2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,028 2,820 90.1 88.4-91.5 208 9.9 8.5-11.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 600 565 91.9 87.9-94.6 35 8.1 5.4-12.1
AGE
18-34 104 86 77.1 65.6-85.6 18 22.9 14.4-34.4
35-44 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 167 150 89.0 81.1-93.9 17 11.0 6.1-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 210 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 421 396 92.3 87.9-95.2 25 7.7 4.8-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 575 541 92.1 88.1-94.8 34 7.9 5.2-11.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 278 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 62 61 100 99.7- 100 *** *** ***
More than 200% 228 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rent 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 231 213 88.0 79.5-93.3 18 12.0 6.7-20.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 210 196 88.4 80.0-93.6 14 11.6 6.4-20.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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