2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,200 1,642 74.2 71.8-76.5 558 25.8 23.5-28.2
-Western 360 232 64.3 57.3-70.8 128 35.7 29.2-42.7
GENDER
Female 360 232 64.3 57.3-70.8 128 35.7 29.2-42.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 202 63.9 56.5-70.7 111 36.1 29.3-43.5
Non-Hispanic Black 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
35-44 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 104 78 75.0 64.7-83.1 26 25.0 16.9-35.3
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 125 82 64.9 55.0-73.6 43 35.1 26.4-45.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 147 86 60.1 50.1-69.3 61 39.9 30.7-49.9
No 213 146 67.3 57.5-75.7 67 32.7 24.3-42.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 354 228 64.3 57.3-70.8 126 35.7 29.2-42.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 157 109 70.9 61.7-78.7 48 29.1 21.3-38.3
Unable to Work 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 158 113 73.3 65.0-80.2 45 26.7 19.8-35.0
HOUSING
Own 279 189 67.3 59.3-74.3 90 32.7 25.7-40.7
Rent 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 256 166 66.2 58.0-73.6 90 33.8 26.4-42.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 81 56 74.8 63.4-83.6 25 25.2 16.4-36.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 185 120 62.7 53.3-71.2 65 37.3 28.8-46.7
2nd Quartile 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 114 77 70.3 59.1-79.5 37 29.7 20.5-40.9

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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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