2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,028 2,820 90.1 88.4-91.5 208 9.9 8.5-11.6
-Non-Hispanic White 1,953 1,840 91.5 89.6-93.1 113 8.5 6.9-10.4
AGE
18-34 298 240 76.6 70.5-81.7 58 23.4 18.3-29.5
35-44 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 290 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 399 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 398 88.1 83.2-91.7 35 11.9 8.3-16.8
Some Post-H.S. 584 546 90.9 87.4-93.5 38 9.1 6.5-12.6
College Graduate 828 798 95.6 93.2-97.1 30 4.4 2.9- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 124 85.8 75.8-92.1 13 14.2 7.9-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 222 201 88.7 81.4-93.4 21 11.3 6.6-18.6
$25,000- 34,999 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 564 544 94.7 91.2-96.8 20 5.3 3.2- 8.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 613 581 91.7 87.7-94.5 32 8.3 5.5-12.3
No 1,338 1,258 91.5 89.2-93.3 80 8.5 6.7-10.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,896 1,786 91.5 89.5-93.1 110 8.5 6.9-10.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 498 461 91.5 87.9-94.1 37 8.5 5.9-12.1
Regional City or Suburban County 583 552 91.6 87.9-94.3 31 8.4 5.7-12.1
Rural 872 827 91.5 88.3-94.0 45 8.5 6.0-11.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 893 847 93.2 90.6-95.1 46 6.8 4.9- 9.4
Unemployed 96 85 82.3 70.7-90.0 11 17.7 10.0-29.3
Retired 659 632 93.9 90.0-96.3 27 6.1 3.7-10.0
Unable to Work 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 157 135 80.8 71.9-87.3 22 19.2 12.7-28.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 183 167 87.9 80.0-93.0 16 12.1 7.0-20.0
More than 200% 999 962 94.1 91.5-96.0 37 5.9 4.0- 8.5
HOUSING
Own 1,465 1,415 95.3 93.5-96.7 50 4.7 3.3- 6.5
Rent 380 342 85.3 79.8-89.5 38 14.7 10.5-20.2
Other arrangement 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 483 465 93.4 88.8-96.2 18 6.6 3.8-11.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 654 616 92.3 88.9-94.7 38 7.7 5.3-11.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 816 759 90.1 87.0-92.5 57 9.9 7.5-13.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 709 655 89.0 85.5-91.8 54 11.0 8.2-14.5
2nd Quartile 520 495 93.0 89.3-95.5 25 7.0 4.5-10.7
3rd Quartile 518 490 92.8 89.1-95.3 28 7.2 4.7-10.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator.

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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