2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Women age 50-74 who have had a mammogram in the past two years.

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-17.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,401 1,118 80.3 77.6-82.8 283 19.7 17.2-22.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 972 769 79.6 76.2-82.6 203 20.4 17.4-23.8
Non-Hispanic Black 277 244 89.4 84.5-92.9 33 10.6 7.1-15.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 264 196 76.4 69.9-81.9 68 23.6 18.1-30.1
55-64 552 444 81.6 77.1-85.4 108 18.4 14.6-22.9
65-74 585 478 81.0 76.6-84.8 107 19.0 15.2-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 264 78.6 72.7-83.4 79 21.4 16.6-27.3
Some Post-H.S. 401 316 79.8 74.5-84.2 85 20.2 15.8-25.5
College Graduate 548 459 85.6 82.1-88.5 89 14.4 11.5-17.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 463 347 74.0 68.5-78.9 116 26.0 21.1-31.5
No 935 768 83.1 80.0-85.9 167 16.9 14.1-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,355 1,090 81.2 78.4-83.7 265 18.8 16.3-21.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 458 83.8 80.2-86.9 116 16.2 13.1-19.8
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 525 444 82.9 78.1-86.9 81 17.1 13.1-21.9
Unable to Work 166 118 68.4 58.3-77.0 48 31.6 23.0-41.7
Other not in Labor Force 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 183 137 77.9 69.6-84.5 46 22.1 15.5-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 116 92 80.9 70.2-88.4 24 19.1 11.6-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 172 142 83.6 75.3-89.5 30 16.4 10.5-24.7
$50,000-74,999 165 136 81.7 72.9-88.1 29 18.3 11.9-27.1
$75,000+ 358 308 87.5 83.1-90.8 50 12.5 9.2-16.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 281 224 78.2 71.6-83.6 57 21.8 16.4-28.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 133 103 82.4 74.0-88.6 30 17.6 11.4-26.0
151% to 200% 128 103 76.4 65.3-84.8 25 23.6 15.2-34.7
More than 200% 691 578 85.1 81.6-88.0 113 14.9 12.0-18.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 281 224 78.2 71.6-83.6 57 21.8 16.4-28.4
HOUSING
Own 1,096 905 82.6 79.6-85.2 191 17.4 14.8-20.4
Rent 242 165 66.7 59.0-73.6 77 33.3 26.4-41.0
Other arrangement 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 345 296 86.1 81.1-89.9 49 13.9 10.1-18.9
Regional City or Suburban County 392 317 79.7 73.9-84.5 75 20.3 15.5-26.1
Rural 664 505 76.3 72.1-80.0 159 23.7 20.0-27.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 419 327 76.9 71.4-81.5 92 23.1 18.5-28.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 455 363 79.9 74.9-84.1 92 20.1 15.9-25.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 527 428 82.3 77.9-86.0 99 17.7 14.0-22.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 429 337 79.7 74.6-84.1 92 20.3 15.9-25.4
2nd Quartile 384 311 81.7 76.6-85.9 73 18.3 14.1-23.4
3rd Quartile 355 289 81.9 76.4-86.3 66 18.1 13.7-23.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 233 181 73.4 65.2-80.3 52 26.6 19.7-34.8

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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