2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 471 440 90.7 86.6-93.7 31 9.3 6.3-13.4
GENDER
Female 471 440 90.7 86.6-93.7 31 9.3 6.3-13.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 397 372 91.1 86.8-94.1 25 8.9 5.9-13.2
Non-Hispanic Black 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 302 275 87.7 81.9-91.8 27 12.3 8.2-18.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 462 431 90.6 86.4-93.6 31 9.4 6.4-13.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 325 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rent 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 334 309 90.3 85.5-93.6 25 9.7 6.4-14.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 182 168 90.1 82.9-94.5 14 9.9 5.5-17.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 245 227 89.0 82.4-93.3 18 11.0 6.7-17.6
2nd Quartile 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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