2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 476 350 65.2 59.2-70.8 126 34.8 29.2-40.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 401 306 66.9 60.4-72.8 95 33.1 27.2-39.6
Non-Hispanic Black 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 146 113 68.6 58.2-77.4 33 31.4 22.6-41.8
College Graduate 158 121 69.9 60.5-77.8 37 30.1 22.2-39.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 172 146 80.3 71.5-86.9 26 19.7 13.1-28.5
No 304 204 57.3 49.8-64.4 100 42.7 35.6-50.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 467 345 65.6 59.5-71.2 122 34.4 28.8-40.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 196 123 55.2 45.8-64.2 73 44.8 35.8-54.2
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 191 155 75.3 66.6-82.4 36 24.7 17.6-33.4
HOUSING
Own 329 270 74.6 67.2-80.8 59 25.4 19.2-32.8
Rent 115 *** *** *** 52 57.8 47.0-67.8
Other arrangement 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 337 244 64.6 57.6-71.1 93 35.4 28.9-42.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 184 127 60.8 50.7-70.1 57 39.2 29.9-49.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 189 143 67.9 58.3-76.2 46 32.1 23.8-41.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 248 181 66.2 58.1-73.4 67 33.8 26.6-41.9
2nd Quartile 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 143 110 70.4 59.9-79.1 33 29.6 20.9-40.1

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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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