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
-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
AGE
18-34 298 20 6.5 3.8-10.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 250 83.4 77.6-87.9
35-44 206 57 32.2 25.1-40.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 9.4 5.9-14.5 104 48.4 40.5-56.4
45-54 288 162 53.9 47.2-60.5 56 21.6 16.5-27.7 26 8.3 5.4-12.6 27 9.5 6.2-14.3 17 6.7 3.9-11.2
55-64 394 241 61.8 55.6-67.6 69 18.0 13.6-23.4 28 7.0 4.5-10.8 47 10.4 7.3-14.6 *** *** ***
65-74 410 273 68.0 62.2-73.2 59 12.7 9.5-16.7 29 8.0 5.2-12.1 37 8.3 5.6-12.1 *** *** ***
75+ 300 150 48.7 41.0-56.5 51 18.4 12.7-25.8 23 6.7 3.9-11.2 67 22.2 16.4-29.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 *** *** *** 19 19.0 11.2-30.4 *** *** *** 24 21.4 13.2-32.8 16 14.2 8.2-23.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 205 43.0 37.4-48.8 46 9.5 6.8-13.0 38 7.7 5.3-11.0 51 9.1 6.6-12.5 88 30.7 25.1-36.8
Some Post-H.S. 580 269 41.9 37.3-46.6 77 12.7 9.7-16.5 40 6.7 4.7- 9.5 70 9.9 7.5-13.0 124 28.7 24.3-33.5
College Graduate 822 409 46.4 42.5-50.4 119 13.7 11.2-16.6 43 4.5 3.2- 6.4 72 6.8 5.3- 8.8 179 28.5 24.8-32.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 51 30.7 22.4-40.5 21 15.4 9.1-25.0 *** *** *** 23 14.9 8.5-24.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 221 88 38.8 30.7-47.6 28 10.7 6.3-17.8 22 10.4 6.4-16.5 35 12.1 7.9-17.9 48 28.0 20.8-36.5
$25,000- 34,999 151 69 44.4 34.8-54.4 22 15.0 9.0-23.8 *** *** *** 21 12.1 7.0-20.1 27 21.9 14.5-31.6
$35,000- 49,999 235 112 42.8 35.5-50.6 30 10.4 7.0-15.3 *** *** *** 29 12.3 7.9-18.7 54 30.8 23.7-39.0
$50,000- 74,999 239 112 42.5 35.1-50.2 30 12.0 7.6-18.4 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 25 10.6 6.6-16.7 56 30.2 23.4-37.9
$75,000+ 561 295 48.0 43.1-52.9 74 13.4 10.4-17.1 30 4.9 3.2- 7.4 38 5.3 3.7- 7.5 124 28.5 24.0-33.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 604 275 41.4 36.5-46.4 89 13.7 10.5-17.6 54 9.0 6.5-12.3 105 15.8 12.5-19.7 81 20.2 16.2-25.0
No 1,333 652 44.6 41.4-47.8 172 12.4 10.4-14.7 71 4.7 3.6- 6.1 112 7.0 5.6- 8.8 326 31.3 28.2-34.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,881 906 43.6 40.9-46.4 256 13.0 11.2-15.0 121 6.0 4.9- 7.4 207 9.4 8.0-11.1 391 27.9 25.4-30.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 491 241 44.8 39.8-50.0 58 11.9 8.8-15.9 22 4.2 2.5- 6.9 45 8.8 6.2-12.3 125 30.3 25.7-35.4
Regional City or Suburban County 580 286 43.5 38.8-48.4 75 13.1 10.0-16.9 39 7.4 5.2-10.4 58 9.1 6.5-12.5 122 26.9 22.6-31.8
Rural 867 401 42.9 38.8-47.1 128 13.2 10.7-16.3 64 6.1 4.6- 8.0 114 10.8 8.7-13.3 160 27.0 23.1-31.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 891 380 39.5 35.8-43.3 113 13.1 10.7-16.1 52 5.0 3.6- 6.8 75 6.7 5.1- 8.6 271 35.7 32.0-39.7
Unemployed 97 33 28.1 19.3-39.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 650 391 60.3 55.3-65.2 101 14.4 11.2-18.3 42 6.7 4.6- 9.6 100 15.4 12.0-19.6 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 137 69 48.4 38.1-58.8 *** *** *** 14 11.2 6.3-19.1 20 11.6 6.8-19.2 15 15.0 8.4-25.4
Other not in Labor Force 156 52 28.0 20.6-36.8 16 9.2 5.1-15.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 51.0 41.9-60.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 140 64 40.1 30.5-50.6 15 9.1 5.1-15.9 *** *** *** 25 19.1 11.6-29.9 26 25.2 16.7-36.2
101% to 150% 180 58 35.8 27.0-45.6 25 11.2 6.2-19.4 *** *** *** 24 9.5 5.9-14.8 59 35.2 27.3-44.1
151% to 200% 182 79 36.5 28.7-45.2 29 15.0 9.9-22.2 *** *** *** 24 14.0 8.5-22.1 37 27.9 19.8-37.7
More than 200% 993 514 47.5 43.8-51.3 129 12.8 10.5-15.6 58 5.0 3.7- 6.7 91 7.4 5.8- 9.5 201 27.3 23.8-31.0
HOUSING
Own 1,454 793 50.4 47.2-53.5 208 14.6 12.4-17.0 91 5.9 4.6- 7.5 156 9.7 8.0-11.7 206 19.5 16.9-22.3
Rent 376 104 22.4 17.9-27.7 41 7.4 5.1-10.6 28 6.3 4.2- 9.5 48 10.1 7.1-14.0 155 53.8 47.7-59.7
Other arrangement 96 24 14.3 8.9-22.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 475 215 40.3 35.1-45.8 73 13.4 10.2-17.4 41 8.3 5.8-11.6 53 8.8 6.3-12.2 93 29.2 23.9-35.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 654 325 44.8 40.1-49.5 84 13.8 10.6-17.7 34 4.9 3.3- 7.2 80 10.2 7.8-13.2 131 26.4 22.2-31.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 809 388 44.2 40.2-48.2 104 11.7 9.4-14.5 50 5.9 4.2- 8.2 84 9.6 7.4-12.3 183 28.6 24.9-32.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 708 337 43.5 39.3-47.9 89 11.5 9.0-14.4 40 4.8 3.3- 6.9 82 10.8 8.4-13.6 160 29.5 25.4-33.9
2nd Quartile 515 253 46.2 41.1-51.4 75 14.6 11.2-18.8 32 6.0 4.0- 8.8 59 9.7 6.9-13.3 96 23.5 19.3-28.4
3rd Quartile 513 246 42.1 37.0-47.4 67 12.6 9.3-16.8 30 6.0 3.9- 9.1 51 7.7 5.6-10.5 119 31.6 26.6-37.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 202 92 37.7 29.6-46.6 30 11.6 7.5-17.6 23 11.7 7.3-18.2 25 11.0 6.6-17.8 32 27.9 19.2-38.6

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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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