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%)
North Carolina 1,401 1,118 80.3 77.6-82.8 283 19.7 17.2-22.4
-Non-Hispanic White 972 769 79.6 76.2-82.6 203 20.4 17.4-23.8
AGE
50-54 168 127 77.1 68.9-83.6 41 22.9 16.4-31.1
55-64 394 310 79.8 74.3-84.3 84 20.2 15.7-25.7
65-74 410 332 80.6 75.3-85.0 78 19.4 15.0-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 168 75.4 68.1-81.5 58 24.6 18.5-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 276 218 78.3 71.7-83.8 58 21.7 16.2-28.3
College Graduate 418 345 85.3 81.3-88.6 73 14.7 11.4-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 89 80.6 69.7-88.3 24 19.4 11.7-30.3
$50,000- 74,999 134 109 80.3 70.2-87.6 25 19.7 12.4-29.8
$75,000+ 287 245 87.2 82.2-90.9 42 12.8 9.1-17.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 308 232 74.6 67.8-80.4 76 25.4 19.6-32.2
No 663 536 81.8 77.9-85.1 127 18.2 14.9-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 942 752 80.5 77.1-83.4 190 19.5 16.6-22.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 211 184 86.3 79.6-91.0 27 13.7 9.0-20.4
Regional City or Suburban County 282 227 79.1 72.1-84.6 55 20.9 15.4-27.9
Rural 479 358 75.7 70.8-80.1 121 24.3 19.9-29.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 418 326 82.8 78.4-86.4 92 17.2 13.6-21.6
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 361 304 82.1 76.0-86.9 57 17.9 13.1-24.0
Unable to Work 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 534 441 84.2 80.1-87.6 93 15.8 12.4-19.9
HOUSING
Own 820 670 81.7 78.2-84.8 150 18.3 15.2-21.8
Rent 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 246 186 74.5 67.3-80.6 60 25.5 19.4-32.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 340 269 79.7 73.8-84.5 71 20.3 15.5-26.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 386 314 81.6 76.3-86.0 72 18.4 14.0-23.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 348 273 78.8 72.9-83.7 75 21.2 16.3-27.1
2nd Quartile 274 222 81.9 75.7-86.8 52 18.1 13.2-24.3
3rd Quartile 236 189 80.3 73.3-85.8 47 19.7 14.2-26.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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