.3-35.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,594 812 46.2 43.2-49.3 179 10.3 8.6-12.3 77 4.2 3.0- 5.8 185 11.0 9.2-13.0 341 28.3 25.5-31.3
Non-Hispanic Black 488 255 40.6 35.3-46.2 54 12.0 8.5-16.6 23 4.1 2.5- 6.5 40 10.4 6.9-15.3 116 32.9 27.7-38.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 167 50 24.2 17.5-32.4 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4 *** *** *** 11 4.3 2.1- 8.4 83 62.6 53.7-70.7
AGE
18-34 453 39 7.8 5.5-10.9 15 3.2 1.8- 5.6 *** *** *** 20 4.5 2.7- 7.5 369 82.6 78.3-86.1
35-44 324 101 32.6 26.7-39.2 26 6.1 3.8- 9.5 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1 35 12.1 7.8-18.4 151 45.6 39.1-52.2
45-54 384 246 61.4 55.1-67.4 54 14.5 10.5-19.7 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 38 11.6 8.0-16.6 26 8.4 5.4-12.9
55-64 440 289 65.8 60.2-71.0 63 14.2 10.7-18.7 19 3.7 2.2- 6.4 55 12.3 9.1-16.5 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2
65-74 454 319 67.6 60.8-73.7 63 14.0 10.0-19.2 29 7.5 3.9-14.1 30 8.1 5.2-12.4 13 2.8 1.3- 5.8
75+ 296 168 55.2 47.1-63.0 38 16.6 10.5-25.3 21 5.9 3.3-10.2 61 17.7 12.9-23.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 103 37.5 29.9-45.7 27 10.1 5.9-16.7 16 7.2 3.6-14.0 33 12.7 8.4-18.8 65 32.5 25.3-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 557 272 41.8 36.8-46.9 68 12.3 9.2-16.1 33 4.8 3.1- 7.2 66 9.6 7.2-12.6 118 31.6 26.7-37.0
Some Post-H.S. 725 332 40.4 36.1-44.9 91 11.2 8.7-14.3 23 2.4 1.4- 4.1 91 12.5 9.5-16.2 188 33.5 29.3-38.0
College Graduate 871 477 50.6 46.6-54.5 77 6.7 5.2- 8.7 42 3.9 2.7- 5.7 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 218 32.5 28.8-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 232 100 38.9 30.7-47.7 31 10.6 7.1-15.5 *** *** *** 28 12.2 7.8-18.6 65 36.9 29.1-45.3
$15,000- 24,999 386 176 37.9 32.0-44.2 35 6.8 4.4-10.4 22 6.1 3.0-11.9 50 11.6 8.3-15.9 103 37.6 31.4-44.3
$25,000- 34,999 226 111 41.3 33.4-49.6 33 14.0 9.3-20.5 12 2.8 1.3- 6.0 17 8.9 5.2-14.8 53 33.0 25.0-42.2
$35,000- 49,999 281 130 40.6 33.9-47.6 39 12.4 8.6-17.6 14 4.3 2.1- 8.9 28 11.4 7.2-17.7 70 31.2 24.9-38.4
$50,000-74,999 292 148 42.0 35.4-49.0 31 11.9 7.5-18.2 *** *** *** 27 9.4 6.0-14.3 79 34.0 27.5-41.2
$75,000+ 489 287 54.6 49.2-60.0 40 7.0 5.0- 9.8 21 3.4 2.0- 5.6 36 8.3 5.2-12.9 105 26.8 22.2-31.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 494 233 39.9 34.6-45.5 54 11.2 7.7-16.1 30 5.5 3.5- 8.4 61 9.8 7.1-13.4 116 33.5 28.2-39.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 803 398 43.7 39.3-48.3 101 10.9 8.3-14.3 50 4.6 3.1- 6.8 121 15.7 12.6-19.4 133 25.0 21.0-29.4
No 1,589 784 43.1 40.2-46.1 162 9.6 8.0-11.6 64 3.8 2.7- 5.3 126 7.5 6.0- 9.3 453 36.0 33.0-39.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,318 1,144 43.4 40.9-45.9 259 10.2 8.7-11.9 111 4.1 3.1- 5.3 238 9.8 8.4-11.5 566 32.5 30.1-35.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 638 280 40.3 36.0-44.8 58 7.7 5.6-10.5 28 3.0 2.0- 4.5 51 7.9 5.5-11.2 221 41.1 36.6-45.7
Regional City or Suburban County 561 268 41.9 37.0-47.0 57 8.9 6.3-12.3 26 4.7 2.6- 8.3 60 11.7 8.8-15.4 150 32.8 28.1-37.8
Rural 1,201 637 46.7 43.0-50.4 148 12.7 10.4-15.6 60 4.4 3.2- 6.2 136 10.6 8.6-13.1 220 25.5 22.2-29.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,070 469 40.4 36.9-43.9 102 8.5 6.7-10.8 45 3.7 2.6- 5.2 96 8.7 6.7-11.1 358 38.7 35.2-42.3
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** 11 12.8 6.2-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 718 468 63.4 58.1-68.3 91 14.1 10.7-18.3 49 6.9 4.3-11.0 90 12.9 9.9-16.7 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Unable to Work 247 146 53.5 45.2-61.5 35 13.1 8.5-19.7 *** *** *** 31 15.7 10.3-23.1 27 15.7 10.3-23.3
Other not in Labor Force 260 64 21.1 16.1-27.2 24 6.3 4.0- 9.9 *** *** *** 19 7.2 4.1-12.2 144 62.9 55.9-69.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 205 69 27.3 20.1-35.9 27 8.5 5.4-13.1 *** *** *** 20 8.7 5.1-14.5 81 50.0 40.9-59.0
101% to 150% 357 175 42.9 36.7-49.3 42 11.2 7.7-15.9 17 3.3 1.8- 5.8 43 14.3 10.2-19.5 80 28.4 22.8-34.9
151% to 200% 171 87 43.8 34.5-53.5 19 8.5 4.9-14.4 12 6.0 2.7-13.0 24 13.8 8.0-22.9 29 27.8 19.3-38.4
More than 200% 1,080 590 49.4 45.7-53.0 113 9.9 7.9-12.3 45 3.3 2.3- 4.7 88 8.8 6.7-11.5 244 28.7 25.4-32.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 494 233 39.9 34.6-45.5 54 11.2 7.7-16.1 30 5.5 3.5- 8.4 61 9.8 7.1-13.4 116 33.5 28.2-39.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 463 261 49.4 43.1-55.7 52 12.9 9.1-17.8 26 5.9 3.3-10.4 40 6.5 4.3- 9.8 84 25.3 19.9-31.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,016 496 43.1 39.4-47.0 114 10.6 8.4-13.4 42 3.8 2.4- 6.0 130 12.7 10.4-15.5 234 29.8 26.2-33.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 921 428 41.7 38.0-45.5 97 8.6 6.7-10.9 46 3.8 2.7- 5.3 77 8.2 6.1-10.9 273 37.7 34.0-41.7

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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