2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,052 2,297 67.3 65.1-69.4 755 32.7 30.6-34.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,965 1,558 72.5 69.9-75.0 407 27.5 25.0-30.1
Non-Hispanic Black 606 463 65.5 60.2-70.5 143 34.5 29.5-39.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 241 118 39.7 32.7-47.1 123 60.3 52.9-67.3
AGE
18-34 546 95 16.5 13.2-20.5 451 83.5 79.5-86.8
35-44 413 196 50.7 44.9-56.5 217 49.3 43.5-55.1
45-54 470 439 92.9 89.6-95.2 31 7.1 4.8-10.4
55-64 558 545 97.6 94.5-98.9 13 2.4 1.1- 5.5
65-74 590 574 97.2 94.7-98.5 16 2.8 1.5- 5.3
75+ 404 392 96.9 92.0-98.8 12 3.1 1.2- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 202 69.5 62.0-76.2 68 30.5 23.8-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 715 538 66.1 61.3-70.6 177 33.9 29.4-38.7
Some Post-H.S. 877 654 66.1 62.0-69.9 223 33.9 30.1-38.0
College Graduate 1,183 898 68.8 65.4-71.9 285 31.2 28.1-34.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 936 786 75.7 71.6-79.4 150 24.3 20.6-28.4
No 2,110 1,506 63.9 61.2-66.4 604 36.1 33.6-38.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,955 2,228 67.3 65.1-69.5 727 32.7 30.5-34.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,421 936 60.3 57.1-63.3 485 39.7 36.7-42.9
Unemployed 195 123 54.5 45.6-63.1 72 45.5 36.9-54.4
Retired 909 887 97.3 95.0-98.6 22 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Unable to Work 234 204 82.6 74.7-88.5 30 17.4 11.5-25.3
Other not in Labor Force 274 136 39.8 33.3-46.8 138 60.2 53.2-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 192 60.7 52.3-68.6 75 39.3 31.4-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 426 318 67.9 61.8-73.5 108 32.1 26.5-38.2
$25,000- 34,999 251 186 65.5 57.3-72.9 65 34.5 27.1-42.7
$35,000- 49,999 374 270 63.4 56.9-69.4 104 36.6 30.6-43.1
$50,000-74,999 330 244 68.7 62.1-74.6 86 31.3 25.4-37.9
$75,000+ 738 563 69.0 64.6-73.0 175 31.0 27.0-35.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 666 524 69.5 64.6-74.0 142 30.5 26.0-35.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 299 219 64.2 56.5-71.2 80 35.8 28.8-43.5
101% to 150% 325 224 62.7 55.8-69.1 101 37.3 30.9-44.2
151% to 200% 286 210 64.6 56.9-71.7 76 35.4 28.3-43.1
More than 200% 1,357 1,058 70.8 67.6-73.8 299 29.2 26.2-32.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 666 524 69.5 64.6-74.0 142 30.5 26.0-35.4
HOUSING
Own 2,035 1,707 78.0 75.5-80.4 328 22.0 19.6-24.5
Rent 795 465 46.8 42.6-51.0 330 53.2 49.0-57.4
Other arrangement 194 103 32.8 25.5-40.9 91 67.2 59.1-74.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 878 627 63.9 59.9-67.8 251 36.1 32.2-40.1
Regional City or Suburban County 862 648 68.8 64.7-72.6 214 31.2 27.4-35.3
Rural 1,312 1,022 69.3 65.7-72.6 290 30.7 27.4-34.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 868 674 67.7 63.3-71.9 194 32.3 28.1-36.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 960 726 68.5 64.6-72.2 234 31.5 27.8-35.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,224 897 66.2 62.7-69.4 327 33.8 30.6-37.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 943 696 67.3 63.5-71.0 247 32.7 29.0-36.5
2nd Quartile 806 614 69.0 64.8-72.9 192 31.0 27.1-35.2
3rd Quartile 864 638 65.0 60.8-69.0 226 35.0 31.0-39.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 439 349 67.5 60.4-73.8 90 32.5 26.2-39.6

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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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