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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 2,430 1,839 67.7 65.2-70.1 591 32.3 29.9-34.8
-Piedmont NC 1,101 781 65.4 62.0-68.7 320 34.6 31.3-38.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 697 526 70.3 66.0-74.2 171 29.7 25.8-34.0
Non-Hispanic Black 253 173 63.4 55.9-70.2 80 36.6 29.8-44.1
Other 151 82 44.0 35.4-53.0 69 56.0 47.0-64.6
AGE
18-34 245 44 16.8 12.2-22.6 201 83.2 77.4-87.8
35-44 162 80 52.7 43.9-61.3 82 47.3 38.7-56.1
45-54 180 167 90.5 83.5-94.7 13 9.5 5.3-16.5
55-64 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 235 179 67.1 59.4-74.0 56 32.9 26.0-40.6
Some Post-H.S. 308 217 64.6 58.1-70.6 91 35.4 29.4-41.9
College Graduate 448 311 65.0 59.9-69.8 137 35.0 30.2-40.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 116 59.7 50.3-68.4 51 40.3 31.6-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 81 65.6 55.4-74.5 40 34.4 25.5-44.6
$50,000- 74,999 140 96 64.3 54.3-73.2 44 35.7 26.8-45.7
$75,000+ 265 197 72.0 65.5-77.8 68 28.0 22.2-34.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 321 258 73.6 67.0-79.2 63 26.4 20.8-33.0
No 774 520 62.4 58.3-66.3 254 37.6 33.7-41.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,078 764 65.5 62.0-68.8 314 34.5 31.2-38.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 599 386 58.5 53.8-63.1 213 41.5 36.9-46.2
Regional City or Suburban County 269 198 68.6 61.6-74.9 71 31.4 25.1-38.4
Rural 233 197 80.0 72.7-85.7 36 20.0 14.3-27.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 547 341 59.4 54.6-64.0 206 40.6 36.0-45.4
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 130 56 38.9 30.0-48.7 74 61.1 51.3-70.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 152 116 69.8 60.2-77.9 36 30.2 22.1-39.8
151% to 200% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 532 381 69.1 64.4-73.5 151 30.9 26.5-35.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 461 349 70.2 64.9-75.1 112 29.8 24.9-35.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 582 380 59.7 55.0-64.3 202 40.3 35.7-45.0

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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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