2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had mammogram
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,012 1,402 41.0 38.8-43.2 367 11.5 10.2-13.0 188 5.8 4.9- 6.9 300 8.6 7.5- 9.8 755 33.1 31.0-35.3
-FEMALES 3,012 1,402 41.0 38.8-43.2 367 11.5 10.2-13.0 188 5.8 4.9- 6.9 300 8.6 7.5- 9.8 755 33.1 31.0-35.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,938 928 43.6 41.0-46.4 261 12.8 11.1-14.8 125 6.0 4.9- 7.3 217 9.7 8.2-11.3 407 27.9 25.4-30.6
Non-Hispanic Black 594 331 47.0 41.8-52.2 58 8.5 6.1-11.6 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 34 5.5 3.7- 8.2 143 34.8 29.7-40.2
Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 546 33 5.8 3.8- 8.6 16 3.5 2.0- 6.3 18 2.8 1.7- 4.6 28 4.4 2.9- 6.8 451 83.5 79.5-86.8
35-44 413 111 30.2 25.1-35.9 28 7.6 4.9-11.6 25 6.1 4.0- 9.2 32 6.8 4.6- 9.9 217 49.3 43.5-55.1
45-54 462 264 55.7 50.2-61.1 85 21.4 17.0-26.5 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 46 8.8 6.3-12.2 31 7.2 4.8-10.5
55-64 552 356 65.7 60.4-70.6 88 15.9 12.4-20.2 37 6.5 4.4- 9.5 58 9.4 6.8-12.8 13 2.5 1.1- 5.5
65-74 585 403 69.4 64.7-73.9 75 11.6 9.0-14.8 39 7.2 4.9-10.4 52 8.9 6.4-12.2 16 2.8 1.5- 5.3
75+ 385 197 48.4 41.5-55.3 67 18.2 13.3-24.5 30 8.5 5.0-14.0 79 21.6 16.4-27.8 12 3.3 1.3- 8.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 101 34.5 27.6-42.2 40 14.9 10.2-21.4 14 5.8 3.0-10.9 38 13.2 8.9-19.1 68 31.6 24.7-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 704 324 41.1 36.6-45.8 70 9.0 6.8-11.7 56 6.9 5.1- 9.3 77 8.7 6.6-11.3 177 34.3 29.8-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 868 390 39.5 35.7-43.4 104 11.2 8.9-14.1 54 5.8 4.3- 7.8 97 9.3 7.4-11.7 223 34.2 30.4-38.3
College Graduate 1,172 582 45.1 41.8-48.6 153 12.6 10.4-15.1 64 5.0 3.7- 6.7 88 5.8 4.6- 7.3 285 31.5 28.3-34.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 100 29.3 23.2-36.2 31 11.7 7.5-17.7 20 7.1 4.0-12.3 37 11.9 7.7-18.0 75 40.1 32.1-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 420 170 37.5 31.5-44.0 53 10.6 7.4-15.0 32 7.9 5.2-11.7 57 11.5 8.3-15.6 108 32.5 26.9-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 250 107 38.4 30.9-46.4 32 13.1 8.2-20.1 16 5.2 2.9- 9.1 30 8.8 5.5-13.8 65 34.6 27.2-42.8
$35,000- 49,999 374 176 39.7 33.9-45.8 40 10.1 7.0-14.5 17 3.9 2.3- 6.4 37 9.7 6.5-14.2 104 36.6 30.6-43.1
$50,000- 74,999 325 156 44.9 38.3-51.8 35 10.4 6.9-15.6 20 4.4 2.6- 7.1 28 8.6 5.4-13.3 86 31.7 25.7-38.4
$75,000+ 734 382 46.8 42.5-51.1 92 12.3 9.7-15.5 37 4.8 3.3- 6.9 48 4.9 3.6- 6.8 175 31.2 27.1-35.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 909 421 39.9 35.9-44.0 122 12.4 9.9-15.4 77 8.2 6.3-10.8 139 14.4 11.8-17.5 150 25.1 21.3-29.2
No 2,098 977 41.4 38.8-44.0 245 11.2 9.6-13.0 111 4.8 3.9- 6.0 161 6.3 5.2- 7.6 604 36.3 33.7-38.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.0 6.8-23.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,916 1,360 40.9 38.7-43.2 361 11.7 10.3-13.3 181 5.8 4.9- 6.9 287 8.4 7.3- 9.7 727 33.1 30.9-35.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 866 412 41.5 37.7-45.4 91 10.3 8.2-13.0 42 4.8 3.3- 6.9 70 6.9 5.2- 9.1 251 36.5 32.6-40.6
Regional City or Suburban County 855 399 40.8 36.8-44.9 109 12.9 10.3-16.0 50 6.4 4.7- 8.8 83 8.5 6.5-11.1 214 31.4 27.6-35.5
Rural 1,291 591 40.7 37.3-44.2 167 11.5 9.5-13.9 96 6.2 4.9- 7.8 147 10.3 8.5-12.4 290 31.3 27.9-34.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,416 578 37.1 34.2-40.2 163 12.2 10.2-14.5 82 4.9 3.8- 6.3 108 6.0 4.8- 7.4 485 39.8 36.7-43.0
Unemployed 194 70 30.1 22.5-38.9 16 6.2 3.5-10.9 14 7.5 4.1-13.1 22 10.6 6.4-17.1 72 45.6 37.0-54.5
Retired 885 560 62.5 58.1-66.7 127 13.5 10.8-16.7 58 7.3 5.1-10.2 118 14.0 11.1-17.4 22 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Unable to Work 227 113 46.5 38.4-54.7 32 13.8 8.6-21.5 21 10.2 6.3-16.0 31 11.6 7.5-17.5 30 18.0 11.9-26.1
Other not in Labor Force 272 74 21.6 16.5-27.6 28 7.6 4.8-11.7 12 3.5 1.8- 6.8 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 138 60.4 53.4-67.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 111 25 18.6 11.9-28.0 11 10.8 5.1-21.3 *** *** *** 13 8.4 4.4-15.5 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 294 120 33.6 26.8-41.2 31 9.0 6.0-13.5 22 6.5 3.8-10.9 41 14.2 9.6-20.6 80 36.6 29.5-44.3
101% to 150% 322 120 36.9 30.3-44.0 43 10.5 6.9-15.5 18 5.5 3.1- 9.5 40 9.4 6.5-13.3 101 37.8 31.3-44.7
151% to 200% 284 124 34.9 28.6-41.8 34 13.1 8.6-19.5 19 6.4 3.8-10.5 31 10.2 6.5-15.6 76 35.5 28.4-43.3
More than 200% 1,348 698 47.2 44.0-50.5 164 11.9 10.0-14.3 75 4.8 3.7- 6.2 112 6.7 5.3- 8.3 299 29.4 26.4-32.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 852 404 39.8 35.7-44.0 100 10.2 8.1-12.9 70 8.0 6.1-10.5 84 9.1 7.0-11.8 194 32.9 28.7-37.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 951 446 41.3 37.5-45.2 121 13.2 10.6-16.3 45 4.3 3.1- 6.1 105 9.4 7.4-11.7 234 31.8 28.1-35.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,209 552 41.3 38.0-44.7 146 10.9 9.0-13.1 73 5.9 4.5- 7.7 111 7.7 6.2- 9.7 327 34.2 30.9-37.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 934 424 41.8 38.0-45.7 110 10.5 8.4-12.9 54 5.6 4.0- 7.8 99 9.2 7.3-11.5 247 32.9 29.2-36.7
2nd Quartile 798 370 41.9 37.9-46.0 107 13.0 10.4-16.1 44 4.9 3.5- 6.9 85 8.7 6.7-11.3 192 31.5 27.5-35.7
3rd Quartile 850 391 39.2 35.3-43.2 107 12.1 9.5-15.3 50 5.9 4.3- 8.1 76 7.4 5.6- 9.6 226 35.4 31.4-39.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 430 217 40.2 34.1-46.5 43 8.0 5.5-11.5 40 9.1 6.3-13.0 40 9.4 6.1-14.0 90 33.4 26.9-40.5

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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