2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,739 1,330 74.7 71.9-77.4 409 25.3 22.6-28.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,215 930 75.9 72.6-79.0 285 24.1 21.0-27.4
Non-Hispanic Black 353 279 72.3 64.9-78.7 74 27.7 21.3-35.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 165 90 53.7 44.0-63.2 75 46.3 36.8-56.0
45-54 384 300 75.9 70.0-81.0 84 24.1 19.0-30.0
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
75+ 296 206 71.8 64.6-78.0 90 28.2 22.0-35.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 120 60.8 51.0-69.8 68 39.2 30.2-49.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 424 316 74.2 68.7-79.0 108 25.8 21.0-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 507 384 75.7 70.1-80.5 123 24.3 19.5-29.9
College Graduate 620 510 81.2 77.0-84.8 110 18.8 15.2-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 121 65.8 55.6-74.7 55 34.2 25.3-44.4
$15,000- 24,999 273 188 65.1 56.7-72.7 85 34.9 27.3-43.3
$25,000- 34,999 169 133 78.1 68.9-85.2 36 21.9 14.8-31.1
$35,000- 49,999 189 148 76.4 67.4-83.6 41 23.6 16.4-32.6
$50,000-74,999 208 169 80.2 72.7-86.0 39 19.8 14.0-27.3
$75,000+ 370 310 80.8 74.3-86.0 60 19.2 14.0-25.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 354 261 72.8 66.4-78.4 93 27.2 21.6-33.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 677 478 68.1 63.1-72.6 199 31.9 27.4-36.9
No 1,058 849 78.6 75.0-81.9 209 21.4 18.1-25.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,686 1,289 74.8 71.9-77.5 397 25.2 22.5-28.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 395 302 76.2 70.5-81.1 93 23.8 18.9-29.5
Regional City or Suburban County 392 297 71.2 64.8-76.9 95 28.8 23.1-35.2
Rural 952 731 76.0 72.1-79.4 221 24.0 20.6-27.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 647 496 76.5 72.0-80.4 151 23.5 19.6-28.0
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 705 550 77.4 72.6-81.6 155 22.6 18.4-27.4
Unable to Work 224 173 70.1 61.1-77.7 51 29.9 22.3-38.9
Other not in Labor Force 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 270 196 70.1 62.8-76.5 74 29.9 23.5-37.2
151% to 200% 129 95 73.3 62.0-82.2 *** *** ***
More than 200% 811 664 80.3 76.2-83.8 147 19.7 16.2-23.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 354 261 72.8 66.4-78.4 93 27.2 21.6-33.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 376 295 79.6 73.3-84.6 81 20.4 15.4-26.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 737 555 73.3 68.9-77.3 182 26.7 22.7-31.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 626 480 74.8 70.0-79.0 146 25.2 21.0-30.0

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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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