2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,052 2,297 67.3 65.1-69.4 755 32.7 30.6-34.9
-Non-Hispanic White 1,965 1,558 72.5 69.9-75.0 407 27.5 25.0-30.1
AGE
18-34 298 48 16.6 12.1-22.4 250 83.4 77.6-87.9
35-44 206 102 51.6 43.6-59.5 104 48.4 40.5-56.4
45-54 293 276 93.4 89.0-96.2 17 6.6 3.8-11.0
55-64 400 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 92 86.6 77.8-92.3 16 13.4 7.7-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 435 347 69.8 63.7-75.3 88 30.2 24.7-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 586 462 71.6 66.8-75.9 124 28.4 24.1-33.2
College Graduate 832 653 71.8 67.9-75.4 179 28.2 24.6-32.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 224 176 72.6 64.1-79.7 48 27.4 20.3-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 152 125 78.2 68.6-85.5 27 21.8 14.5-31.4
$35,000- 49,999 235 181 69.2 61.0-76.3 54 30.8 23.7-39.0
$50,000- 74,999 243 187 70.2 62.5-76.9 56 29.8 23.1-37.5
$75,000+ 565 441 71.7 66.8-76.1 124 28.3 23.9-33.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 621 540 80.5 75.9-84.5 81 19.5 15.5-24.1
No 1,342 1,016 68.9 65.7-71.9 326 31.1 28.1-34.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,908 1,517 72.5 69.9-75.1 391 27.5 24.9-30.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 499 374 70.2 65.3-74.8 125 29.8 25.2-34.7
Regional City or Suburban County 585 463 73.2 68.4-77.6 122 26.8 22.4-31.6
Rural 881 721 73.6 69.4-77.4 160 26.4 22.6-30.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 896 625 64.4 60.5-68.1 271 35.6 31.9-39.5
Unemployed 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 666 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 142 127 85.7 75.6-92.0 15 14.3 8.0-24.4
Other not in Labor Force 157 89 49.2 40.2-58.3 68 50.8 41.7-59.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 144 118 75.7 65.0-84.0 26 24.3 16.0-35.0
101% to 150% 181 122 65.4 56.6-73.2 59 34.6 26.8-43.4
151% to 200% 184 147 72.2 62.5-80.3 37 27.8 19.7-37.5
More than 200% 1,001 800 72.9 69.2-76.3 201 27.1 23.7-30.8
HOUSING
Own 1,475 1,269 80.9 78.0-83.4 206 19.1 16.6-22.0
Rent 381 226 47.0 41.1-53.1 155 53.0 46.9-58.9
Other arrangement 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 484 391 71.5 65.7-76.7 93 28.5 23.3-34.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 659 528 73.9 69.2-78.0 131 26.1 22.0-30.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 822 639 71.9 67.9-75.5 183 28.1 24.5-32.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 715 555 70.8 66.4-74.8 160 29.2 25.2-33.6
2nd Quartile 522 426 76.9 72.1-81.1 96 23.1 18.9-27.9
3rd Quartile 521 402 68.9 63.5-73.8 119 31.1 26.2-36.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 207 175 73.2 62.7-81.6 32 26.8 18.4-37.3

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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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